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Spicy Chex Mix

Spicy Ranch Chex Mix for a Crowd

  • Author: theperksofbeingus


Ingredients for wet mix:

Ingredients for dry mix:


Equipment needed

  • 2 large bowls or the top and bottom of a large turkey pan
  • 1 sauté pot
  • Wooden spoon
  • If using a double oven, 5 rimmed cookie sheets
  • If using a single oven, 3 large baking pans (disposable aluminum pans work!)

Step 1:

  • Divide all dry mix ingredients between the 2 large pans
  • Mix gently by scooping with hands underneath and bringing mixture to top 

Step 2: 

  • Preheat oven to 250 F
  • If you have a double oven, pre heat both!
  • Put all ingredients from list of wet mix into pan 
  • Cook on medium to low heat until butter is melted
  • Using a half cup measuring cup drizzle the warm mixture over each pan 
  • Continue to do so until evenly distributed 
  • Allow mixture to cool enough to be able to mix with hands
  • Use hands to make sure all the dry ingredients are pulled up from bottom and sides so that all is coated with seasoning wet mixture
  • At this point, taste a few pieces of the chex cereal, for taste.
  • Feel free to add a bit more cayenne or garlic powder over the top

Step 3:

  • Place pans in oven
  • Set timer for 15 minutes
  • Bake for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes
  • Allow to cool
  • Store chex mix in tins, or mason jars or plastic bags


Get crazy with this mix! Sub out other nuts into this. Add bugles, gold fish, any kind of cracker!