Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Scrumptious Goodies to Have Around - Trish Berg

Some things are a tradition at the Berg house around Christmas time. One of those, is having Chex Mix on hand. My husband, Mike, loves to snack on Chex Mix, and so we bake it all month long.

Here is the original Chex Mix recipe, and a sweet twist on it. And you can find a TON OF CHEX MIX recipes at Chex.com

The Original Chex® Party Mix

Still great after all these years! Chex® Party Mix has been a party favorite for over 50 years.

Prep Time:15 min
Start to Finish:15 min
Makes:24 servings (1/2 cup each)

3 cups Corn Chex® cereal
3 cups Rice Chex® cereal
3 cups Wheat Chex® cereal
1 cup mixed nuts
1 cup bite-size pretzels
1 cup garlic-flavor bite-size bagel chips or regular-size bagel chips, broken into 1-inch pieces
6 tablespoons butter or margarine
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 1/2 teaspoons seasoned salt
3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon onion powder

Preparation Directions:
1. In large microwavable bowl, mix cereals, nuts, pretzels and bagel chips; set aside. In small microwavable bowl, microwave butter uncovered on High about 40 seconds or until melted. Stir in seasonings. Pour over cereal mixture; stir until evenly coated.
2. Microwave uncovered on High 5 to 6 minutes, thoroughly stirring every 2 minutes. Spread on paper towels to cool. Store in airtight container.

Spiced Nuts 'n Chex® Mix

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

Prep Time:10 min
Start to Finish:25 min
Makes:16 servings (1/2 cup each)

1/4 cup sugar
1 tablespoon chili powder
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1/4 cup butter or margarine
2 cups Corn Chex® cereal
2 cups Rice Chex® cereal
2 cups Wheat Chex® cereal
1 can (11.5 oz) mixed nuts

Preparation Directions:
Oven Directions: Heat oven to 300°F. Mix sugar, chili powder and red pepper. In ungreased large roasting pan, melt butter in oven. Stir in cereals and nuts until evenly coated. Stir in sugar mixture until evenly coated. Bake uncovered 25 to 30 minutes, stirring after 15 minutes, until mixture just begins to brown. Spread on paper towels to cool, about 15 minutes. Store in airtight container.

Be sure to take time to visit our blog tour hosts today! This is the last day of the tour. Winner of the Christmas Basket will be announced October 19 right here!








Wrinkled Shirt Ministries said...

I am so glad I found you guys. I love Christmas and would love to have these goodies.
Paula G.

Abi said...

I've made the original mix before never the spice one sounds interesting.
Oh, the basket and book look interesting too. I'd love to be in the drawing.

ABreading4fun [at] gmail [dot] com

Kelly said...

This sounds like a great recipe, thanks for posting!

Bonita said...

I'm visiting via Marybeth's blog and I'm so glad I found you. I'm hoping to get an early start on the Christmas spirit this year! Please enter me in the drawing.

Kristin Early said...

I always wondered how you make that good stuff! Thanks so much for the recipes.

The basket looks like it's full of fun stuff so please enter me in your contest.

All the best,


lynnmosher said...

Hey, Terra! I thought I had left a comment to be entered for the give-away but I guess I didn't. So here it is...and I can't wait to read the book. May the Lord bless all of you with great success. Lynn Mosher

conarnold said...

Thanks for sharing the recipes! I'm going to pop over to some of the other blogs to read more about your new book.

Blockerbrain14 said...

I also made my way here from Marybeth's blog and I am excited to get into the holiday spirit as early as possible. Please enter me in the drawing!
Oh, and we also make chex mix for the holidays (but for thanksgiving not christmas). Yummy!!

Julie said...

Would love to win this gift basket! Sounds like such a wonderful book. Thanks ladies :)

Christine said...

Hi there.. I am so excited about this book. I have so many friends who would to have it. Please consider me for your contest. I cant wait to see the book in person. Thank you, Christine

Dina said...

I'm gonna miss the blog tour.

Robin said...

This is so fun. Thanks for letting me in on the chance at the goodies. I am looking forward to the book. God bless!

The Hertz Family said...

Mmmm...this trail mix sounds delicious and my husband always asks for me to make it but I was never able to find the original recipe...thanks and please add me to the drawing!!
Stacy H