Wednesday, December 08, 2010

Family Secret: Chex Mix

The way I see it, the world is divided into two halves. Those who have eaten the salty ambrosia that is my grandma's homemade Chex Mix, and those who have not. I feel that it's my duty (in the spirit of WWGLD--What would Grandma Lila Do?--as my sister and I say to each other) to share the gospel of homemade Chex Mix wherever I go. Actually, I was trying to keep it a secret, but Lis went and blabbed it on her Facebook page the other day. Cat's out of the bag. :)

But seriously. It. Is. Life changing.

Healthy? Hush your mouth. We don't speak of such things around the holidays. And if you're thinking how different could it be from store-bought Chex Mix? Then you need to WAKE UP, SISTER. Try it and then send me an email to say thanks for your newly opened eyes.

Gram's Chex Mix



1 package each: Wheat Chex, Rice Chex, Corn Chex, Cheerios, Pretzel sticks
1 can salted peanuts
1 lb butter or margarine
1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
1 tbsp each of garlic salt, onion salt, celery salt


Preheat oven to 300 degrees.

1) Pour cereals, pretzels, and nuts into a large roasting pan. Mix well.
2) Melt butter, add Worcestershire sauce and salts. Simmer 15 minutes.
3) Pour liquid mixture over cereals, stir to coat evenly.
4) Bake at 300 degrees for 40 minutes to an hour, stirring every fifteen minutes or so.
5) Cool and enjoy!

You're welcome.


  1. 1/4 Worcestershire sauce

    of what? of a cup?

  2. Thanks for the recipe! We're throwing a Christmas party this weekend, and I'm going to try it out!