Slow Cooker Chex Mix

Slow Cooker Chex Mix
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Slow Cooker Chex Mix
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Slow Cooker Chex Mix

Sure, you could buy Chex mix, or just mix together dry cereal and call it a day. This recipe, however, will take your savory snacking to a new level.  Store it in snack-sized resealable bags for on-the-go eating. Add coated candies like M&Ms for a bit of sweetness.
15
Servings
635
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 9 cups cereal, such as Chex (any flavor)
  • 2 cups pretzels
  • 1 cup whole grain O cereal, such as Cheerios
  • 1 cup peanuts
  • 1/3 cup (6 tablespoons) butter, melted and hot
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • ¼ cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder (optional)
  • M&M candies, optional
  • Popcorn, optional

Directions

Add cereal, pretzels, cheerios and peanuts to your slow cooker.

In a separate bowl, whisk together butter and salt until the salt is dissolved.  Stir in the Worcestershire sauce until combined.

Toss the sauce with the cereal mixture until well-combined. 

Cover and cook on low for 3 hours, stirring 45 minutes into cooking time.  When done cooking, spread evenly on a lined baking sheet to cool. When cooled, mix in M&Ms or popcorn. Store in airtight containers or serve right away. 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
8g
11%
Sugar
8g
9%
Saturated Fat
2g
8%
Cholesterol
1mg
0%
Carbohydrate, by difference
121g
93%
Protein
18g
39%
Vitamin A, RAE
8µg
1%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
3mg
4%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
2µg
2%
Calcium, Ca
62mg
6%
Choline, total
22mg
5%
Fiber, total dietary
6g
24%
Folate, total
177µg
44%
Iron, Fe
7mg
39%
Magnesium, Mg
49mg
15%
Niacin
8mg
57%
Phosphorus, P
200mg
29%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
40µg
73%
Sodium, Na
1555mg
100%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
25g
1%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Slow Cooker Shopping Tip

Try to create a balanced meal when shopping: look for a starch, a protein, and some greens.

Slow Cooker Cooking Tip

When preparing meals try to avoid repetition of similar foods and flavors - aim for variety in textures, colors, and cooking methods.