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Dec 12, 2006 07:21 PM

Excess Cheerios?

I have too much Cheerios. Anyone have any creative ways to crush up and use it up in baking? (already know of using them like rice crispy treats, trail mixes, etc)

I've heard of using the crumbs to make blondies with condensed milk... anyone else try this? results?

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  1. I'm just curious, but how does one have "too much Cheerios"??

    I only ask because I am a cereal junkie, and in my world there's never such a thing as too much Cheerios.


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    1. re: ipsedixit

      General mills had a promotion with free movie tickets on the box. I bought 10 boxes, and I'm all cereal-ed out after a season. =)

    2. I'll send my 2 1/2 year old daughter over. Problem solved. =)

      You could crush them up, freeze them and then use them as a binder in meatballs or meatloaf, etc.

      1. You can make rice krispy type treats with them.

        1. Breading for chicken cutlets and such? Mix in some dried herbs for a little kick.

          And is this suggestion totally weird? Get a Passover cookbook and grind up the cheerios and use them instead of matzoh flour.

          1. I just made this past weekend a bunch of Chex Party Mix, and baked it with Cheerio's and Chex in the mix.

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            1. re: Infomaniac

              Chex Mix, exactly what I was going to say. If you can't eat ten boxes worth of Chex Mix, send it to me, I am completely addicted. I always use Cheerios in CM, they hold the flavors very nicely. (By the way, I believe you can freeze it, although that would never happen in my house.)