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Powdered Donutz
From: General Mills
Introduced in 1980

Described on the box as "a crispy, sweetened, 3-grain cereal". The pieces looked like chubby, powdered Cheerios. Text on the back of one of the first boxes read, "Hi! This is Powdered Donutz... a crispy new cereal that looks and tastes like real donuts! They're Do-licious!"

The first 5 ingredients listed on the nutritional panel were degermed yellow corn meal, sugar, oat flour, partially hydrogenated coconut oil and wheat flour.

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Submitter: wigwam
Uploaded: 2/2/2009

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Overall Average Rating = 5 (out of 5)

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By Rob

Cereal Rating (out of 5):

This cereal was the best I have ever had in my life. Nothing out there, now, even comes close!

Comment submitted: 9/25/2019 (#24543)

By berv

Cereal Rating (out of 5):

This was my favorite cereal ever! It was like eating a bowl full of magic! I would do anything to just have 1 bowl of Powdered Donutz Cereal! Please come back! Pretty please!

Comment submitted: 5/22/2019 (#24184)

Official Member: Team BreakfastBy Warlocke (Team Breakfast Member)

Cereal Rating (out of 5):

There are a lot of cereals out there that taste like each other, either because they're made with similar ingredients or one is a deliberate knock-off, but nothing else tasted like Powdered Donutz cereal: Not before it came out, and not since it was discontinued. It was simple and not overly sweet, but tasted amazing. Definitely on my list of things I wish would make a reappearance.

Comment submitted: 1/8/2019 (#23834)

By Older Elton

Cereal Rating (out of 5):

I still vividly remember the taste and texture of this cereal. I can't forget it. This is why I want a time machine.

Comment submitted: 12/7/2018 (#23751)

By Yellow J.

Cereal Rating (out of 5):

I absolutely loved this powered donut cereal. It was my absolute all time favorite I wish it was still out so my kids could try it.

Comment submitted: 6/13/2017 (#21894)

By Skronker

Cereal Rating (out of 5):

I loved this stuff, except that whenever I ate it, I felt gross. It was delicious, but it must be the most unhealthy cereal in history. I eventually had to tell my mom not to get it any more.

Comment submitted: 1/19/2017 (#21267)

By Donutzyum

Cereal Rating (out of 5):

General Mills needs to make this cereal once again. There's no question it was the best! I've been saying this for years... bring it back!

Comment submitted: 11/29/2016 (#21079)

By Carl-2

Cereal Rating (out of 5):

Does anyone know where we can buy this cereal online? PS. Can we get an Air Bender 2 movie while we are at it?

Comment submitted: 7/18/2016 (#20586)

Official Member: Team BreakfastBy James Chicago (Team Breakfast Member)

Cereal Rating (out of 5):

This cereal really did taste like donuts. This cereal didn't last long at least from the time I discovered it, but it left a lasting impression on me even still. Between the Powered Donutz and Chocolate Donutz, this was definitely the better of the two flavors.

Comment submitted: 5/19/2016 (#20331)

By Lachina

Cereal Rating (out of 5):

I love, love, love (times 100) this cereal. Please bring it back!

Comment submitted: 11/2/2015 (#19616)

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