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Vegan Chili Cheese Cheerios Snack Mix

This simple easy to make snack mix only has a handful ingredients with bold Mexican flavors.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword Cheerios Snack Mix, Snack Mix, Vegan Snack Mix
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 12
Author Joseph Sciascia


  • 12 cups vegan cheerios style cereal
  • 1 cup vegan butter, melted
  • 2 oz (2 )- 1 ounce packages of Fajita seasoning
  • 2 tsp Ancho chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 cup nutritional yeast flakes
  • 4 tbsp dried chives


  1. Preheat the oven to 300 degrees and line two sheet pans with parchment paper

  2. Place the cheerios into a large bowl and set aside

  3. In a small bowl whisk together the Fajita seasoning, ancho chili powder, cayenne pepper, nutritional yeast and dried chives, set aside.

  4. Melt the vegan butter in a saucepan or in a microwave safe bowl in the microwave and pour the butter over the Cheerios and toss well until combined

  5. Pour the mixed spices over the cheerios and toss well until combined.

  6. Divide the mixture onto the prepped sheet pans and bake in the oven for 15 minutes, take them out, stir well and rotate. Bake for another 15 minutes.

  7. Let cool completely and store in an airtight container until ready to serve.