Preheat oven to 250 degrees F. Heat butter in large shallow baking pan in oven until melted. Remove, stir in season salt and Worcestershire sauce. Add Chex and nuts. Mix until all are coated. Heat in oven 45 minutes.
Stir every 15 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool completely on absorbent paper or your M and Ms will melt. After the mix is cooled, add M and M's and stir. Makes around 8 cups.
Source: My own addition to an old family tradition.
4 cups each Wheat Chex, Rice Chex, Cheerios, and pretzels
Melt butter butter. Add Worstershire sauce, garlic salt, onion salt, celery salt, mixed nuts, cereal and pretzels. Place in large pan suitable for stirring. Bake at 225 degrees F for 2 hours, stirring often.
Makes about 4 quarts. When grandma put this recipe together, in 1960, it cost her $1.80 to make. I made it in 1980 and it cost $3.28. In 1991, it cost me between $7 and $8.
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