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Easy Tailgating Snack: Baked Buffalo Chex Mix Recipe

Easy Buffalo Chex Mix Recipe

Do you love buffalo wings? Why not capture that flavor in a new snack? This Buffalo Chex Mix recipe is packed with flavor. It’s also got a great mix of ingredients to give you awesome texture. The mix of cereal, pretzels, and nuts makes this snack mix irresistible. This snack mix would be perfect for football parties or even movie night.

If you’re looking for a spicy snack for a party, or just a night at home with the family, this is an excellent choice. It’s something your guests aren’t going to expect, but something they’ll absolutely love. If you’re inviting a lot of people, make sure to make more than one batch because it’s going to go fast.

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When To Serve This Buffalo Chex Mix Recipe

Everyone loves something to munch on when you have a party. I think this recipe is perfect for tailgating, any outdoor party, for a beer tasting or just make it for an afternoon snack option. I like that you can throw it all together to bake and it’s ready whenever you need it. Just store it in an air-tight container and it will last about six months in your pantry. My kids love the flavor and eat it as an after-school snack sometimes too!

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How To Make Baked Buffalo Chex Mix

Preheat oven to 350º. Line a cookie tray with a silicone liner or tinfoil and set aside.

Place Chex cereal, pretzels, Cheerios and peanuts in a large bowl.

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Melt the butter in a small microwave-safe bowl and stir in the hot sauce. Pour over the Chex mix and stir to evenly distribute.

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Pour the chex mix out onto the lined cookie tray and spread out to make an even layer.

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Sprinkle the cajun spice overtop of the Chex mix.

Bake for 10-15 minutes, until the Chex Mix is dry to the touch but before it starts to brown. Allow the Chex Mix to cool on the baking tray before packaging or serving.

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Yield: cups9

Easy Tailgating Snack: Baked Buffalo Chex Mix Recipe

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This baked Buffalo Chex Mix recipe is flavorful and the perfect snack mix for tailgating or party!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 9 cups chex mix
  • 2 cups pretzels
  • 1 cup Honey Nut Cheerios
  • 1 cup peanuts
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup buffalo-style hot sauce
  • 3-5 teaspoons cajun spice, to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F
  2. Line a cookie tray with a silicone liner or tinfoil and set aside.
    Place Chex cereal, pretzels, Cheerios and peanuts in a large bowl.
  3. Melt the butter in a small microwave-safe bowl and stir in the hot sauce. Pour over the Chex mix and stir to evenly distribute.
  4. Pour the chex mix out onto the lined cookie tray and spread out to make an even layer.
  5. Sprinkle the cajun spice overtop of the Chex mix.
    Bake for 10-15 minutes, until the Chex Mix is dry to the touch but before it starts to brown.
  6. Allow the Chex Mix to cool on the baking tray before packaging or serving.

Notes

Store in an air-tight container.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

9 cups

Serving Size:

1/2 cup

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 219Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 38mgSodium: 104mgCarbohydrates: 15gFiber: 4gSugar: 2gProtein: 2g

**Nutritional facts are calculated by a third party. Actual values may vary.

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