Gluten Free Chex Snack Mix

 photo glutenfreechexmix_zps66b8d4b9.pngWhen I was growing up, one of my favorite fall treats was this Chex snack mix that my mom made. At least, I remember it as a fall treat. It might have been something that she made all the time.

Anyway, the recipe is on the side of the Chex mix box, but it has several things (wheat Chex, pretzels, bagel chips) that include wheat. So I decided to modify it…

 photo glutenfreechexmix3_zps5d2adcb3.pngI just cut the ingredients down to corn & rice Chex & gluten free pretzels (Glutino brand – my favorite!). You can add in some peanuts if you like that kind of thing, but I didn’t.

My version also has a little more butter than the original. I justified this by convincing myself that the extra Chex soaks up more of the butter, but really I just think every recipe could use a little extra butter!


3 cups rice Chex

3 cups corn Chex

3 cups Glutino Pretzels

1 cup nuts (optional)

1/2 cup butter or margarine

2 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce

1 1/2 tsp salt

3/4 tsp garlic powder

1/2 tsp onion powder

Preheat the oven to 250 degrees. In a large casserole dish, mix together the Chex & pretzels. Then melt the butter and stir in the other seasonings.

 photo glutenfreechexmix4_zps7d4eeda6.pngPour the sauce evenly over the Chex mix. Bake for an hour, stirring every 15 minutes.

 photo glutenfreechexmix2_zps03951fb1.pngLet it cool for about 15 minutes, and then store it in an airtight container.

 photo glutenfreechexmix5_zps58ffe47f.pngMmmmmm…look at all that crunchy, salty goodness – I hope you enjoy it as much as I do!

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4 comments to Gluten Free Chex Snack Mix

  1. Ann says:

    Lisa, your memory is correct. I pretty much only made Chex mix during the fall and winter. I just didn’t make it gluten-free back then, and I would only make it gluten-free now, if I knew you or Katie were coming to visit.

  2. Sarah Jo says:

    Thanks for posting this! I made Adam some white chocolate Puppy Chow (with marshmallows) a few weeks ago, and it got me craving Chex Mix (since I’m not a white chocolate person). I’d forgotten that Glutino had gf pretzels!

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