Katie Lee's Spiced Nuts 'n Chex® Mix Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Katie Lee's Spiced Nuts 'n Chex(R) Mix Recipe
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Katie Lee's Spiced Nuts 'n Chex® Mix

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"Chili powder and red pepper spice up this party-perfect mix--it will disappear quickly!"

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    15 mins


  1. In small bowl, mix sugar, chili powder and red pepper; set aside.
  2. In large microwavable bowl, microwave butter uncovered on High about 40 seconds or until melted. Stir in cereal and nuts until evenly coated. Stir in sugar mixture until evenly coated.
  3. Microwave uncovered on High 5 to 6 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes, until mixture just begins to turn brown. Spread on waxed paper to cool. Store in airtight container.
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  • The large bowl may become warm in the microwave--use hot pads and handle with care!
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jun 10, 2009

WOW,I have never been the first reviewer before. Anyway this is good stuff. Not too spicy at all. Even the 4 yo ate it up, so I think next time I might add a touch more cayenne. I even used some wheat chex as 1 substitution as I had them already. You can never have too much fiber. I will def make it again.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Nov 04, 2009

Very disappointed. I stirred after 2 minutes and everything seemed fine, but after 4 minutes the mix was burned beyond repair. You really need to keep a close eye on it and stir more frequently. I wish there would have been instructions on how to make in the oven, because I do think the flavor combinations sound delicious.

Oct 23, 2009

:( sad story: I made this tasty recipe, and (surprise) added garlic powder, dried minced onion, pretzels and more cayenne. Microwaved it 2 mins. Stirred. Microwaved 2 mins again… and it burned!!! Watch your stuff- follow the directions. Make sure to stop when it “just begins to turn brown.” Thankfully I only made a half recipe, so I didn’t waste too much, and I was able to salvage some b/c the top was still okay. Still sad though b/c it tasted really good. Will try it again, this time making the full amount and stirring often.

Dec 02, 2009

I followed the recipe exactly and wish we'd taken some of the reviews into account. This was tasty enough, but not what I was looking for. With the appellation "Spiced" I was hoping for something, you know, spiced. This was too sweet for me.

Oct 13, 2009

Really good flavor without being too spicy! I used cheerios, corn chex, and walnuts since that is all I had on hand.

Jun 12, 2009

Great snack, quick easy recipe. I added a little more cayenne pepper and it was still not too hot. Great flavor just the right amount of sweetness. We really enjoyed it.

Dec 24, 2012

Great flavor with a little bit of sweet and a little spicy, but just the right amount of both. Someone had said they burnt theirs, so I just made sure I stirred every minute until it was done. Just right!

Nov 27, 2009

I used to make this yonks ago, but mine was made with the addition of cherrios and a worcestershire, butter & garlic mixture. As I recall it was a great hit on bridge nights and was often asked for the recipe. Fr David+


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  • Calories
  • 209 kcal
  • 10%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 19.5 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Fat
  • 13.6 g
  • 21%
  • Fiber
  • 2.6 g
  • 11%
  • Protein
  • 4.7 g
  • 9%
  • Sodium
  • 278 mg
  • 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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