You're Never Too Old for Cereal Treats

FNK BIRTHDAY CRISPY RICE TREATS Food Network Kitchen Food Network Unsalted Butter, Mini Marshmallows, Vanilla Extract, Kosher Salt, Crispy White Cereal, Multicolored Sprinkles, Confectioners’ Sugar

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FNK BIRTHDAY CRISPY RICE TREATS Food Network Kitchen Food Network Unsalted Butter, Mini Marshmallows, Vanilla Extract, Kosher Salt, Crispy White Cereal, Multicolored Sprinkles, Confectioners’ Sugar

The magical combination of cereal, marshmallows and butter is nostalgic for many of us, but that doesn’t mean cereal treats should be reserved for the kids. And why stick to just one kind of crispy rice cereal, cut into boring old squares? Get creative in the cereal aisle and try out different shapes, molds and clusters. The possibilities for these timeless crowd-pleasers are limitless, and they’re still one of the easiest no-bake treats around.

Birthday cake goes crunchy! Tuck your favorite cereal treats into a cake pan, top with marshmallow frosting, add birthday candles and celebrate.

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Food Network Kitchen’s Trail Mix Cereal Treats for KIDS/THANKSGIVING/CAMP CUTTHROAT, as seen on Food Network.

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Food Network Kitchen’s Trail Mix Cereal Treats for KIDS/THANKSGIVING/CAMP CUTTHROAT, as seen on Food Network.

Turn a favorite on-the-go snack into crispy, bite-size treats. Prepare a classic marshmallow mixture to bind cereal, dried fruit, almonds and chocolate together and mold the treats in a muffin tray.

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Food Network Kitchen’s Cinnamon-Raisin Cereal Treats for KIDS/THANKSGIVING/CAMP CUTTHROAT, as seen on Food Network.

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Food Network Kitchen’s Cinnamon-Raisin Cereal Treats for KIDS/THANKSGIVING/CAMP CUTTHROAT, as seen on Food Network.

The combination of bran flakes and rice cereal is extra-crunchy, and a Bundt pan gives it a new look. Drizzle the “cake” with a sweet glaze to finish, just like cinnamon buns.

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Food Network Kitchen’s S’mores Cereal Treats for KIDS/THANKSGIVING/CAMP CUTTHROAT, as seen on Food Network.

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Renee Comet, 2015, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

Food Network Kitchen’s S’mores Cereal Treats for KIDS/THANKSGIVING/CAMP CUTTHROAT, as seen on Food Network.

Everyone’s favorite campfire snack of graham crackers, marshmallows and chocolate works perfectly as a portable treat. Sub in graham cereal for graham crackers and scoop the mixture into the cups of a prepared muffin tray.

Brown Rice Crispy Treats; Food Network Test Kitchens

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Tara Donne

Brown Rice Crispy Treats; Food Network Test Kitchens

Give your marshmallowy treat a boost of nutrition by subbing in brown rice cereal, such as Koala Crisp. Mix it with dried cranberries or raisins and sunflower seeds for a satisfying snack.

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