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Nuts and Bolts Recipe

Nuts and Bolts Recipe

Housewives of Frederick County
A homemade, better version of Chex Mix. Eat it warm right out of the oven and serve it throughout the holidays. Your guests will keep asking for more!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 40 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine American


  • 1/2 box Cheerios
  • 1/2 box Wheat Chex
  • 1/2 box Rice Chex
  • 1/2 box Pretzels
  • 1 to 1 1//2 cups Mixed Nuts
  • 3 teaspoons Beau Monde Seasoning
  • 1/4 lb butter (1/4 lb = 1 stick)
  • 1/2 cup peanut oil


  • Combine Cheerios, Wheat Chex, Rice Chex, Pretzels, and Mixed Nuts in a large roasting pan.
  • Mix well.
  • In a separate bowl, blend Beau Monde Seasoning with melted butter and peanut oil.
  • Pour seasoning blend over dry mix and blend well with a large plastic spoon.
  • Bake at 200 degrees F for 1 1/2 hours, mixing occasionally.
  • Enjoy!
Keyword appetizer, chex mix, holiday appetizer, holiday snacks, nuts and bolts, snack mix