Super Bowl Snack: Chili & Cheese Chex Mix

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Super Bowl Snack - Chili and Cheese Chex Mix from The Peaceful Mom


Super Bowl Snack: Chili and Cheese Chex Mix

The Super Bowl is almost here and whether you’re hosting a party or hanging out with the family, you need munchies! This Chili and Cheese Chex Mix is quick, easy and really tasty.


Super Bowl Snack: Chili & Cheese Chex Mix

Super Bowl Snack: Chili & Cheese Chex Mix

A Quick and Spicy Recipe from The Peaceful Mom!


  • 4 cups Rice Chex® cereal
  • 5 cups air popped or microwave popcorn
  • 1/4 cup almond slivers (or dry roasted peanuts)
  • 2 tablespoons light olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons grated parmesan (not the fresh kind)
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder


  1. In a large glass or plastic bowl, combine cereal, popcorn and nuts.
  2. Drizzle oil over the mixture and toss until evenly coated.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix remaining ingredients.
  4. Pour spice mixture over cereal mixture and toss to coat evenly.
  5. Microwave uncovered on high 3 - 4 minutes, stirring after each minute until the mix becomes crisp.
  6. Spread on wax paper to cool. Store in an airtight container for up to 5 days.


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  1. says

    Oh I totally should have seen this earlier! I just made my usual gluten free Chex mix today for Super Bowl tomorrow but it would have been fun to change it up a bit and try your recipe. I’m going to pin it so that I remember to make it next time. I like the popcorn and parmesan idea!

    • says

      Haha! I guess those are the two alternatives I usually think of. I am sure that you can pop it in a pan as well. Was there another alternative you were thinking of?

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