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Firecracker Chex Mix

A fiery, salty and completely additive take on chex mix! Perfect for parties or everyday snacking! 

Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword snack mix, chex mix, spicy chex mix, zesty chex mix
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 28 1/2 cup portions
Calories 221 kcal
Author Nicole


  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 tbsp + 2 tsp dried dill
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp dry mustard
  • 1 tbsp dried parsley
  • 2 tsp dried minced onion
  • 3 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp garlic salt
  • 2 cups rice chex
  • 3 cups corn chex
  • 2 cups wheat chex
  • 2 cups pretzels
  • 2 cups rye bagel chips
  • 1 cup roasted peanuts


  1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees. 

  2. Add oils to a liquid measuring cup along with all of the spices. Whisk to combine. 

  3. Add rice chex, corn chex, wheat chex, pretzels, rye chips and peanuts to a very large bowl. Pour 1/3 of the oil over. Stir then pour another 1/3. Stir and pour remaining 1/3 over. Continue to stir until evenly coated in the spices and oil. Let the mixture sit for 5 minutes, then stir again. Let it sit another five minutes and then pour on to a large, rimmed baking sheet. 

  4. Bake chex mix for 15 minutes, then stir, repeat three more times for a total of one hour of cooking. Let cool and store in an airtight container. 

Nutrition Facts
Firecracker Chex Mix
Amount Per Serving
Calories 221 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 767mg33%
Potassium 97mg3%
Carbohydrates 26g9%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 221IU4%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 45mg5%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.