Sweet and Salty Chex Mix 

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Irresistible Sweet and Salty Chex Mix


This irresistible homemade sweet and salty Chex Mix recipe hits on all of the flavors you are looking for at snack time. This version is a twist on the original, incredibly easy-to-make, and includes directions for both oven and microwave cooking.


– 1/2 cup butter – 1/2 cup brown sugar – 1 tsp. vanilla extract – pinch of sea salt – 4 1/2 cups corn Chex cereal – 4 1/2 cups rice Chex cereal – 1 cup honey roasted peanuts – 1 cup salted peanuts – 2 cups tiny pretzel twists – flaky sea salt

How to Make Sweet and Salty Chex Mix

Gather Ingredients


Get all of the ingredients ready.

Melt seasoned butter

Melt butter in a large bowl and whisk in brown sugar, vanilla, and a pinch of sea salt until smooth.


 Mix the mix

Add cereal, peanuts, and mini pretzels to the bowl and gently stir to coat all of the cereal and pretzels.


Bake Chex mix


Spread out cereal mixture on a large baking sheet or roasting pan and bake until golden brown, stirring every 15 minutes. Sprinkle with a bit of flaky sea salt and let cool completely.