15 Creative and Crazy Recipes Using Cereal

Think outside the bowl.

From one silly prank to a multitude of truly innovative and delectable recipes, there’s more to cereal than meets the bowl. These bloggers have come up with some of the greatest ways to bake, sauté, fry, and freeze all of the best cereals from our childhood.

FRIED N’ GRIDDLED

Cinnamon Toast Crunch French Toast

Give your French toast a crunch cinnamon finish. (Photo and recipe from Cannella Vita)

Cinnamon Toast Crunch French Toast and 14 other creative uses for cereal

Fruit Loop Waffles

Like funfetti waffles, but fruitier. (Photo and recipe from The Blonde Buckeye)

Fruit Loops Waffles and 14 other creative uses for cereal

Rice Krispies Treat Pancakes

A crispier treat for breakfast. (Photo and recipe from Half Baked Harvest)

Rice Krispy Treats Pancakes and 14 other creative uses for cereal

Cap’n Crunch Fish Tacos

Guacamole and cereal finally makes sense. (Photo and recipe from NoshOnIt)

Capn Crunch Fish Tacos and 14 other creative uses for cereal

BAKED

Honey Nut Cheerios Chicken

Golden honey chicken tenders make a protein and fiber rich snack. (Photo and recipe from Dashing Dish)

Honey Nut Cheerios Chicken and 14 other creative uses for cereal

All-Bran Nut-Crusted Salmon

Who says cereal for dinner has to come in a bowl? (Photo and recipe from Rockin Mama)

All Bran Salmon and 14 other creative uses for cereal

Fruity Pebble Macarons

These beautiful macarons are anything but novice. (Photo and recipe from The Novice Chef)

Fruity Pebble Macarons and 14 other creative uses for cereal

Count Chocula Donuts

You can count the chocolate morsels. (Photo and recipe from The Baking Robot)

Count Chocola Donuts and 14 other creative uses for cereal

Grapenut Pudding with Fig Sauce

A New England favorite amped up. (Photo and Recipe from A Family Feast)

Grapenut Pudding with Fig Sauce

FROZEN

Lucky Charms Ice Cream Sandwiches

Have your charms and eat them too. (Photo and recipe from The Kitchn)

Lucky Charms Ice Cream Sandwiches and 14 other creative uses for cereal

Cap’n Crunch Cereal Ice Cream

Ships ahoy all summer long. (Photo and recipe from Sift and Whisk)

Capn Crunch Ice Cream and 14 other creative uses for cereal

DRUNK

Fizzy Trix Vodka

Sorry kids, but these Trix martinis are for rabbits (and grownups). (Photo and recipe from Brooklyn Farm Girl)

Fizzy Trix Martinis and 14 other creative uses for cereal

Cocoa Puffs White Russian

Even the glass is coated in delicious crunch cereal. (Photo and recipe from Tablespoon)

Cocoa Puffs White Russians and 14 other creative uses for cereal

DIY — Honorable Mentions

Homemade Lucky Charms

Even better than a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. (Photo and recipe from Cupcake Project)

Homemade Lucky Charms and 14 other creative uses for cereal

Homemade Cinnamon Toast Crunch

The taste you can make at home. (Photo and recipe from Half Baked Harvest)

Homemade Cinnamon Toast Crunch and 14 other creative uses for cereal

FOOLED

Fruit Loop Tacos

Topped with guacamole, pico de gallo, and sour cream, these seasoned Fruit Loop Tacos actually sound pretty gross. Turns out, the whole post was one fabulous April Fool’s Day joke. (Photo and recipe from The Sweet Life)

Fruit Loops Tacos and 14 other creative uses for cereal

What’s your favorite throw back cereal? Any other ideas to try out?