Margarita Chex® Fiesta Mix

Classic margarita flavors of salt, lime and even a dash of tequila combine to make this jazzy snack mix. Olé!

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 1 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 20

Ingredients

1/2
cup butter or margarine
2
tablespoons tequila
2
teaspoons seasoned salt
1/4
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
2
envelopes instant margarita mix, from 3 1/3-oz package
4
cups Corn Chex™ cereal
3
cups Rice Chex™ cereal
2
cups Wheat Chex™ cereal
1
cup mixed nuts
1
cup bite-size pretzel twists
1
cup dried cranberries or cherries
  • 1 Heat oven to 250°F.
  • 2 In ungreased large roasting pan, melt butter in oven. Stir in tequila, seasoned salt, red pepper and dry margarita mix. Stir in cereals, nuts and pretzels until evenly coated.
  • 3 Bake 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Stir in cranberries. Spread on paper towels to cool, about 15 minutes. Store in airtight container.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
    Calories
    180
    (
    Calories from Fat
    80),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    9g
    9%
    (Saturated Fat
    3 1/2g,
    3 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    390mg
    390%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    23g
    23%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    8g
    8%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    8%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    30%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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