Rocky Road
From: General Mills
Introduced in 1986


This cereal was described on the box as a "sweetened corn cereal with marshmallows covered with a chocolate-flavored coating and nuts".

A television commercial introduced the cereal along with three new characters: a guitar-playing chocolate corn puff named Choco, a vanilla corn puff (also with a guitar) named Van, and a microphone-wielding and alluringly feminine chocolate-covered marshmallow named Marsha.

Introducing Rocky Road Cereal Commercial

Narrator: It's new Rocky Road Cereal with Choco, Van and featuring Marsha.

Marsha (singing): Choco-chocolate puffs can make my heart sing. Them vanilla puffs is such a tasty thing. But Rocky Road had got something special for you. It's got a chocolatey and nutty covered marshmallow too.

Narrator: New Rocky Road Cereal. Little marshmallows with a chocolatey, nutty coating mixed with vanilla and chocolatey puffs. Part of this complete breakfast.

Marsha (singing): Waking up to Rocky Road makes your breakfast sing.


Rocky Road Cereal Characters



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This cereal belongs to the following Mr Breakfast Cereal Families:
  • The Chocolate Cereal Family
  • The Marshmallow Madness Cereal Family


  • Rocky Road Cereal Theater



    Now Showing: 1985 Rocky Road Cereal Commercial


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    Rocky Road Cereal Box
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    Rocky Road Cereal Box

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    Rocky Road Cereal Mini-Piano Box
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    Rocky Road Cereal Mini-Piano Box

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    Uploaded: 4/3/2008

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    Comments About This Cereal
    What do you think of Rocky Road?

    Overall Average Rating = 5 (out of 5)

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    By Sasha Bedinfeld

    Cereal Rating (out of 5):

    This and NERDS... Man, I was in the 5th grade in 1985... loved these cereals... still think about them when buying cereal. I miss everything about the 80s.

    Comment submitted: 11/24/2018 (#23725)



    By trixie

    Cereal Rating (out of 5):

    I loved this cereal growing up. I wish they would bring it back.

    Comment submitted: 11/3/2017 (#22396)



    By DSHinNC1969

    Cereal Rating (out of 5):

    So many people, like myself, want this cereal brought back. Why won't they?

    Comment submitted: 8/17/2017 (#22146)



    By The Ritty

    Cereal Rating (out of 5):

    I COMPLETELY forgot about this cereal until just now. I voted for this one. It was AMAZING. As a Canadian back in the 80's and early 90's, people loved going across the border to the states to shop etc... before the US became 'hated'. I always brought this cereal on the trips we would take to the US. We had nothing compared to the states' cereal until free trade. Like you'd see all these commercials for cereals and we never get them. It sucked. Then TV specials and movies, videos etc, etc... some cartoons didn't come on... but anyways, this one was the bomb.

    Comment submitted: 1/2/2017 (#21184)



    Official Member: Team BreakfastBy Dawnitablue (Team Breakfast Member)

    Cereal Rating (out of 5):

    I looked forward to when my parents would splurge on this cereal for us. I wish they would bring it back!

    Comment submitted: 8/1/2016 (#20648)



    By Gary-5

    Cereal Rating (out of 5):

    This gets my vote for the GREATEST cereal in the world. Please bring back Rocky Road cereal!

    Comment submitted: 7/24/2016 (#20609)



    By RockyRoadFan

    Cereal Rating (out of 5):

    Funny story about this cereal... I remember being in 5th grade and my teacher asked me what I ate for breakfast because I was seeming more alert (or maybe just more hyper from the sugar buzz) so I told her 'Rocky Road Cereal' and the whole class started laughing. Not sure why it was that funny, maybe the other kids were eating boring cereal but I was proud of my Rocky Road and that it woke me up in the mornings. My sweet tooth isn't the same now so I probably wouldn't buy it now, but it was great fun back then.

    Comment submitted: 6/21/2015 (#19148)



    By A.M. Memories

    Cereal Rating (out of 5):

    Loved this cereal! I remember losing a tooth on it! Bring it back and then leave me alone with Saturday morning cartoons!

    Comment submitted: 3/28/2015 (#18818)



    By Ian

    Cereal Rating (out of 5):

    It's pretty safe to say that if I'm on a web page discussing Rocky Road Cereal, that I wish they would bring this stuff back. I remember being highly upset when it was no longer at the store.

    Comment submitted: 2/16/2015 (#18546)



    Official Member: Team BreakfastBy mia80 (Team Breakfast Member)

    Cereal Rating (out of 5):

    Please make this cereal again. I loved this when I was a kid. I want my children to eat what I did. It's easily the best cereal ever made.

    Comment submitted: 2/15/2015 (#18539)



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