Amazing Southwest Snack Mix


Southwest Snack Mix

Southwest snack mix is very easy to make and tastes amazing. This recipe with step-by-step instructions will help you make a delicious snack that is perfect for all occasions. Be sure to check out the full recipe below for details! 

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Snack Mix 

Making your own southwest snack mix is a surprisingly easy process, and delicious. One of the great things about making your own snack mix is that you can include whatever types of ingredients you prefer while leaving out those you don’t like as much. This is one huge benefit to making your own homemade version, rather than buying prepackaged mixes, as there is always something included that you don’t like. Plus, making your own southwest snack mix, using our recipe, is super easy to do. 

Summer Harvest Gourmet Snack Mix

Our southwest snack mix is almost like a taste of summer harvest with the delicious seasonings and ingredients included in making the snack mix. Plus, you can include your favorite ingredients in the mix as well! 

Southwest Trail Mix

By its name, you may have guessed that our southwest trail mix recipe contains a bit of a kick to it. However, if you like more, you can simply add a bit more spice to your seasonings.

On the other hand, if you prefer less of a kick, you can simply withhold a bit of the spicy flavoring. That is the great thing about making your own snack mix, not only is it easy to make, but you also have control over the exact flavoring when you make it yourself! 

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Tailgate Recipe: Southwestern Snack Mix

Southwest snack mix is awesome for so many different occasions. One great use for this recipe is to use it at a tailgate, Superbowl party, or simply for any get-togethers with large gatherings.

If you are the type who likes to have snacks on hand, even if you are not having a gathering, this trail mix is a delicious recipe to just make and enjoy as you want. Now, let’s turn our attention to our suggested recipe to help you make a delicious southwest snack mix! 

Southwest Snack Mix Recipe


5 cups popped corn, popped

2 cups Chex cereal 

2 cups bagel chips

2 cups corn chips

1 cup peanuts


1/4c butter

1/4c honey

1/4c Worcestershire sauce

3tbsp garlic powder 

2 tbsp onion powder

2 tsp chili powder



  1. Preheat oven to 300°F.  
  2. In a mixing bowl combine popped corn, Chex cereal, bagel chips, corn chips, and peanuts. Gently toss to combine. 
  3. Next, take a microwave-safe bowl, and melt your butter. Into the melted butter, mix, honey, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, onion powder, and chili powder. 
  4. Drizzle the melted butter and seasonings over your other ingredients. Toss to combine. Sprinkle optional parmesan cheese throughout the mixture, then pour onto a cookie sheet. Bake for 10 minutes, then serve and enjoy!  

Nutrition Information

We have based our nutritional information on the assumption that the above recipe contains approximately twelve servings. We have estimated that one serving, is equal to approximately one cup. 

Nutrition Facts

We have estimated that one serving contains approximately 363.3 calories. We have also estimated that one serving contains 23.9g total fat, 13mg cholesterol, 393.3mg sodium, 29.8g total carbohydrates, and 8g protein. 

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Tips from the Kitchen

Tip 1: Bake

Baking your snack mix in the oven is not required, however, we do recommend it, as it helps to enhance the overall flavor of your southwest snack mix. 

Tip 2: Storage

When not serving, we recommend that you transfer your prepared snack mix to an airtight container or sealed plastic bag so that it does not become soggy if exposed to too much humidity. 

Tip 3: Serving

When you are serving your delicious southwest snack mix, there are so many different ways you can display it. A great way is to use a large serving bowl or platter.

The You may also want to pack a serving into small containers, or bags to pass them out to individuals. Get creative and find a fun way to serve them that will best fit your needs. 

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Spicy Southwest Snack Mix

For those of you who enjoy a spicy flair, you are going to love this recipe for southwest snack mix! However, never fear if you are not a fan of heat, you can back off the spice and make this recipe so that it fits your desired tastes. This recipe is so delicious, you will be coming back for more! 

Southwestern Snack Mix

Southwestern snack mix is super easy to make and delicious to enjoy! This is a quick and easy recipe that will help you to make a tasty snack for all occasions. Be sure to give this recipe a try for yourself today and see how delicious it is! 

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Faith Has been cooking and baking for many years! she loves to share her recipes with the world, and hopes you will enjoy them too!

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