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Pass the Chex Mix
Football season is in full swing. For my family, that means Fridays in the bleachers, Saturdays at the stadium (Hook ‘em, Horns!), and Sunday afternoons with the NFL playing in the background as I get ready for the week.
Everyone knows the best part about football is the food—no contest. Whether you’re watching or playing, snacks are essential, and I always set out enough to feed a small army. That’s what happens when you have four hungry kids who have lots of hungry friends.
America’s Anytime Anywhere Snack
This week, as I shared in my podcast episode with Whitney Bell, I’m making homemade Chex Mix for a bus of football players and cheerleaders who are going to an out-of-town football game. Easily shared and easily transported, this Chex Mix should keep the munchies at bay before they take the field and hopefully score some game-winning touchdowns.Print
Feed-a-Crowd Homemade Chex Mix
Anytime. Anywhere. Always good. A delicious snack that’ll make your house smell like heaven and keep your company coming back for more.
- Prep Time: 15 mins
- Cook Time: 2 hours
- Total Time: 2 hours 15 mins
- 3 cups Corn Chex cereal
- 3 cups Wheat Chex cereal
- 3 cups Rice Chex cereal
- 1 cup honey-roasted peanuts
- 1 cup bite-sized pretzels
- 1 cup garlic flavored bagel chips
- 1 cup sesame sticks
- 8 tablespoons butter, melted
- 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
- 2 tablespoons Lawry’s Seasoned Salt
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
- Preheat oven to 250 degrees.
- Mix the Chex, peanuts, pretzels, bagel chips, sesame sticks together in a large roasting pan.
- In a bowl, whisk together the melted butter and seasonings. Pour butter over the cereal mixture and stir until well combined.
- Bake at 250 degrees for 2 hours, stirring occasionally.
- Allow Chex Mix to cool, pack into bags or Tupperware, and take on the go for easy, delicious snacking.