Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Hot Horn Hybrid

A chex mix with a kick is always a handy snack/appetizer to have on hand at a party.  For ShOTT of Espresso's 1st Birthday we went with a Little Boy Blue theme so I called it a "Hot Horn Hybrid." You can adjust the amount of hot sauce you use in this recipe to turn up the heat as much as you desire.

I used Bugles instead of the traditional chex shapes since they look like little horns and called it a hybrid instead of a mix since that sounded a little more farm like.  I threw in some blue colored M&M's and dehydrated blueberries to match our party colors and served it in a bowl lined with a navy blue bandanna. 

Hot Horn Hybrid
1 Bag (7.5 oz) Bugels
1 Bag (16 oz.) Pretzels
1 cup M&M's
1 cup dehydrated fruit (I used blueberries)
1/4 cup butter
1 T. Worcester sauce
1 tsp. hot sauce (or more to taste)
1 tsp. garlic powder
1 tsp. onion powder
2 tsp. soy sauce

1.) Mix pretzels and bugles together in a large baking pan.
2.) In a small sauce pan melt butter and add Worcester sauce, hot sauce, garlic powder, onion powder and soy sauce.
3.) Pour sauce over bugle mix and stir till coated.
4.) Place in the over at 250 degrees for 20 minutes and stir every 5 minutes.
5.) Allow mixture to cool completely then add M&M's and fruit (optional: add nuts.)

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