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Chex®icago Party Mix


"Whip up a batch of Chex® Mix reminiscent of the windy city's flavor combo of sweet and salty."
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15 m servings 100 cals
Original recipe yields 30 servings


  • Calories:
  • 100 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 3.3 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 17.1g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 1.4 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 5 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 215 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Mix cereals, 1 cup of the cheese crackers and 2 cups of the popcorn in large, microwavable bowl. Set aside.
  2. Place butter, brown sugar, corn syrup and salt in 2-cup microwavable measuring cup. Microwave on High 1 minute 30 seconds. Stir; microwave on High until bubbling. Remove from microwave; stir in baking soda. Mixture will foam up, but keep mixing until baking soda is dissolved. Pour over the cereal mixture; stir until fully coated.
  3. Microwave on High 4 to 5 minutes, stirring after every minute. Spread on waxed paper-lined baking sheet. Let cool for about 5 minutes to let caramel fully harden. Stir in remaining 1 cup cheese crackers and 1 cup popcorn.


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  1. 18 Ratings

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This chex mix is a sweet treat. Its more like poppycock rather than chex mix. But I made it and served it at a kid friendly party I had with some friends. Everyone loved it even and especially t...

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I made this thinking it would be a sweet and salty mix, but it was more like caramel COVERING the sweet and salty. I don't think the cheese-flavored items took well to being in cahoots with the...

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This chex mix is a sweet treat. Its more like poppycock rather than chex mix. But I made it and served it at a kid friendly party I had with some friends. Everyone loved it even and especially t...

Making it as a Christmas munchie. Followed the directions exactly,but I couldn't find chocolate chex so I used Honey Nut instead. This is a keeper!

I made this for a New Years get together and it ways and absolute hit. I even added mini pretzels as an extra and I had many people ask me for the recipe !! GREAT TREAT FOR ANYTIME !!!

Followed the recipe exactly; delicious and very easy. A repeat for sure!

Very good, quick and easy to make gluten free (swap rice, cinnamon or honey nut chex for the wheat chex and leave out the cheese crackers). Also, if you want a laugh, change the quantity to 15 ...

interesting snacking... it didn't last long. Had to sub some kinds of cereal as we don't have some of the suggested kinds in Canada. Used shreddies, chocolate mini shredded wheat, crispix.

Very good and easy! Love the sweet & salty combo. I did add about a teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce to the sugar sauce and I think it was a great subtle addition.

Dangerously delicious.

This mix is amazing! I used Rice Chex instead of wheat because that's what we had. I think it needs the wheat for the different texture. Also next time I want to add buttered popcorn along wi...