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Elote Chex Mix

An easy recipe for making homemade Elote Chex Mix, using Everything but the Elote Seasoning from Trader Joe's. This Chex Mix is a great party appetizer that your guests will like elote!
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine American


Dry Ingredients

  • 2 cups Corn Chex cereal
  • 2 cups Rice Chex cereal
  • 2 cups Wheat Chex cereal
  • cups Cheez-its
  • cups pretzel sticks
  • 1 7oz bag bagel chips
  • 1 9oz container Cajun corn sticks
  • 1 9 oz container corn nuts
  • 8 oz cashews

Seasoning Mix

  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • 3 tbsp Trader Joe's Elote seasoning
  • 1 tbsp Franks Red hot
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire Sauce
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder


  • Preheat oven to 275 degrees.
  • In a large bowl, mix together all the dry cereal, cheez-its, pretzels, bagel chips, cajun sticks, corn nuts, and cashews.
  • Melt butter and then add Elote seasoning, hot sauce, Worcestershire, garlic powder, and cayenne pepper. Stir until combined.
  • Slowly pour seasoning mixture over the dry ingredients and stir until evenly coated.
  • Spread mixture on an oven safe metal baking sheet (you may need two). Bake for approx 1.5hrs, removing to stir every 15 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and immediately sprinkle more Elote seasoning on top to add a dusting to the Chex Mix. Let cool completely before serving or storing.
Keyword chex mix, elote, snacks
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