In her new cookbook, Baking Chez Moi, Dorie Greenspan admits she was thrown for a loop by these no-bake clusters of dried fruit, nuts, coconut, and cornflakes—yup, apparently the French can do low-brow—suspended in butter-enriched chocolate.
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Most sprinkles ice creams just add colored sprinkles to a plain, unflavored sweet cream base. That's pretty boring. This recipe uses candy-colored, delightfully artificially flavored cereal (Fruity Pebbles, specifically, but Trix and Froot Loops would work well) to make something that's far more fun and deserving of the sprinkles that go into it.
This updated retro cornflake recipe boasts a seriously crunchy coating with minimal fat.
For serious cheese lovers: Grilled cheese sandwiches coated with crunchy Cheerios® and an extra layer of toasted cheddar. Pre-toasting the bread keeps it crisp.
Chocolaty Cocoa Puffs® line both the bottom and the crunchy top of this decadent and easy to make chocolate no-bake cheesecake. A layer of Cocoa Puffs® inside soften to a delicious cake-like consistency.
Caramelized apples and creamy mascarpone fill this crispy coated Cinnamon Toast Crunch® cereal French Toast.
Layers of creamy spiced pumpkin cream cheese mousse and Golden Grahams put a Fall twist on the classic trifle, all topped off with a billowing layer of rum spiked whipped cream.
Crispy crushed Rice Chex® cereal and coconut coated shrimp served with an addicting tangy-hot dipping sauce.
Get your peanut butter on with these buttery, honey roasted peanut-y, Captain Crunch Peanut Butter cereal bars.
Slightly less molar-cracking than the commercial version, this DIY cereal offers plenty of rich nutty flavor with a light malty sweetness.
"Nothing glues like protein." Indeed, this granola was the most well-clustered I've ever produced in my kitchen. The toasted wheat germ adds a boost of nuttiness (and nutrition) while also helping the oats bind together.
Conjure up some morning cheer with these Sunshine Bars from Baked Elements: Our 10 Favorite Ingredients. After all, cereal is part of a balanced breakfast, whether or not it's covered in peanuts and chocolate.
Thanks to almond flour, this sweet granola contains a little almond flavor in each bite. If you are allergic to nuts, omit the flour. The recipe works well without it. The recipe makes a generous amount of granola. If you...
Use this recipe as a guideline to create your perfect granola. Some great things to add are brewers yeast, sesame seeds, any kind of nut or dried fruit, or even chocolate chips. This granola will keep in an airtight container for 2 weeks at room temperature; and if you think you might have some left, freeze it for a longer amount of time or put in an airtight container in the fridge for another week or two.
Instead of Rice Krispies treats, many Latin Americans grow up eating these (no-bake!) clusters of cereal, sugar, and sweetened condensed milk. At a glance, the recipe appears too sweet, but the burnt sugar adds nuance and complexity to these irresistible morsels.
Christina Tosi's Cereal Milk brings that none too fancy morning breakfast combo into the pastry kitchen by turning toasted cornflakes steeped in milk into the base for ice cream, panna cotta and ice cream pies.
The secret to crispy marshmallows is homemade corn syrup, a less stable version of what you buy at the store. Sounds like a bad thing, but it's not. You see, it's that very instability we need. During the candy making process, this syrup begins to crystallize due to its instability. This starts a chain reaction that ultimately results in "defective," crunchy marshmallows. Terrible for s'mores and Rice Krispie treats, but a thing of beauty for cereal.
Made with cocoa powder, melted bittersweet chocolate, sour cream, and brown sugar, this cake is rich, moist, and a treat for the hungry school kid in you.
Like most kids, I loved cereal bars and learning how to make them on my own was pretty exciting (especially the part where you melted marshmallows!). Today I see cereal bars for what they really are: no-bake cookie bars.They're perfect when you want something sweet and crunchy right now.