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Spicy Chex Mix

The perfect made from scratch snack that is better than anything out of a bag
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Cool Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 35 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine American


Dry Ingredients

  • 2 cups Corn Chex cereal
  • 2 cups Rick Chex cereal
  • 2 cups Wheat Chex cereal
  • 1 1/2 cups Cheez-its
  • 1 bag Gardettos garlic rye chips
  • 1 1/2 cups Sesame chips
  • 1 1/2 cups Pretzel Sticks

Seasoning Ingredients

  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • 1 pkg Hidden Valley ranch dressing dry packet
  • 1 tbsp Franks Red hot
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper add more for an extra kick


  • Preheat oven to 275 degrees.
  • In a large bowl, mix together all the dry cereal, cheez-its, garlic chips, sesame chips, and pretzels.
  • Melt butter and then add ranch packet, hot sauce, Worcestershire, dried thyme, garlic powder, and cayenne. 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 hour, removing to stir every 15 minutes.
  • Let cool completely before serving or storing.
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