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2. Chex cereal nachos recipe

Chex cereal nachos


  • 6 cups Corn Chex cereal

For the cereal seasoning

  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons cumin
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt

For the nacho toppings

  • 2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 3/4 cup shredded lettuce
  • Chopped Roma tomatoes

Optional toppings

  • Salsa
  • Avocado
  • Sliced green onion


  1. Heat the oven to 400 degrees F, and line 15 x 10 x 1-inch pan with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the melted butter and all the cereal seasoning ingredients. Add the Chex cereal, and toss to coat.
  3. Spread the coated cereal mixture on the pan, and bake for 5 minutes.
  4. Remove the pan from the oven, and sprinkle with the cheese. Bake again until the cheese has melted (about 5 minutes).
  5. Top with the shredded lettuce and any of the optional nacho toppings listed.
  6. Serve in individual paper cupcake cups with sporks.

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