All-Sweet-Mix: Use Rice and Wheat Chex, Chocolate Chex, chocolate-covered pretzels, white and dark chocolate chips, mini marshmallows, mini Oreo cookies, and Reese's Peanut-Butter Cups. 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce . Who else is totally addicted to homemade Chex mix? This homemade snack mix recipe my mom has had since it originated in the 1940s. This Chex mix recipe is an easy appetizer that I love serving when we have friends over for a New Year’s Eve Party, a Super Bowl Party or just a fun Snack to leave out on the counter. I follow the original Chex-created recipe, but since I’m a malcontented middle child I’m forced to change things up a bit. For one, I substitute the garlic powder the original recipe calls for with fresh, minced garlic, which really gives the Chex Mix a beautiful roasted garlic flavor. Mmmm. 3 / 4 teaspoon garlic powder . Great to put in tins and give away. Easy Chex Mix Recipe. 3 cups Corn 6 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter. So much better than the newer versions with a richer flavor with the extra butter. This was always a holiday favorite at our house. 1 / 2 teaspoon onion powder . I remember the first time that I tried it – I was at a party when I was a teenager. 1 1 / 2 teaspoons seasoned salt . Ingredients. This is a very hard-to-find recipe so I thought I'd share. Make a sauce with butter, caramel and a pinch of salt to coat the dry cereal, cookies, and pretzels.