It's easy to see why Chex Mix has become a go-to party snack. Salty, crunchy, and full of surprises, Chex Mix has been around in various forms since the early 1950s. That's when recipes for a blend of cereal, pretzels, nuts, and other goodies began appearing on boxes of Chex cereal. The mix was perfect for snacking while watching TV, or for serving at holiday get-togethers. It was only a matter of time before General Mills began serving pre-made Chex Mix to hungry consumers.
Every flavor of Chex Mix has the same base: Chex cereal, pretzels, and nuts. From there, though, Chex mix branches off into sweet and savory combinations of all types. Those who prefer classic flavors can find plenty of kinds of Chex Mix to snack on, such as Sour Cream & Onion and Cheddar. The brave can dig into spicy combinations like Chipotle Cheddar and Extreme Habanero and Lime. There are even Chex Mix options for an incurable sweet tooth. These decadent Chex Mix flavors include Cookies & Cream, Peanut Butter Chocolate, and Brownie Supreme.What is the very best type of Chex Mix? That's up to you to decide, hungry snack-enthusiast. Vote your favorite Chex Mix varieties up to the top of the list by giving them a thumbs up. If your stomach is still growling, you can add any limited edition or regional varieties that are missing.