12 News family recipes: Paul Gerke's dad's famous Chex Mix

This Chex Mix is a family favorite in the Gerke household.

If you're looking for a great snack for your holiday parties this year, our own Paul Gerke is sharing the recipe of his family-favorite Chex Mix.

Here's everything you need to know to make your own batch:

Ingredients:

1 box Corn Chex
1 box Rice Chex
1 box Cheerios
1 box bran Chex
2 boxes/bags of pretzel sticks
2 boxes Cheez-Its
2 lbs of mixed nuts
2 lbs butter
1/3 cup garlic powder
¼ cup Lawry’s seasoning salt
½ cup of Worcestershire sauce

Directions:

Combine butter, garlic powder, seasoning salt, and Worcestershire sauce in pot. Slowly heat until thoroughly melted

Put all other ingredients into a large roasting pan

Slowly drizzle about ¼ cup of the butter mixture over the dry ingredients in the roasting pan.

Place pan in oven at 250 degrees

Every ten minutes, remove pan and drizzle another ¼ cup of butter mixture over the cereal. Be sure to mix thoroughly.

Repeat process until mixture is gone; approximately 60-70 minutes total time in oven

When finished, spread Chex Mix on wax paper and let cool. Store in gallon size Ziploc bags and enjoy! 

Check out the other recipes from Team 12 at 12news.com/familyrecipes.

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