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13 Wild and Wacky Ways to Enjoy Your Favorite Childhood Cereal


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When's the last time you ate a bowl of Lucky Charms, saving all the marshmallows for last? Or dumped a heaping of sugar into your Rice Krispies while you listened to them Snap, Crackle, and Pop?

Reawaken the kid in you and take a walk down memory lane with your favorite nostalgic cereal. Going beyond a bowl and milk, get creative and use your childhood cereal in your cooking. I dare you to throw some Fruit Loops into your smoothie or dip your french toast in some Frosted Flakes. You may just happen to discover a new favorite.

With these 13 wild and wacky flavor combinations, you'll find yourself feeling like a happy kid all over again.

1. Fruity Pebbles Fried Ice Cream

If responsibility is stressing you out, then you need Fruity Pebbles Fried Ice Cream in your life.

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2. Boozy Lucky Charms Shake

If the stresses of adulthood can't be solved by sugar alone, then a Boozy Lucky Charms Shake will do the trick.

This is quite possibly what they had in mind when they invented marshmallow vodka.

3. Banana Peanut Butter Coco Puff Milkshake

Indulge your sweet tooth with this decadent Banana Peanut Butter Coco Puff Milkshake.

4. Bacon Fried Country Coated French Toast (Frosted Flakes)

Now this is how adults do french toast - crusted in their kid's Frosted Flakes and fried in bacon grease.

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Get the recipe here.

5. Cap'n Crunch Chicken

Skip the kitschy Planet Hollywood, and make your own version of their Cap'n Crunch Chicken.

Tender on the inside, and crunchy on the outside, these chicken tenders will make you feel like a kid again.

6. Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cake

This Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cake takes a heaping of your favorite cereal and packs it into a rich, cream cheese frosted masterpiece.

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Grab a glass of milk because you're going to need it.

7. Honeycomb Cereal Pound Cake with Salted Honey Buttercream

Why eat boring pound cake when you can smear it with a sweet, salty buttercream and top it with crunchy honeycomb cereal?

Get the recipe here.

8. Grape-Nuts Bread

For those unfortunate kids whose parents decided they needed to eat the healthy cereal, there was grape nuts.

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Turns out, what may have been dense and bland soaked in milk, tastes fabulous as Grape-Nuts Bread.

9. Not Your Grandma's Bran Muffins (Raisin Bran)

What better use for Raisin Bran than to make bran muffins? I mean, it's kinda begging for it.

Get the recipe here.

10. Chex Scotcharoos

Forget about Chex Mix, Chex Scotcharoos is where it's at!

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Get the recipe here.

11. Trix Krispies

Trix may be for kids, but Trix Krispies are for everyone. Say want you want about the wild bursts of color, this is one treat you can't help but smile when you eat.

12. Fruit Loop Breakfast Smoothie

Eating fruit loops counts as a eating a serving of fruit, right?

Well, since you're a grown up now there's no fooling yourself. Add some real fruit to your loops with this Fruit Loop Breakfast Smoothie. Now you can feel slightly less guilty.

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13. Chocolate Marshmallow Rice Krispie Treat Ice Cream

Sure, you could stick with the standard and whip up some rice krispie treats.

Or, you could give yourself what you really want and eat Chocolate Marshmallow Rice Krispie Treat Ice Cream. I think it's a no brainer.

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