Honey-Roasted Chipotle-Rosemary Chex™ Party Mix | Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle

Honey-Roasted Chipotle-Rosemary Chex™ Party Mix

Pairing chipotle chili powder with rosemary and honey gives this Chex™ Party Mix a crave-worthy,sweet-savory flavor profile.


1 ½ cupsCorn Chex™ cereal1

½ cups Rice Chex™ cereal

1 cup Wheat Chex™ cereal

1 cup mixed nuts1 cup bite-size pretzels

1 cup garlic-flavor bite-size bagel chips or regular bagel chips

¾ cup salted butter

1/3 cup honey

2 tablespoons packed brown sugar

2 teaspoons chipotle chili powder

2 tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves, chopped

½ teaspoon salt

Expert Tips: Try swapping sage or thyme for the rosemary, or use pure maple syrup in place of the honey.


  1. Heat oven to 325°F.
  2. In a large ovenproof bowl or pan, mix cereals, nuts, pretzels, and bagel chips. Set aside.
  3. In medium microwavable bowl, melt butter. Stir in honey, brown sugar, chipotle chili powder, rosemary, and salt. Pour butter mixture over cereal mixture, tossing well 3 to 5 minutes or until cereal mixture is evenly coated.
  4. Bake 45 minutes, stirring every 15 minutes. Spread onto paper towels to cool, about15 minutes (or just start eating!). Store in an airtight container