Katie Lee's Spiced Nuts 'n Chex® Mix

Katie Lee's Spiced Nuts 'n Chex® Mix


"Chili powder and red pepper spice up this party-perfect mix--it will disappear quickly!"


15 m servings 209 cals
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Original recipe yields 16 servings



  • Calories:
  • 209 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 13.6 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 19.5g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 4.7 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 278 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In small bowl, mix sugar, chili powder and red pepper; set aside.
  2. In large microwavable bowl, microwave butter uncovered on High about 40 seconds or until melted. Stir in cereal and nuts until evenly coated. Stir in sugar mixture until evenly coated.
  3. Microwave uncovered on High 5 to 6 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes, until mixture just begins to turn brown. Spread on waxed paper to cool. Store in airtight container.
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  1. 17 Ratings


WOW,I have never been the first reviewer before. Anyway this is good stuff. Not too spicy at all. Even the 4 yo ate it up, so I think next time I might add a touch more cayenne. I even used some...

:( sad story: I made this tasty recipe, and (surprise) added garlic powder, dried minced onion, pretzels and more cayenne. Microwaved it 2 mins. Stirred. Microwaved 2 mins again… and it burned!!...

Very disappointed. I stirred after 2 minutes and everything seemed fine, but after 4 minutes the mix was burned beyond repair. You really need to keep a close eye on it and stir more frequently....

I followed the recipe exactly and wish we'd taken some of the reviews into account. This was tasty enough, but not what I was looking for. With the appellation "Spiced" I was hoping for someth...

Really good flavor without being too spicy! I used cheerios, corn chex, and walnuts since that is all I had on hand.

Great snack, quick easy recipe. I added a little more cayenne pepper and it was still not too hot. Great flavor just the right amount of sweetness. We really enjoyed it.

Great flavor with a little bit of sweet and a little spicy, but just the right amount of both. Someone had said they burnt theirs, so I just made sure I stirred every minute until it was done. J...

I used to make this yonks ago, but mine was made with the addition of cherrios and a worcestershire, butter & garlic mixture. As I recall it was a great hit on bridge nights and was often asked ...

These are geat. A yummy snack that you can make with your kids on a Friday night!