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Spicy Party Mix

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min. + cooling


4 quarts

Sesame seeds are a fun addition in this savory snack mix suggested by field editor June Mullins of Livonia, Missouri. "Both children and adults go for this crispy combo," she assures.


  • 10 cups Crispix
  • 2 cups salted peanuts
  • 1-1/2 cups pretzel sticks
  • 1/2 cup sesame seeds, toasted
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon onion salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin


  1. In a large bowl, combine the cereal, peanuts, pretzels and sesame seeds. In a large saucepan, combine the remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Pour over the cereal mixture; toss to coat.
  2. Spread in a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake at 250° for 10 minutes or until golden brown, stirring once. Cool completely. Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 200 calories, 13g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 383mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.

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