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StoryDecember 7, 2022

5 Easy and Festive Holiday Recipes Using Post Cereals

Fruity PEBBLES™ cereal boulder balls recipe

As we prepare for holiday parties in the weeks ahead, Post is here to help with simple holiday dessert and snack recipes. Whether you’re in charge of the whole meal or just bringing a dish to pass, turn to some of your favorite Post cereals for inspiration to help keep those hungry mouths fed, no matter the time of day.

As you head to the grocery store to prepare for the holiday season, consider adding a few delicious Post® cereals used in these five easy holiday dishes and dessert recipes. Not only do Post products make a delicious breakfast, but you can also enjoy them as secret ingredients in all types of recipes!

Fan-favorite Post products, like Grape-Nuts®, Malt-O-Meal®, Honey Bunches of Oats® and Shredded Wheat cerealsare all staples in these unique holiday side dish recipes.

From high-quality ingredients, including whole grains and fiber, and gluten-free options, these recipes are the perfect holiday dishes the whole family can enjoy.

1. Grape-Nuts® Cereal Brussels Sprouts

Grape Nuts brussels sprouts recipe

Some things just go perfectly together, like Grape-Nuts cereal and brussels sprouts. Tossed with a tasty mustard-apple cider vinaigrette, this oh-so crunch salad features our favorite Grape-Nuts cereal and is the perfect side dish for any holiday meal. Ready in less than 25 minutes, it’s a great option for those busy days. Get the recipe.

2. Savory Meatloaf

Shredded Wheat meatloaf recipe

Is there anything that says “comfort food” more than a delicious meatloaf? This savory loaf calls for our Shredded Wheat cereal instead of breadcrumbs and is bound to make you and your holiday guests reminisce about home-cooked meals of your childhood. Our Shredded Wheat cereal is a wholesome, high-fiber option made from whole-grain wheat. Try the recipe.

3. Grape-Nuts® Cereal Spicy Vegetarian Chili

Grape Nuts spicy vegetarian chili recipe

Cold winter nights call for a hot bowl of chili! This spicy vegetarian chili is loaded with veggies and our flavorful Grape-Nuts cereal. This is the perfect option to make ahead of time to feed those hungry out of town guests over the holidays. Not a spicy fan? Check out the recipe to find out how to make a more mild tasting chili, and of course don’t forget to add plenty of toppings!

4. Honey Bunches of Oats® Cereal Strawberry Marshmallow Bars

Honey Bunches of Oats® Strawberry Marshmallow Bars Recipe

These ooey-gooey Honey Bunches of Oats Strawberry Marshmallow Bars are the marshmallow treat you didn’t know you needed. Calling for only three ingredients, this recipe can be thrown together in under five minutes, making it a quick and easy dessert this holiday season for any get together. Fruity, crunchy, and oh so yummy. Be sure to add this recipe to your next grocery list. Get the recipe.

5. Fruity PEBBLES™ Cereal Boulder Balls

Fruity PEBBLES™ cereal boulder balls recipe

This picture-perfect recipe is a low fuss treat that will please any holiday crowd this season! Made with our fan-favorite Fruity PEBBLES cereal, this treat can be thrown together and assembled as a Christmas tree by the kids in your life as a fun activity before guests arrive. Find the recipe.

Looking for more easy holiday dessert and snack recipes that can be used as gifts or at holiday parties this year? Check out more recipes, including our Easy Apple Pie Trail Mix, Chocolate Peanut Butter No Bake Cookies, Fruity PEBBLES Holiday trees, and more!

At Post Consumer Brands, we make a variety of delicious cereals to inspire you through every season. Learn more about the nutritional information and production processes for our most popular product, cereal!

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