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Buffalo Chex Mix

Buffalo Chex Mix is a crunchy appetizer with a kick, made with Chex cereal, spicy cheese crackers, pretzels, buffalo sauce, and dry ranch seasoning mix.

Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword Buffalo Chex Mix
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Resting time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 285 kcal
Author Amanda Rettke--iamhomesteader.com


  • 4 cups Rice Chex™ cereal
  • 4 cups Wheat Chex™ cereal
  • 2 cups hot and spicy-flavored cheese crackers
  • 2 cups pretzel twists
  • ½ cup (1 stick or 113g) butter
  • 3 tablespoons buffalo sauce
  • 1 packet (1 ounce) dry ranch seasoning mix, approximately 2 tablespoons homemade mix
  • 1 teaspoon celery salt


  1. Preheat oven to 250°F, and line 1-2 baking sheets with parchment paper. Set baking sheet(s) aside.

  2. In a large bowl, mix rice Chex, wheat Chex, hot and spicy crackers, and pretzel twists.
  3. In a small bowl, heat butter in the microwave for 30 seconds, or until melted. Add buffalo sauce, ranch seasoning mix, and celery salt. Stir to combine.

  4. Pour butter/buffalo mixture over the dry ingredients, stirring well to combine.

  5. Spread out the Chex mixture into a single layer on the lined baking sheet(s).

  6. Bake for 25-30 minutes, stirring halfway through.
  7. When mixture is golden brown and slightly crispy, remove the pan from the oven; let cool completely before serving.