Kenny and Anslee in the kitchen making Big Game Chex Mix treat

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) — News Channel 11 is getting you ready for the Big Game all week long.

On Friday, Sports Director Kenny Hawkins showed Anslee Daniel how to make a Big Game Chex Mix treat.


  • 3 cups Honey Nut Chex cereal

  • 3 cups Cinnamon Chex cereal

  • 2 cups pecan halves

  • 1 1/2 cups dried banana chips

  • 1/3 cup butter cubed (5 1/2 tablespoons)

  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1/2 teaspoon banana extract optional

  • 1/2 teaspoon rum extract optional


  • Place the first four ingredients in a large microwave-safe bowl and set aside.

  • Place the butter, brown sugar, and cinnamon in a small microwave-safe bowl; microwave on high for 2 minutes, stirring once in the middle.

  • Stir in extracts. Pour over the cereal mixture; toss to coat.

  • Microwave cereal mixture on high for 3 minutes, stirring every minute.

  • Spread onto baking sheets to cool.

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