Fun Cereal Recipes

Use your boxes of dry cereal beyond breakfast with these fun cereal recipes for desserts and snacks.
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Fun Recipes Using Cereal

Fruity Pebbles Confetti Cake

Using a white cake mix or your own homemade white cake recipe, prepare batter. Stir in 1 Cup fruity pebbles or other colorful rice krispies cereal into batter. Prepare cake pans and pour batter into pans. Bake in a preheated oven until toothpick inserted in middle of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool. Frost cakes into layers and press fruity pebbles into sides of frosting.
funfetti cake

Cereal Treat Bars

Use a rice krispies cereal treats recipe and replace Rice Krispies with Fruit Loops, Fruity Pebbles or Lucky Charms cereal.
Ingredients: Directions:
Place the marshmallows and butter into a large saucepan. Place the pan over medium low heat and stirring continuously. Cook the mixture for 5 minutes or until completely melted. Remove the pan from the heat and fold in the cereal until well coated. Grease a 13 X 9 inch baking pan. Press the cereal mixture evenly into the pan.
fruit loop bars

Cereal Trail Mix

Add dry cereal to your favorite trail mix.
snack mix cereal mix

Homemade Granola Bars

Make homemade granola bars with cereal or muesli.
granola bars

Cereal Snack Mix

Cereal Chex Snack mix
chex mix

Banana Balls

Banana balls
banana balls

Banana Roll Ups

Using the Banana pops recipe, roll in crushed cereal.
banana roll ups


Top a yogurt parfait recipe with your favorite cereal.

Smoothie Bowls

Similar to parfaits but layered in a bowl are these Smoothie bowl recipes. Top with your favorite cereal.

Cornflakes Bars

  • 1 Cup white corn syrup
  • 1 Cup sugar
  • 1 Cup peanut butter
  • 8 Cups Corn Flakes
Spray a 13x9 baking dish with cooking spray. In a large mixing bowl add corn flakes and set aside. In a saucepan, Combine sugar and corn syrup. Heat to a boil, stiring until well dissolved. Remove from heat and add peanut butter. Stir until peanut butter melts. Pour mixture over corn flakes. Stir together until corn flakes are completely covered. Spread into baking dish. Let set.
cornfalkes bars
Using this same recipe you can create cereal wreaths for Christmas or other holidays.
cornflake wreath

Muddy Buddy Mix

This yummy recipe using chex cereal is often called Puppy Chow or Muddy Buddy
muddy buddy

Doughnut Toppings

Use cereal to top your frosted doughnuts. See this recipe for making homemade doughnuts.
cereal recipes

Breaded Chicken

Use chopped cereal to bread your chicken in this Non fried chicken recipe
chicken fingers

Edible Bracelet Activity

For a fun activity, try creating these Fruit loop bracelets
fruit loops bracelet

Chocolate Truffles

Rice krispies truffles
chocolate truffles

Lucky Charms Bark

Using melted chocolate top with lucky charms or other cereals. Let set and break into pieces. See how to make chocolate bark recipes. cereal barklucky charms bark

More Fun Cereal Recipe Ideas

Try these ideas for using your dry cereal.

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