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Sweet and Spicy Chex Mix

Indulge in the perfect harmony of flavors with our Sweet and Spicy Chex Mix made with Natural Delights Medjool Date Strips with Tajin and California Walnuts. This addictive snack combines the crunchy goodness of Chex cereal with a tantalizing blend of sweet and spicy seasonings. Each bite is a delightful explosion of flavor, as savory pretzels and nuts mingle with sweet, dried fruits, all coated in a fiery seasoning mix that leaves a lingering heat on your palate.

Recipe by Brit's Bites.


  • 1 cup Natural Delights Medjool Date Strips with Tajín
  • 1 cup California Walnuts
  • 1 cup hot cheetos
  • 1 cup rice chex
  • 1 cup wheat chex
  • 1 cup pretzels
  • ½ cup bagel chips
  • ½ cup rye chips
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1¼ cup Worcestershire sauce
  • ⅓ cup maple syrup
  • 4 tablespoons hot sauce
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons salt


  1. Start by preheating your oven to 250°F.
  2. Grab a large baking sheet and toss together your walnuts, chex cereal, pretzels, bagel chips, and rye chips together.
  3. Take a small saucepan and put it on the stovetop over medium heat.
  4. In the pan, add butter, Worcestershire sauce, maple syrup, hot sauce, garlic powder, onion powder, and salt.
  5. Heat it up until the butter melts completely, and everything mixes together smoothly.
  6. Pour the warm sauce over your chex mixture. Give it a good stir to make sure every piece gets a delicious coating and add to a pan.
  7. Pop the pan in the oven and bake for about 30 minutes, or until the snack mix turns golden brown and crispy. Be sure to take it out and stir it every 20 minutes or so, so it bakes evenly.
  8. Once it's done, take the pan out and let the mix cool down completely. Top with hot cheetos and Natural Delights Medjool Date Strips with Tajín.
  9. Store your cooled chex mix in an airtight container. It will stay fresh and yummy for up to several weeks!

*While Medjool dates are high in natural sugars, they are low on the glycemic index thanks to a balanced amount of soluble fiber. The complex carbohydrates found in Medjool dates are digested at a slower rate, making them a source of dietary fiber and releasing energy to the body over a longer period of time.