Chex Party Mix - 1979

Chex Party Mix - 1979

A vintage recipe from 1979 for Chex Party Mix

Ingredients

1/2 cup butter or margarine
1 1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1/4 teaspoon onion or garlic powder
2 cups Corn Chex cereal
2 cups Rice Chex cereal
2 cups Bran Chex cereal
1 cup salted mixed nuts or broken pretzel sticks

Method

Melt butter in an electric skillet. Stir in seasonings. Blend well. Add Chex and nuts. Mix until all pieces are coated. Cover skillet, leaving lid vents open. Heat at 250-degrees for 15 minutes. Stir every 5 minutes. Cool on absorbent paper.

Note: A large skillet on the range top may be used. After pieces are well coated with butter and seasonings, heat and stir over low heat 15 minutes. Cool.

 

Microwave Version

Microwaves can turn out the Party Mix, too... in a much shorter time, with this slightly different recipe:

Ingredients

2 cups Corn Chex cereal
2 cups Rice Chex cereal
2 cups Wheat Chex cereal
2 cups Bran Chex cereal
1 cup salted mixed nuts or broken pretzel sticks
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt
1/4 teaspoon onion or garlic powder

Method

Place cereals and nuts or pretzels in a large mixing bowl.

Microwave butter until melted. Stir in remaining ingredients until thoroughly mixed. Pour over cereals stirring until all pieces are coated. Pour into a 2-quart shallow baking dish. Microwave on HIGH* 6 minutes or until crisp, stirring carefully but thoroughly every 2 minutes. Spread on absorbent paper to cool.

Makes about 9 cups.

* 650 watts. Adjust cooking time if Full Power on your oven is less [or more] than 650 watts.

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