MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Holiday season is filled with family food traditions, from stuffing and pumpkin pie, to festive cakes and frosted sugar cookies. This year, wow your family, guests and friends with a fun, crunchy twist on the great tastes of holiday favorites. All you need is Chex® cereal, ingenious ingredient combinations and only 15 minutes in the microwave.
"Holiday season – also known as entertaining season – always leaves us looking for delicious, new recipes to wow guests," said Amber Holm, marketing director for Chex®. "With creative takes on traditional dishes, Chex® Party Mix will help you surprise your guests with familiar flavors and aromas, served up in a playful way that's sure to impress. The best part is that it only takes a matter of minutes to make."
Try these new takes on favorite holiday foods. Chex® cereal, which comes in a variety of flavors including the latest flavor to be introduced the new Vanilla Chex®, is the base for a wide variety of recipes sure to please all types of partygoers.
- Chex® Pumpkin Pie Crunch – Combine all the flavors of the season, including pumpkin spice, pecans, brown sugar, and vanilla with Cinnamon, Wheat and Honey Nut Chex® cereals and serve in a colorful pie plate. Set the plate out on the table with a scooper so guests can help themselves.
- Cornbread Chex® Party Mix – Corn Chex® cereal, butter, pecans, cornbread & muffin mix come together to recreate the delicious taste of cornbread; serve this snack in a cast iron skillet as a special cocktail party treat this fall.
- Mexican Hot Chocolate Chex® Party Mix – On a cold winter night, treat your family and friends to a delicious, warm cupful of Mexican Hot Chocolate Chex® Party Mix. Combine new Vanilla Chex®, Chocolate Chex® and Cinnamon Chex® cereals, chocolate chips, condensed milk, cinnamon, coconut and marshmallows to put a fun spin on this classic winter treat. Serve it in festive mug, perhaps with a candy cane garnish.
- Red Velvet Chex® Party Mix – Wow guests by serving up the rich flavor of red velvet cake with Chocolate Chex® cereal combined with brown sugar, margarine, red velvet cake mix and cream cheese frosting. In bright red bowls or shiny silver serving dishes, this snack looks beautiful on the table.