Italian Cheesy Chex® Mix

With crisp cereal squares, pretzels, crackers and roasted soy nuts, crunchy snack mix gets zest from Italian seasoning and balsamic vinegar.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 1 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 20

Ingredients

3
cups Wheat Chex™ cereal
3
cups Rice Chex™ cereal
1
cup pretzel nuggets
2
cups small cheese-flavor crackers
1
cup salted roasted soy nuts
1/2
cup olive oil
3
tablespoons balsamic vinegar
2
teaspoons garlic salt
3
teaspoons Italian seasoning
1/3
cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Heat oven to 300°F. In large bowl, mix cereals, pretzels, crackers and soy nuts.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix oil, vinegar, garlic salt and Italian seasoning. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring to coat. Spread in ungreased 15x10x1-inch pan.
  • 3 Bake about 30 minutes, stirring twice, until toasted. Sprinkle with cheese; toss to coat. Cool completely, about 45 minutes. (Cereal will crisp as it cools.) Store in airtight container.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving (1/2 Cup)
    Calories
    170
    (
    Calories from Fat
    80),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    9g
    9%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    340mg
    340%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    18g
    18%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    5g
    5%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    30%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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