Southwestern Snack Mix

I love making treats like this southwestern snack mix for Anita to take to work and share with her co-workers. Of course, whatever she takes has to be yummy. It also has to make a pretty good-sized batch, enough to feed over 20 peoples. And some times, I like to sneak in just a bit of spiciness. This mix checks all of the boxes, and it’s easy to make to boot. Popcorn, Chex cereal, Fritos and Cheez-Its. All those goodies in one bowl.

Southwestern Snack Mix

I used my homemade taco seasoning when I made the Southwestern snack mix because I like to be able to control the spiciness and the texture. I often grind my spice mixes to get them a bit finer to avoid the chances of someone biting into a bit chunk of say, oregano. You can of course use a packet of taco seasoning. If you’re making the mix for a crowd you might want to use the mild mix instead of the spicy.

Also make a batch of my spicy Tex-Mex party mix or my Buffalo snack mix for your guests that love a little kick to their snacks. My Cheesy Ranch Chex Mix is always a big hit oo! For Halloween, you’ll love making my Harvest Chex Mix.

Southwestern Snack Mix

This mix checks all of the boxes, and it’s easy to make to boot. Popcorn, Chex cerealFritos and Cheez-Its. All those goodies in one bowl.
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 20 servings
Calories 264kcal
Author Mike

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Combine the cereal, chops, crackers, and popped popcorn in a very large sealable container.
  • Drizzle the butter over the mixture. Seal and toss gently to coat.
  • Sprinkle the seasoning over the mixture. Seal and toss gently to coat.

Nutrition

Calories: 264kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 388mg | Potassium: 126mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 568IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 82mg | Iron: 5mg

Nutritional values are approximate.

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