Remix Your Breakfast Cereal Into Your Favorite Desert [PHOTOS]

July 30, 2012 12:45 am
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Summer is all about trying new things and experimenting!

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And, where is a better place to experiment than your kitchen? Putting a spin on our favorite cereals, we thought it would be fun to see what else we could do with our favorite and fast breakfast food. Inspired by a few of the cereal hall of fame classics, these recipes are sure to update your sweet tooth cookbook!

Cheerios Cupcake [Tutorial Here]

General Mills / Sprinklesandgrins.com

  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 bag (10 1/2 oz) miniature marshmallows (6 cups)
  • 3 cups Cheerios® Cereal
  • 3 cups Trix® Cereal
  • 1 cup salted peanuts
  • Betty Crocker® Cupcake Icing (any color)
  • 1 bottle Betty Crocker® Decorating Decors Confetti

Reese’s Peanut Butter Treats [Tutorial Here]

General Mills / Daydreamerdesserts.com

  • 8 cups Reese’s Puffs Cereal
  • 2 cups Rice Krispies Cereal
  • 3/4 unsalted butter
  • 1 cup Reeses Chunky peanut butter
  • 16 mini Reeses Peanut Butter Cups, quartered
  • 20 ounces Marshmallows
  • 1/4 cups unsalted halved peanuts
Cap’n Crunch Cupcakes [Tutorial Here]

Quaker / Confessionsofacookbookqueen.com

For the cake batter:
  • 1 box Duncan Hines Classic Yellow cake mix
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup oil
  • 4 cups Cap’n Crunch cereal, plus more for garnish
For the frosting:
  • 2 sticks butter, at room temperature
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 7 oz jar marshmallow creme

Peanut Butter Corn Flake Cookies [Tutorial Here]

Kellogg’s / Stickygooeycreamychewy.com

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup corn syrup
  • 1 jar (18 oz ounce) peanut butter, crunchy or smooth
  • 6 cups corn flakes
  • 3 oz good quality chocolate of your choice

Cake Batter Rice Krispy Treats [Tutorial Here]

Kellogg’s / Gimmesomeoven.com

  • 3 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 (10 oz.) bag of mini-marshmallows
  • 1/4 cup yellow cake mix (the dry cake mix, not prepared into a batter)
  • 6 cups crispy rice cereal
  • 1 (1.75 oz.) container of sprinkles

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