5 Recipes to Cook with Cereal

The breakfast treat isn't just limited to early mornings

Step aside cereal bowl, it is time to put cereal to work doing other things than just wallowing in a pool of milk. I know it can be hard to imagine that cereal can do more than just serve as a basic, tasty breakfast, but it can. Have you ever tried making chicken fingers with crushed Corn Flakes, or using Cheerios to flavor a baked apple bread? Well, all of this is really possible. Here are seven great ways to get started cooking with the cereal from your pantry!

—The Naptime Chef, Babble

Grind up Cheerios to make a flour that adds flavor and heft to delicious apple bread!

Learn how to make dulce de leche apple bread.





Brown rice cereal can make regular krispie treats even healthier, especially when they are made with honey and dried fruit.

Learn how to make brown rice krispie treats.




These adorable fruit kebabs are a healthy treat for kids and can made with just about any kind of fruit.

Make your own fruit krispie kebabs.





Did you know Corn Flakes can be caramelized in the oven and made into a crunchy topping for ice cream or yogurt? They are the perfect alternative to sugary sprinkles.

Make whiskey ice cream with caramelized Corn Flakes.




These adorable crispy treats are made with peanut butter Cheerios are a great party treat.

Learn how to make peanut butter marshmallow treats.




Click here for more ideas how to use cereal in fun treats.


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