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Backyard BBQ Chex® Mix

Rated as 4.33 out of 5 Stars

"Smoky flavors make this mix perfect for the patio."
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15 m servings 123 cals
Original recipe yields 28 servings (28 1/2-cup servings)


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  1. In large microwavable bowl, mix cereals, croutons, chips and almonds.
  2. In 2-cup microwavable measuring cup, microwave butter uncovered for 40 seconds or until melted. Stir in dressing, Worcestershire sauce and liquid smoke. Pour over cereal mixture; stir until evenly coated. In small bowl, mix onion powder, garlic salt and pepper. Sprinkle over cereal mixture; toss to evenly coat.
  3. Microwave uncovered on High for 5 to 6 minutes, stirring every 2 minutes. Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool. Store in airtight container.


  • Tip: Go ahead and add some beef jerky to the mix! Stir in 1 cup coarsely chopped beef jerky after microwaving the mix. To make it easier, use a kitchen scissors to cut the jerky into small pieces.
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Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 123 calories; 6.2 g fat; 15.3 g carbohydrates; 2.8 g protein; 6 mg cholesterol; 278 mg sodium. Full nutrition


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Not bad but the flavors were not prominent, tasted like a slight variation of normal mix and I even tripled the liquid smoke. Blue cheese flavor was lost so no need for that. Subbed Sun Chips...

I did not have store bought croutons but I made my own from four pieces of day old Dave's Killer Bread, a little butter, garlic/onion powder and fresh ground pepper. I did not have rye chips, I ...

Yum! Hubby was snagging it before it cooled to "test it out" for me and I ended up having to hide it from him so we would have some for the party!