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StoryMay 3, 2023

5 Kid-Friendly Spring Recipes Inspired by Post Cereal

Bowls of Shredded Wheat on a table.

Springtime is upon us, which means warmer temperatures and signs of new life all around us. It also means fun bright colors to celebrate the changing season. Check out these five easy, kid-friendy recipes that are inspired by spring and fan-favorite Post® and Malt-O-Meal® cereals. Your whole family will love these recipes. The best part? Everyone can help bring them to life!

Check out these recipes and be sure to add these Post cereals to your shopping list the next time you stop at the grocery store.

1. Cocoa PEBBLES™ Grilled Bananas

Grilled bananas recipe made with Cocoa PEBBLES™

Proudly made with Cocoa PEBBLES cereal, this recipe is perfect for grilling season. This recipe will satisfy any sweet tooth. If you have any mini chefs that want to get involved, let them be in charge of filling the bananas with the Cocoa PEBBLES cereal, peanut butter chips and marshmallows! Parents can take care of cutting the bananas and grilling. Get the recipe.

2. Berry Colossal Crunch® Cereal Crispies

Malt-O-Meal Berry Colossal Crunch® Crispies recipe.

Crunch, fruity, and of course – marshmallow-y, these Berry Colossal Crunch cereal crispies are a treat loved by most. With only three ingredients needed, this treat can be prepared in under five minutes, and ready in just a half hour. Want to get the kids involved? Let them measure out the cereal and marshmallows. If they’re up for getting a little messy, let them help you mix up the ingredients or help pack the treats into the pan. Try the recipe.

3. 7 Layer Fruit Salad

Shredded Wheat 7 Layer Fruit Salad Recipe

This recipe can be made to use any seven fruits of your choice or can be swapped out depending on what’s in season. While mom or dad cut up the fruit, let your mini chefs layer the fruit in the bowl. They’ll love playing with all the different colors and can make fun patters before helping top it all off with a healthy portion of our Post Shredded Wheat cereal! Check out the recipe to find out how to make this scrumptious dish!

4. PB & J Protein Balls

Made with Honey Bunches of Oats® cereal, this quick snack can be made ahead of time, and is perfect for kids to get involved with. Let them smash the strawberries and mix the ingredients. If they’re up for it – their little hands are perfect to roll up the ingredients into the protein balls to make a yummy treat! Get the recipe.

5. Blueberry-Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Great Grains blueberry sour cream coffee cake recipe

Don’t let the sour cream fool you – this Blueberry-Sour Cream Coffee Cake, made with Great Grains® Blueberry Nut Crunch cereal – will be a new Sunday morning staple for the whole family to enjoy. It’s a great combination of sweet, topped with a cinnamon crumble topping. Let your kiddos help measure out all of the ingredients the night before or print off the ingredient list and let them be in charge of checking off the ingredients as you go. Find the recipe here.

Explore more cereal inspired recipes, from desserts to breakfast ideas, side dishes to appetizers, and more. As warmer weather approaches, find additional recipes that are perfect for busy on-the-go days, great for enjoying poolside or by the campfire, that feature iconic Post cereal brands.

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