Spicy Taco Chex Mix


Spicy Taco Chex Mix


  • 1 cup pretzels
  • 2 cups jalapeño-flavored Goldfish crackers
  • 1 cup dry roasted peanuts
  • 1 cup oyster crackers
  • 1 cup wheat Chex cereal
  • 2 cups rice Chex cereal
  • 1 stick (1/2 cup) melted butter
  • 1 packet taco seasoning


  1. Preheat the Oven: Preheat your oven to 250°F (120°C).
  2. Prepare Baking Sheet: Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper or use a lightly greased baking dish.
  3. Mix Dry Ingredients: In a large mixing bowl, combine pretzels, jalapeño Goldfish crackers, dry roasted peanuts, oyster crackers, wheat Chex, and rice Chex.
  4. Prepare Taco Seasoning Mixture: In a small bowl, mix the melted butter and taco seasoning until well combined.
  5. Coat the Mix: Pour the taco seasoning and butter mixture over the dry ingredients. Gently toss and stir to coat the mixture evenly. Make sure all pieces are well coated with the flavorful mixture.
  6. Bake: Spread the coated mixture evenly on the prepared baking sheet or dish. Place it in the preheated oven.
  7. Baking Time: Bake at 250°F (120°C) for about 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes to ensure even coating and prevent burning.
  8. Cooling: Once the Chex mix is golden brown and crispy, remove it from the oven and allow it to cool completely. The mix will continue to crisp up as it cools.
  9. Serve and Enjoy: Once cooled, transfer the Spicy Taco Chex Mix to a serving bowl or portion into snack bags. Enjoy this delicious and spicy snack with your family or serve it at gatherings.

This Spicy Taco Chex Mix is a perfect combination of crunchy, savory, and spicy flavors that will surely be a hit with your kids (and adults too!). Adjust the level of spiciness by choosing a milder or hotter taco seasoning based on your preference

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