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 the 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 cheerioes to flavor a baked apple bread? Well all of this is really possible. Here are 12 great ways to get started cooking with the cereal from your pantry!
12 Yummy Recipes Ahead! 1 of 14Click through for our delicious recipes using cereal!
Dulce de Leche Cheerio Bread 2 of 14Grind up cheerios to make a flour that adds flavor and heft to delicious apple bread!
Make dulce de leche cereal bread Photo: Kelsey Banfield
Brown Rice Krispie Treats 3 of 14Brown rice cereal can make regular krispie treats even healthier, especially when they are made with honey and dried fruit.
Make brown rice krispie treats Photo: Jennifer Leal
Fruit Krispie Kebabs 4 of 14These adorable fruit kebabs are a healthy treat for kids and can made with just about any kind of fruit.
Make fruit krispie kebabs Photo: Paula Jones
Whiskey Ice Cream with Caramelized Corn Flakes 5 of 14Did 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 Photo: Kelsey Banfield
Peanut Butter Marshmallow Crispy Treats 6 of 14These adorable crispy treats are made with peanut butter cheerios are a great party treat.
Make peanut butter marshmallow crispy treats Photo: Kelsey Banfield
Crispy Corn Flake Chicken Fingers 7 of 14These crispy baked chicken fingers are coated with corn flakes for delicious taste and texture!
Make crispy corn flake chicken fingers Photo: Julie VR
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Cheerio Crusted French Toast 9 of 14French toast gets a crunchy topping with delicious lightly crushed cereal!
Make cheerio crusted french toast Photo: Kelsey Banfield
Cereal Topped Mac & Cheese 10 of 14This amazing mac and cheese is gluten free. But, the topping is still crunchy due to the corn flake topping.
Make cereal topped mac and cheese Photo: Kelsey Banfield
Cap’n Crunch Cookies 11 of 14These awesome crunchy, chewy cookies get their sweet corn flavor from the additon of Cap'n Crunch cereal. Breakfast for dessert never tasted so good!
Make Cap'n Crunch cookies Photo: Kelsey Banfield
Apple Jack Flapjacks 12 of 14These awesome pancakes are crunchy and sweet due to the addition of yummy Apple Jacks cereal!
Make apple jack flapjacks Photo: Kathy Patalsky
Banana Rice Cereal Bars 13 of 14Puffed cereal lends these healthy treats a satisfying crunch without adding loads of calories.
Make banana rice cereal bars Photo: Paula Jones
Leprechaun Chow 14 of 14This delicious chow is filled with chocolate peanut butter covered Rice Chex! It is the best way to turn your favorite cereal into dessert!
Make leprechaun chow Photo: Kelsey Banfield
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