Better than Sex Chex Mix

Regardless of what you call it, Better than ‘Whatever’ Chex Mix has really upped the game over traditional Chex Mix and Chex Mix Recipes.

Servings

4

Ready In:

2hrs 45min

Good For:

Lunch

About this Recipe

Are you a Chex Mix fan?  What about Muddy Buddies?  Anyway you make Chex Mix, make sure you give Better than Sex Chex Mix a try.  I guarantee you, it will be a new favorite.  The added caramel, peanut butter cups and marshmallows really add to this snack and dessert.  A simple recipe using the Microwave makes this Chex Mix Recipe a perfect snack for so many occasions.

We love Muddy Buddies, I mean who doesn’t, right?  But when I found Better than Sex Chex Mix, I was in heaven.  The sweetness, the crunch, the richness just took this recipe to a new level.  It doesn’t matter what you call this recipe, some prefer to call it Better than Whatever.  It meets up to it’s name.

Let’s get real for a moment.  As a mom I sometimes don’t want complicated recipes.  I want quick fast and easy.  This recipe takes minutes and uses the Microwave to heat up the ingredients to a rich ooey gooey sauce that is poured over the cereal.  For me, this is perfect and my older boys can even make this recipe on their own.

What is Chex Mix?

Chex Mix is a mixture of Chex cereal and other ingredients both savory and sweet for a fun snack or dessert.

Can I use different Chex Cereal?

Of course!  I sometimes like to use a Rice Chex and the Chocolate Chex to help balance flavors.

What’s with a Name?

Better than Sex or Better than Whatever.  Whatever you call this recipe it’s sure to be a crowd pleaser.  Chex Mix Recipes are great.

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Quick Tips

If Chocolate Chex Cereal is difficult to find, you can use any Chex Cereal for this recipe or even use 2 and combine them.

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

In a large microwave bowl measure out Chex Cereal and set aside

Step 2

In a smaller microwave bowl combine brown sugar, butter and corn syrup.  Microwave on high for 2 minutes, stirring every minute.  Add Baking Soda and stir until smooth

Step 3

Pour hot mixture over cereal and stir to coat.  Place large bowl in microwave for 2-3 minutes.  Stir after every minute to coat each cereal piece.

Step 4

On a lined cookie sheet spread Chex Mix to cool.  Add Marshmallows and Peanut Butter cups.  Melt Chocolate Chips and drizzle over cereal.  Melt Caramels and Whipping Cream and drizzle over cereal.

Step 5

Allow to cool and break into pieces and store in container

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Better than Sex Chex Mix
Better than Sex Chex Mix
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Chex Mix and Chex Mix Recipes are a favorite of many, Better than Sex Chex Mix really ups the game with added caramel, peanut butter cups, marshmallows, and more chocolate. Regardless of what you call it, this "Better Than..." is really that good!
Servings Prep Time
6 People 5 Minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
5 Minutes 10 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 People 5 Minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
5 Minutes 10 Minutes
Better than Sex Chex Mix
Better than Sex Chex Mix
Print Recipe
Chex Mix and Chex Mix Recipes are a favorite of many, Better than Sex Chex Mix really ups the game with added caramel, peanut butter cups, marshmallows, and more chocolate. Regardless of what you call it, this "Better Than..." is really that good!
Servings Prep Time
6 People 5 Minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
5 Minutes 10 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 People 5 Minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
5 Minutes 10 Minutes
Ingredients
Servings: People
Instructions
  1. Measure out 8 cups of Chex Mix Cereal Chocolate into a microwave safe bowl. Set aside.
  2. In a smaller microwave safe bowl, place butter, brown sugar and corn syrup and microwave for 2 minutes. Stirring after 1 minute.
  3. Stir in baking soda until dissolved.
  4. Pour mixture over cereal to coat evenly.
  5. Microwave for 2-3 minutes, stirring every minute. This helps to fully coat the cereal.
  6. Spread on a lined cookie sheet to cool. Allow to cool for 10 minutes.
  7. Sprinkle marshmallows and peanut butter cups over cereal.
  8. In a small microwave safe bowl, melt caramel bits with whipping cream in Microwave for 1-2 minutes, stirring every minute. Stir until smooth. Drizzle over cereal mixture.
  9. In a separate bowl microwave chocolate chips for 1-2 minutes (stirring every 30 seconds to minute) and stir until smooth . Drizzle over cereal mixture
  10. Repeat with white chocolate chips.
  11. Allow for mixture to cool and set. Break into pieces and enjoy. Can be stored in a large zip-lock bag or container.
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