Peanut Butter Chex Mix Thai Style

Peanut Butter Chex Mix Thai Style

All of your favorite Thai flavors come together in this hearty snack. Great for adding a little variety to game day or movie night, Thai spices are combined with coconut flakes, garlic, and peanuts for a unique dish that your guests will love!

  • Yield:15-20 minutes
  • Prep Time:5 minutes
  • Cook Time:30 minutes
  • Total Time:35 minutes


12 cups (12-ounce box) unsweetened rice cereal, such as Chex™️ Cereal 

1 (9-ounce) can jumbo salted peanuts 

1/2 cup Peanut Butter & Co Smooth Operator 

3 cups dried unsweetened coconut flakes 

1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter 

3/4 cup light-brown sugar 

1/3 cup light agave nectar 

1 tbsp. tamarind syrup concentrate 

1 tbsp. soy sauce 

1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper 

1 tbsp. finely grated fresh ginger 

1 garlic clove, finely grated or pressed through a garlic press 

1/2 tsp. dried lemongrass 

*You may also use their corn or wheat cereal varieties 


  1. Preheat oven to 300°F. Place cereal in a large heatproof bowl and line two large rimmed baking sheets with parchment. 

  2.  Combine Peanut Butter & Co Smooth Operator, butter, sugar, agave, tamarind, soy, cayenne, ginger, garlic, and dried lemongrass in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil, stirring to melt butter and peanut butter; pour hot mixture over cereal, peanuts, and coconut flakes and toss to coat. Divide cereal mixture among baking sheets, spreading it out in a single layer. 

  3. Bake cereal mixture 15 minutes; use a spatula to toss cereal on hot pan. Return mixture to oven and bake until syrup is no longer wet and cereal mixture is golden brown, about 5 more minutes. Let cool completely on wire racks. 

Cook Notes

This recipe was independently commissioned and recipe-tested by Peanut Butter & Co. Chex is a trademark of General Mills Inc. Used with permission. 

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