Fried cereal is a colorful mix of our fave classic breakfast cereals tossed and toasted in melted salted butter! YUM!
Kids, adults and senior citizens love fried cereal. Eat it like popcorn!
WHAT’S YOUR MIX?
Personalize your fried cereal by mixing together five or more of your favorite cereals. Name the mix after yourself. For example, if your name is Tiffany, call it “Tiffany Mix,” Melvin, it’s “Melvin Mix!”
The “Charles Phoenix Mix” is Apple Jacks, Lucky Charms, Cap’n Crunch, Honeycombs, Trix, Cocoa Puffs and Fruit Loops.
THROW A FRIED CEREAL SLUMBER PARTY!
Invite your friends and relations to show up with a box of their favorite cereal…and their pajamas on!
BASIC RECIPE – makes 6 one-cup servings.
- ½ stick of salted butter
- 6 cups dry cereal – each cup a different cereal
1. Melt butter skillet (stove top or electric) on LOW heat.
2. When butter melts add cereal mixture.
3. Toss continuously for 3 or 4 minutes(-ish) until the room begins to smell of sweet buttery toasted cereal.
4. Remove from heat before cereal begins to brown. Don’t stop stirring or it will burn!
5. Serve warm or room temp
#1: Make as much fried cereal at one time as your skillet can hold.
#2: A colorized cereal like Trix or Fruit Loops is recommended in each “mix” for color!
#3: For large party size bowls, fry each of your cereals separately and mix after frying.
#4: Fry your cereal in bacon fat if you don’t like salted butter.
#5: Eat leftovers for breakfast in a bowl with whole milk!
Corn Flakes 1906
Rice Krispies 1928
Golden Crisp 1949
Corn Pops 1950
Frosted Flakes 1952
Honey Smacks 1953
Cocoa Puffs 1956
Cap’n Crunch 1963
Fruit Loops 1963
Lucky Charms 1964
Apple Jacks 1965
Boo Berry 1973
Count Chocula 1971
Franken Berry 1971
Cookie Crisp 1977
Cinnamon Toast Crunch 1984
Reese’s Puffs 1994
“WHATS YOUR MIX?”