Chex® Party Mix Contest

  • Special Election Will Decide America’s Favorite Chex® Party Mix Recipe

    Online balloting for top party pick will award one voter the ultimate trip to New York City

    MINNEAPOLIS (September 2, 2008) - This fall, parties will be filled with lively debate over which Chex® Party Mix recipe will be chosen as the nation’s favorite when the polls open on September 15 at

    All five recipe candidates – Original Chex Party Mix, Cheesy Ranch Chex Mix, Chex Muddy Buddies, Chocolate Chex Caramel Crunch and Cinnamon-Apple Chex Mix – are running crisp campaigns on a 15-minute prep-time platform. However, given their distinct flavor profiles, each snack option appeals to snack fans’ varying tastes.

    These five easy-to-make, 15-minute recipes can wow any crowd with their irresistible crunch and great taste. And, with the hour saved making these microwavable snacks, voters will have extra time to debate each recipe’s case for the title of America’s favorite.

    The candidates are:

    Original Chex Party Mix – on the ballot for over 50 years, it could be considered a flip-flop candidate due to its easy customization ideas such as red pepper sauce.

    Cheesy Ranch Chex Mix – promotes a three-party system with an ideal trifecta of ranch, cheddar and Parmesan cheeses.

    Chex Muddy Buddies – read our lips, this indulgent chocolate-peanut butter combination is sure to have kids lined up on your doorstep.

    Chocolate Chex Caramel Crunch – melted vanilla chips drizzled on top gives this recipe a special touch leaving lobbyists begging for more.

    Cinnamon-Apple Chex Mix – perfectly wholesome running mates: sweet dried apple and savory cinnamon spice.

    All five recipes are available at and the polls will be open from September
    15 to October 15, 2008. Voters will automatically be entered in the America’s Favorite Chex Party Mix sweepstakes when they cast their ballot for a chance to win a trip for two for the ultimate New York City prize package. Full sweepstakes details and official rules can be found at

    “America needs to make a decision,” says Rohan Thakur, marketing manager, Chex cereal. “Ready in the microwave in just 15 minutes, voters will have the time to enjoy the great taste and crunch of all five Chex Party Mix recipes before selecting the winner.”

    About Chex
    The Original Chex Party Mix has been a tradition since 1955 when the wife of a Ralston Purina executive brought the treat to a holiday gathering. It has been a staple snack ever since. In addition to the five microwavable recipes, there are more than 70 unique Chex Party Mix recipes available on the Chex Web site at Chex Party Mix can be made with all varieties of Chex cereal including Rice
    Chex (now gluten-free), Corn Chex, Wheat Chex, Multi-Bran Chex, Honey Nut Chex, Chocolate Chex and Strawberry Chex.
  • I have used these b4 4 snacking and they always seem 2 b a hit. Which is ur faves...............