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Original Chex® Party Mix

Original Chex® Party MixStill great after all these years! Chex® Party Mix has been a party favorite since the 1960's.

Recipe Ingredients:

6 tablespoons butter or margarine
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 1/2 teaspoons seasoned salt
3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
3 cups Corn Chex® cereal
3 cups Rice Chex® cereal
3 cups Wheat Chex® cereal
1 cup mixed nuts
1 cup bite-size pretzels
1 cup garlic-flavor bite-size bagel chips or regular-size bagel chips, broken into 1-inch pieces

Cooking Directions:

  1. Heat oven to 250°F (120°C).
  2. In ungreased large roasting pan, melt butter in oven. Stir in seasonings. Gradually stir in remaining ingredients until evenly coated.
  3. Bake 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes.
  4. Spread on paper towels to cool, about 15 minutes.
  5. Store in airtight container.

Makes 24 (1/2 cup) servings.

Microwave Directions: In large microwavable bowl, microwave butter uncovered on High about 40 seconds or until melted. Stir in seasonings. Gradually stir in remaining ingredients until evenly coated. Microwave uncovered on High 5 to 6 minutes, thoroughly stirring every 2 minutes. Spread on paper towels to cool. Store in airtight container.


  • The original recipe includes Corn Chex®, Rice Chex® and Wheat Chex®. You can mix and match to suit your taste--just use a total of 9 cups of cereal.
  • To reduce the fat to 2 grams and the calories to 80 per serving, use 3 tablespoons margarine instead of the 6 tablespoons butter, omit mixed nuts and use fat-free bagel chips.
  • Make enough of this favorite mix to package up as gifts for special friends--it’s so good and always a welcome surprise.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of, through ECES, Inc., Electronic Color Editorial Services.