Whip up a batch of Chex party mix (1966)

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The Checkerboard Scarecrow presents:

Chex party mix — the nutty mix you fix with Chex

Mix crisp, bite-size Chex with nuts, seasoning, and pop them into your oven. Suddenly, you’ve got Chex Party Mix — the freshest snack in town because you make it yourself. Pick up the Chex and whip up a batch of Party Mix. Use the easy recipe below.


Chex party mix recipe


2 cups Corn Chex cereal
2 cups Rice Chex cereal
2 cups Wheat Chex cereal
6 tablespoons butter or margarine
4 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon seasoned salt or savor salt
3/4 cup salted nuts


Heat oven to very slow (250 degrees F). Melt butter in shallow pan over low heat. Stir in Worcestershire sauce and seasoned salt.

Att chex and nuts. mix over low heat until all pieces are coated.

Heat in oven 45 minutes. Stir every 15 minutes. Spread out on absorbent paper to cool.

Yield: 6-3/4 cups

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One Response

  1. The “original” recipe appeared in Life Magazine in June 1952. It did not include Corn Chex or use seasoned salt.

    Add 1/2 c. butter in shallow baking pan. Stir in 1 T. Worcestershire sauce. Add 2 c. Wheat Chex, 2 c. Rice Chex, and 1/2 c. nuts. Sprinkle with 1/4 t. salt and 1/8 t. garlic salt; mix well. Heat 30 mins in 300 degree oven, stirring every 10 minutes. Cool.

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