Original 1950's Chex Party Mix

Original 1950's Chex Party Mix

4 reviews, 4.8 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 45 minutes

The original recipe from a box of Chex Cereal in the 1950's.


1/2 cup butter
2 Tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 1/4 teaspoon Seasoned Salt
1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
3 cups Wheat Chex Cereal
2 cups Rice Chex Cereal
1 1/2 cup peanuts
1 1/2 cup small pretzel rods

Original recipe makes Servings



Preheat oven to 275 degrees F. Melt butter in a shallow pan. Stir in Worcestershire sauce, seasoned salt and garlic salt. Add cereal, nuts and pretzels. Mix until all pieces are coated. Place on a shallow baking pan with sides. Bake for 40 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes.


Nowadays, I just melt the butter in the microwave, stir in the spices, and then pour evenly over the cereal, nuts, and pretzels in a huge bowl. Still cook it in the oven for the best authentic flavor!!

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great this is the Grandma's taste i was looking for , we didnt like all the wheat chex so we reduce that and added corn chex its fab and u guys got it right. 5 stars
fjensen1 1y ago

Sharon34 2y ago

This is the recipe I have and remember. In fact, I actually just made a batch! I have read "the original Chex mix" recipe on the box and I knew the original did not contain any type of bagel chip. Thank you for posting,
annieeatonwheaton 2y ago

Nothing like the original Chex party mix baking in the oven, filling your house with that wonderful aroma. Full of butter and flavor! Yummy!!
Sujen 4y ago

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