12 Sweet Treats Made With Your Favorite Breakfast Cereal (PHOTOS)

Eunice Park | Oct 13, 2015 Food & Party
12 Sweet Treats Made With Your Favorite Breakfast Cereal (PHOTOS)

fruity pebbles barsCereal isn’t just for breakfast. It’s a key ingredient in many fun and delicious dessert recipes -- and no, not just in the beloved Rice Krispies Treat (though we did discover some fun Rice Krispies desserts that go beyond the classic). Get inspired to think outside the bowl with this roundup of tasty treats you can make from breakfast cereal.

From an amazing Cap’n Crunch Milkshake to Fruity Pebbles Greek Yogurt Popsicles and Snickers Special K bars, we've found recipes that are quick and simple. Make a few of these goodies, and we think you'll be quite popular around your house.


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  • Peanut Butter Cereal Bars


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    If you like gooey chocolate and creamy peanut butter, these Peanut Butter Cereal Bars from The Taylor House will rock your world. Similar to a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup, this yummy treat has a little more texture and lots of crunch (yes, the cereal!).

  • Lucky Charms Munch


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    The combination of Lucky Charms marshmallows, M&M’s, pretzels, white chocolate, and colorful sprinkles in this Lucky Charms Munch makes people keep coming back for more, says Jenn of Deliciously Sprinkled. Tip from Jen: Use white chocolate baking bars. If you’re using chips, be sure to add some shortening.

  • Fruity Pebbles Treats


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    These simple Fruity Pebbles Treats from A Pumpkin and a Princess are a colorful twist on the quintessential Rice Krispies Treat. It only calls for three ingredients: Fruity Pebbles, marshmallows, and butter.

  • Cap’n Crunch Peanut Butter Puppy Chow


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    If you love peanut butter, this Puppy Chow is for you. What makes this Puppy Chow from With Salt and Wit stand out from your typical chow are the peanut butter ingredients: Peanut Butter Cap’n Crunch, peanut butter chips, peanut butter -- and more peanut butter chips!

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  • Rice Krispies Ice Cream Cone


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    If you’re looking for a party pleaser, look no further. Rice Krispies Ice Cream Cones from Ashley of Cute as a Fox are party-perfect and delightful for kids.

  • Cap’n Crunch Milkshake


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    This thick and creamy Cap’n Crunch Milkshake is made with milk that has been infused with Cap'n Crunch cereal, a technique used in the Momofuku Milk Bar cookbook, says Michelle of Brown Eyed Baker. If you like that soggy cereal flavor, ice cream, and whipped cream, this is a milkshake dream come true!

  • Krispy Treat Chocolate Roll


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    The classic Rice Krispies Treat gets a delicious makeover with the Krispy Treat Chocolate Roll, thanks to Lady Behind the Curtain. Nutella and creamy peanut butter make this dessert almost like a delectable candy bar.

  • Fruity Pebbles Greek Yogurt Popsicles


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    While these pretty Fruity Pebbles Greek Yogurt Popsicles are made with a sugary cereal, Sues of We Are Not Martha insists they are healthy because they are made with 0 percent Greek yogurt and 1 percent milk. Another bonus: They take only 7 minutes to make!

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  • Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cupcakes


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    This favorite childhood cereal comes in the form of delicious Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cupcakes. The Kailley’s Kitchen recipe calls for crushing the cereal in buttercream frosting, giving the cupcake a rich cinnamon toast flavor.

  • Snickers Special K Bars


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    If you’re a Snickers fan, you better get a tall glass of milk. These Snickers Special K Bars from Amanda of I Am Baker are slathered with Snickers frosting, a decadent topping of chopped and melted Snickers. Decadence, indeed!

  • Chex Scotcheroos


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    This easy Chex Scotcheroos recipe takes the basic idea of a scotcheroo (a classic bar cookie made with Rice Krispies) and turns it into something more fun and delicious, says Megan of What’s Megan Making. Work quickly while the mixture is hot and don’t worry how they look – they look more inviting when they are messy!

  • Trix Marshmallow Cereal Bars


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    These Trix Marshmallow Cereal Bars, a simple twist on a classic recipe, have become one of the most popular blog posts on The Itty Bitty Bakery, says Kandis. The rainbow color and shape of the cereal makes this cereal bar appeal to a wide crowd.

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