beyond breakfast

Cereal makes a delicious and nutritious snack any time of day.

Mix it Up

Get creative and have some fun with these simple recipes anyone will love.

  • On-The-Run Cereal Snack


    Pack individual servings of this yummy snack in small containers or plastic bags for family members that are on-the-go!

    • 4 cups Honey Nut Cheerios®

    • 1 cup peanuts

    • 1 cup raisins

    • 1 cup chocolate chips

    • Prep Time

      5 min
    • Total Time

      5 min
    • Serving

      14
  • Crunchy Yogurt Sundaes


    Layer the ingredients into two parfait glasses for a vitamin and mineral-packed yogurt sundae that makes a delicious dessert.

    • 8 sliced berries

    • 1 cup Cinnamon Toast Crunch®

    • 1-1/3 cups Yoplait® 99% Fat Free Creamy Strawberry Yogurt

    • Prep Time

      10 min
    • Total Time

      10 min
    • Serving

      2
  • Lucky Charms® Cookies


    Combine a cereal favorite with a sweet treat and you can decide if they're breakfast or dessert.

    • Pillsbury® refrigerated sugar cookies

    • Vanilla Creamy Ready-to-Spread Frosting

    • 3-4 drops green food coloring

    • 4-5 cups Lucky Charms®

    Easy Directions

    1

    Slice, bake, and cool cookies as directed on package.

    2

    Add food coloring to frosting and mix. Frost cookies.

    3

    Sort marshmallows out of cereal and place on top of frosting.

    • Prep Time

      45 min
    • Total Time

      60 min
    • Serving

      32
  • Crunchy Fruit Salads


    Liven up mealtime with this colorful side dish - a crunchy salad full of fruits and veggies made with Cheerios® cereal.

    • 1 large stalk celery, sliced

    • 1/4 cup raisins or peanuts, if desired

    • 1/4 cup reduced-fat ranch salad dressing or mayonnaise

    • Lettuce leaves

    • 1 cup Cheerios® or MultiGrain Cheerios® slightly crushed

    Easy Directions

    1

    In medium bowl, mix apple, celery, raisins and dressing until blended. Refrigerate until serving time.

    2

    Just before serving, arrange lettuce leaves in 4 salad bowls or on plates. Spoon apple mixture over lettuce. Top each serving with 1/4 cup cereal. Serve immediately.

    • Prep Time

      15 min
    • Total Time

      15 min
    • Serving

      4
  • Bottom of the Cereal Box Cookies


    These crunchy cookies can be made with whatever cereals you have on hand — a great way to use up nearly empty boxes of cereal!

    • 1 pouch (1lb 1.5oz) Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix

    • 1/2 cup butter, softened

    • 1 egg

    • 3 cups total of Trix®, Lucky Charms®, Cinnamon Toast Crunch®, Honey Nut Cheerios®, Cocoa Puffs® and/or Corn Chex® cereal (including cereal crumbs)

    Easy Directions

    1

    Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, stir cookie mix, butter and egg until soft dough forms. Stir in cereal.

    2

    Drop and shape dough by rounded measuring tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheet.

    3

    Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown around edges. Cool 1 minute before removing from cookie sheet to cooling rack.

    • Prep Time

      40 min
    • Total Time

      40 min
    • Serving

      30
  • Peanutty Good Luck Snack


    You can make this charming snack in just 10 minutes – no cooking or baking required – just pour into a resealable bag and shake, shake, shake!

    • 2 cups Honey Nut Cheerios®

    • 1 cup peanut butter pieces

    • 1 cup yogurt covered raisins

    • 1 cup peanuts

    • Prep Time

      10 min
    • Total Time

      10 min
    • Serving

      14