Chex Mix Munchies are a classic treat that has been updated to make in a microwave oven. Before you know it, you’ll be enjoying this crunchy snack!Chex Mix Munchies are a classic treat that has been updated to make in a microwave oven. Before you know it, you'll be enjoying this crunchy snack!
My Great Aunt used to make Chex Mix every year. It was a treat, as a young girl at Christmas time, to grab a big handful from what seemed like a never empty bowl of this snack when we visited her home.

My Great Aunt would make then bake her chex mix for hours before we arrived, then serve it to all of us hungry kids. That seems like a lot of work, so I am thankful for a much quicker method to make this delicious, classic snack!

It’s Now A LOT Easier To Make Chex Mix Munchies!

Well, nowadays we can make Chex Mix Munchies in a microwave oven, in under 15 minutes! Ah yes… the wonders of modern technology! Instant satisfaction for those munchie cravings, without all the time it used to take to make them!

Making this great snack is as easy as mixing the ingredients together, mixing melted butter and spices, stirring, and cooking it in the microwave. Boom! Instant chex mix munchies!

Our family polished off a huge bowl of chex mix munchies while playing cards! Holy cow! They are soooo yummy! Here’s how to make this classic appetizer in the microwave!

How To Make These Chex Mix Munchies

Put ingredients in a large microwavable bowl. Bet you won’t even break into a sweat doing that!

Chex mix munchies getting ready to be microwaved.

Melt the butter in a small dish in the microwave.

Butter is melted to make sauce for chex mix munchies.

Mix up the spices and Worcestershire sauce in a separate bowl. Add this mixture to the melted butter, and stir to combine.

Worcestershire sauce and spices added to melted butter for chex mix.

Pour this mixture over the Chex mix munchies. Stir really well, to distribute sauce evenly over all the ingredients.

Sauce added to chex mix in bowl, then stirred to blend.

Microwave on high for 5-6 minutes, stirring mixture well every 2 minutes. When done, spread Chex mix munchies out on paper towels, so they can cool completely.

Chex mix munchies are microwaved then cooled before serving.

Once completely cool, store the Chex Mix Munchies in an airtight covered container. That’s it! See how easy it is to make this scrumptious, addictive snack?

Store the chex mix in an airtight resealable container.

The recipe for chex mix munchies makes about twenty four 1/2 cup servings. That’s plenty for everyone to eat, OR to package part of it up and give as gifts!!

I really hope you enjoy these chex mix munchies… and don’t say I didn’t warn you. They are scrumptious, and it will be hard to keep out of them!

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Author's signatureRecipe Adapted From: General Mills Recipe, “Original Chex Party Mix” (recipe on cereal box)

Chex Mix Munchies - Made In The Microwave!
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
6 mins
Total Time
11 mins
 
Chex Mix Munchies is a classic treat that has been updated to make in a microwave oven. Before you know it, you'll be enjoying this crunchy snack!
Category: Appetizer/Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chex mix munchies
Servings: 24 servings (1/2 cup each)
Calories Per Serving: 212 kcal
Author: JB @ The Grateful Girl Cooks!
Ingredients
  • 3 cups Corn Chex cereal
  • 3 cups Rice Chex cereal
  • 3 cups Wheat Chex cereal
  • 1 cup Cheerios (I used Team Cheerios)
  • 1 cup mixed nuts
  • 1 1/2 cups stick pretzels (bit size)
  • 6 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 Tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons seasoning salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
Instructions
  1. Put the cereals, nuts, pretzel sticks, and Cheerios in a large microwavable bowl. Set aside.
  2. Melt butter in a small microwavable bowl until melted (about 35-40 seconds on high). Stir in Worcestershire sauce, seasoning salt, garlic powder, and onion powder. When completely blended, pour this over the bowl of cereal mix.
  3. Microwave on high for 5-6 minutes (UNCOVERED). Every 2 minutes, stir the ingredients to continue coating everything. When done, spread the Chex Mix out on paper towel and let them cool completely.
  4. Once cool, store Chex Mix Munchies in a covered container.
Nutrition Facts
Chex Mix Munchies - Made In The Microwave!
Amount Per Serving (1 (1/2 cup serving))
Calories 212 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 7mg2%
Sodium 483mg21%
Potassium 179mg5%
Carbohydrates 37g12%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 620IU12%
Vitamin C 6mg7%
Calcium 99mg10%
Iron 12.2mg68%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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