Mexican Chex™ Mix

Have a crowd of munchers to satisfy? Make this festive snack mix in minutes for a fiesta with no baking required!
Prep 15 Minutes
Total 15 Minutes
Servings 52

Ingredient List

  • 1 bag (3.5 oz) butter-flavor microwave popcorn, popped
  • 8 cups Corn Chex™ cereal
  • 4 cups corn chips
  • 2 cups bite-size cheese crackers
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
Recipe Continues Below


  1. Remove and discard unpopped kernels from popped popcorn. In 2-gallon resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix popcorn, cereal, corn chips and crackers. Drizzle with melted butter.
  2. Seal bag; shake until well coated. Add cheese and taco seasoning mix. Seal bag and shake until well coated.

Expert Tips

  • If you don't have a really big food-storage bag on hand, you can use a very large (8-quart) bowl, a roaster or stockpot to make this mix.
  • Bite-size cheese crackers aren't just square! You can use the fun animal shapes available.


  • 1 Serving Calories 60 (Calories from Fat 25);  Total Fat 3g (Saturated Fat 1g ,Trans Fat 0g);  Cholesterol 0mg;  Sodium 170mg;  Potassium 20mg;  Total Carbohydrate 8g (Dietary Fiber 0g ,Sugars 0g);  Protein 1g
  • % Daily Value: Vitamin A 2%;  Vitamin C 0%;  Calcium 2%;  Iron 10%
  • Exchanges: 1/2 Starch;  1/2 Fat
  • Carbohydrate Choice: 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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