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Air Fryer Chex Mix Recipe

Bowl of chex mix from an air fryer

Air Fryer Recipe for Chex Mix: A Snack You Won't Be Able to Resist!

Looking for a tasty snack that's crunchy, crispy, and oh-so-delicious? Look no further than this air fryer recipe for Chex Mix! Perfect for munching on during movie night or as a mid-day pick-me-up, Chex Mix is a classic recipe that has been around for decades. But with a few tweaks and adjustments, we've transformed this classic snack into something even better. Get ready to be blown away by the flavors, textures, and oh-so-addicting goodness of this air fryer recipe for Chex Mix.

What is it?

Chex Mix is a snack that combines various cereals, pretzels, nuts, and spices to create a crunchy and flavorful snack mix. In this air fryer recipe, we'll be using a combination of rice and corn Chex cereal, pretzels, Goldfish, mixed nuts, and a special blend of herbs and spices to create a perfect balance of savory and spicy flavors. This Air Fryer Chex Mix Recipe is it!

It's origin

Chex Mix was first created in the 1950s by the Ralston Purina Company as an easy, on-the-go snack for busy families. Over the years, the recipe has evolved and been passed down from generation to generation, becoming a beloved snack for people of all ages.

Ingredients to make this Air Fryer Chex Mix Recipe

  • 3 cups Rice Chex cereal

  • 3 cups Corn Chex cereal

  • 1 cup pretzels

  • 1 cup Goldfish crackers

  • 1 cup mixed nuts

  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted

  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce

  • 1 tsp garlic powder

  • 1 tsp onion powder

  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika

  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper

Steps to make it

  1. Preheat your air fryer to 325°F.

  2. In a large bowl, mix together the Rice Chex, Corn Chex, pretzels, Goldfish, and mixed nuts.

  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the melted butter, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, onion powder, smoked paprika, and cayenne pepper until well combined.

  4. Pour the butter mixture over the snack mix and toss until everything is evenly coated.

  5. Transfer the snack mix to the air fryer basket and cook for 10-12 minutes, tossing every few minutes, until the mix is golden brown and crispy.

  6. Remove from the air fryer and let cool for a few minutes before serving.

Pro tips and variations

  • Feel free to customize this recipe to your taste! Add different types of nuts, or swap out the Goldfish crackers for a different type of cracker.

  • Make a larger batch and store the leftovers in an airtight container for up to a week.

  • Want a spicier mix? Add more cayenne pepper or some hot sauce to the butter mixture.

  • Serve this snack mix alongside your favorite dipping sauce or topping, like hummus or shredded cheese.

There you have it, folks! An air fryer recipe for Chex Mix that's easy to make and oh-so-delicious to eat. Whether you're snacking solo or sharing with friends and family, this recipe is sure to please your taste buds. So fire up that air fryer and get ready to taste the crunchy, crispy goodness of this classic snack with a modern twist!

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