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Catholic Recipe: Cereal Snacks


  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1-1/2 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt or powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Tabasco
  • 2 cups bite-size shredded wheat cereal
  • 2 cups bite-size shredded rice cereal
  • 1 cup pretzel sticks
  • 1 cup salted peanuts
  • Details

  • Prep Time: 45 minutes
  • Difficulty:
  • Cost: N/A
  • For Ages: 3+
  • Origin:

Also Called: Chex Mix

Also known as "Chex Mix", this appetizer is always a popular munchi with teenagers and casual gatherings.


Melt butter or margarine; stir in Worcestershire sauce, paprika, salt, garlic salt or powder, and Tabasco. Pour cereals, pretzel sticks, and peanuts into large, shallow pan; add butter mixture; mix gently with fork until all pieces are coated. Heat at 300° for 30 minutes, stirring gently every 10 minutes. Cool.

Recipe Source: Cook's Blessings, The by Demetria Taylor, Random House, New York, 1965
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