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StoryOctober 10, 2022

6 Fun and Easy Fall Dessert Recipes Made with Cereal

Grape-Nuts pumpkin cheesecake bites

Fall is finally here, and that means comfort food recipes, the tastes of pumpkin and apple you crave and love, and Halloween festivities are back in season!

To celebrate one of our favorite times of the year, we put together our top five easy and fun fall dessert recipes amongst Post® cereal fans, made with our iconic cereals like Grape-Nuts, Dunkin’, Great Grains, OREO O’s, Shredded Wheat, and Raisin Bran.

The best thing about these fall recipes? All you need is a box of our breakfast cereal (which you likely already have in your pantry if you eat as much cereal as we do) and a few baking staples.

These creative cereal renditions of classic fall desserts can be enjoyed during a cozy night in, a fall-themed event, or a Halloween party:

  1. Grape-Nuts cereal Pumpkin Cheesecake Bites
  2. Dunkin’ cereal Pumpkin Spice Brownies
  3. Spiced Pumpkin Bread with Great Grains Cranberries and Almonds cereal
  4. OREO O’s cereal Spooky Monster Treats
  5. Shredded Wheat cereal Apple Crisp
  6. Apple Raisin Bran Cereal Muffins

1. Grape-Nuts® Cereal Pumpkin Cheesecake Bites

Grape-Nuts Pumpkin Cheesecake Bites Recipe

If you’re looking for a crowd-pleasing pumpkin dessert that is easy to make and transport to your fall-themed gathering, these no-bake pumpkin cheesecake bites are for you. With just 1 1/2 cups of Grape-Nuts cereal and a few fall baking staples, you can whip these up fast!

Grab the full recipe here.

2. Dunkin’™ Cereal Pumpkin Spice Brownies

Dunkin' cereal pumpkin spice brownies recipe

Our take on brownies was made for both pumpkin spice and Dunkin’ coffee lovers alike. Combining two tastes that you know and love, these coffee pumpkin spice brownies are packed with Dunkin’ Caramel Macchiato cereal and topped with cream cheese frosting, orange chocolate melts, and your favorite orange or Halloween-themed sprinkles for an even more festive appearance.

Snag the full recipe here.

3. Spiced Pumpkin Bread with Great Grains® Cranberries and Almonds Cereal

Spiced pumpkin bread recipe made with Great Grains cereal

As the days get a little chillier, staying inside with a comforting cup of coffee, tea or hot cider becomes extra appealing. This pumpkin, cranberry and almond bread recipe is a go-to for those cozy home baking days. To make this tasty treat, find a box of Great Grains Cranberry Almond Crunch cereal at a grocery store near you and round up an assortment of spices – from cinnamon, to nutmeg, to ginger and beyond.

See the full recipe here.

4. OREO O’s® Cereal Spooky Monster Treats

OREO O's Spooky Monster Treats recipe 

This Halloween-themed recipe is loved by kids and adults alike – not to mention, makes for a unique and delicious treat to serve at your Halloween party! These OREO cereal cookie-flavored monster treats combine America’s favorite cookie taste from OREO O’s cereal and the sweet and gooey goodness of marshmallows into a spooky dessert.

Get the full recipe here, if you dare.

5. Shredded Wheat Cereal Apple Crisp

Shredded Wheat apple crisp recipe

Swap your classic apple pie this Thanksgiving with our flavorful apple crisp recipe made with Post Shredded Wheat cereal and the apples of your choice. If you’re an ice cream guru, top it off with your go-to brand for extra creamy flavor!

View the full recipe here.

6. Apple Raisin Bran Cereal Muffins

Apple Raisin Bran Muffins recipe

Wondering what to do with all those apples after your trip to the orchard? These apple raisin bran muffins are made with Post Raisin Bran cereal, fresh apple, and other baking staples! Enjoy them as an on-the-go breakfast, mid-day snack, or comforting dessert!

Follow this recipe and get baking!

No matter what the season or occasion, we have hundreds of delicious recipes from snacks, to entrees, to desserts and beyond featuring our cereals that can be enjoyed outside of your bowl. Check out our recipe library!