Sweet Heat Chex Mix

Sweet Heat Chex Mix

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Makes 7 cups
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Addictive Snack Alert! This sweet heat chex mix is crunchy, salty, spicy, and slightly sweet. In other words, perfect! Get it on your party table!


3 cups Chex cereal
2 cups pretzels
1 cup roasted peanuts
8 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 cup M&Ms
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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a big bowl, toss together Chex cereal, pretzels, and peanuts.
  3. In a small microwave save bowl, microwave butter until melted. Then stir in sugar, spices, and salt.
  4. Toss butter mixture into the cereal mixture and stir well to combine.
  5. Spread mix out on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or foil. Bake for 15-20 minutes, stirring once halfway through.
  6. Let mix cool for a few minutes and then toss in M&Ms.
  7. Serve at room temperature!

Store mix in an airtight container for 4-5 days.