Chili Lime Chex Mix

If your looking for a spicier version of the original and ever popular Chex Party Mix, this recipe is for you. It has a nice blend of spice and heat along with a splash of lime. This is a great snack to serve during a baseball game, football game or anytime. So many snacks out on the market today have the flavor combination of “Chili Lime,” it seems to reason that Chex Party Mix has a version also. Chili Lime Chex Mix will soon become your new favorite.


Made With

Chili Lime Chex Mix is a mixture of Corn Chex, Hot & Spicy Cheese Snack Crackers, Mini Pretzel Twists or Snyder’s of Hanover Jalapeno Pretzel Pieces, Chili Cheese Corn Chips, butter, lime juice and zest, chili powder and creole seasoning. Like I said, this isn’t for the faint-of-heart. Chili Lime Chex Mix has a kick, sting, and packs a real punch! Chex Cereal

Looking For More?

Here is another lime inspired recipe you might like to try Frozen Mini Key Lime Pies


Chili Lime Chex Mix

Spicy with a hint of lime!
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  • 10 cups corn chex cereal
  • 2 cups hot & spicy bite-size cheese crackers
  • 2 cups mini pretzel twists
  • 2 cups chili cheese corn chips
  • 8 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons lime zest
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon creole seasoning


  • In a large roaster pan, mix cereal, crackers, pretzels, and corn chips. Set aside.
  • In a small microwavable bowl, microwave butter, uncovered on high about 40 seconds or until melted. Stir in lime juice, lime zest and seasonings. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated. Bake at 250º for 1 hour, stirring mixture every 15 minutes.
  • Spread out on wax paper, parchment paper or foil.
  • Cool completely and then store in resealable baggies.


Serving: 1g, Calories: 476kcal, Carbohydrates: 69g, Protein: 8g, Fat: 19g, Saturated Fat: 7g, Cholesterol: 33mg, Sodium: 846mg, Potassium: 98mg, Fiber: 4g, Sugar: 4g, Vitamin A: 1235IU, Vitamin C: 8.5mg, Calcium: 166mg, Iron: 8.4mg
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Did you know? 

Jamaican Jerk seasoning hails from the Caribbean island of the same name. Used to flavor grilled meats, the dry mixture contains: chilies, thyme, cinnamon, ginger, allspice, cloves, garlic and onions. 
Jerk seasoning is rubbed directly onto foods, or combined with liquid to form a marinade. Look for it in the spice section of the grocery store or if you use this spice often, you can make your own.