American Homemade CerealsBreakfast Recipes
Here's all the recipes listed under American Homemade Cereals along with the comments posted by the breakfast lovers that submitted them.
Almond Maple Granola
"The almonds and maple syrup taste great together. Coconuts, sunflower seeds and raisins make this granola extra special. Feel free to play with the ingredients like replacing raisins with another dried fruit."
3 cups rolled oats, 3/4 cup sliced natural almonds, 1/4 cup wheat germ, 1 (14 ounce) package flaked coconut, 1/3 cup unsalted sunflower seeds, 6 Tablespoons pure maple syrup, 6 Tablespoons packed dark brown sugar, 1/4 cup vegetable oil, 2 Tablespoons warm water, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1 cup raisins
"Good served with tofu milk, fruit juice, applesauce, or other fruit sauce. Two small apples gives me about 3/4 cup chopped apple. I peel them first, but you don't have to."
1 and 1/2 cups quick oats, 1 and 1/2 cups Old Fashioned oats, 3 Tablespoon sugar, 1/4 cup chopped walnuts, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, 2 Tablespoons butter, 1 Tablespoon maple syrup, 1/4 cup water, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 3/4 cup chopped apple
Chex Granola (Microwave)
"This recipe comes from an old recipe pamphlet called "Chex: Cooking The Microwave Way"."
1/4 cup vegetable oil, 2 Tablespoons honey, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla, 3 cups Wheat or Corn Chex cereal (or combination), 1/2 cup flakes coconut, 2 Tablespoons sunflower nuts, 2 Tablespoons wheat germ, 1/4 teaspoon salt
"A reliable, kitchen-tested chocolate granola. If desired, you can add chocolate chips at the end and get Double Chocolate Granola."
3 cups quick-cooking or Old Fashioned oats, 1/4 cup flour, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 cup butter, 1/2 cup cocoa powder, 1/4 cup brown sugar, 1/3 cup honey or pure maple syrup, 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
Chocolate Peanut Granola
"This tasty homemade granola stores well for 10 days in an airtight container. You can use either old fashioned or quick cooking oats."
4 and 1/2 cups rolled oats, 1 cup skinless peanuts, 1 cup sunflower seeds, 3/4 cup sesame seeds, 3/4 cup applesauce, 3/4 cup brown sugar, 1/3 cup cocoa powder, 1/4 cup pure maple syrup, 1/4 cup honey, 1/2 cup peanut butter, 2 Tablespoons vegetable or canola oil, 2 teaspoons cinnamon, 1 teaspoon salt
Creamy Golden Protein Cereal
"I hope you know what Sesame Tahini is, because you're gonna need some for this one."
1/4 cup Amaranth Flour, 1/4 cup Millet Flour, 1/4 cup Yellow Corn Flour, 1 pinch Salt, 1/4 cup Sesame Tahini or ground seeds, 3 cups Water
Dad's Famous Granola
"This is my dad's recipe, but it has become a staple in many of our breakfast recipes at our B&B in Cape May (the Mason Cottage). Use it in breakfast parfaits, on top of fresh fruit, in muffins or on its own with milk. This is delicious and our guests always ask for the recipe."
5 cups rolled oats, 1 cup raw wheat germ, 1/2 cup sunflower seeds, 1 cup honey, 2 cups pecans, 1 cup powdered milk, 1/2 cup sesame seeds, 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract, 1 Tablespoon salt, 1 cup vegetable oil, 1/4 cup water, 1 cup dried apricots, 1 cup dried apples, 1 cup dried dates (no pits), 1 cup dried raisins, 1 cup coconut flakes
Danish Rye Cereal
"When is the last time you had rye berries?"
1 cup whole rye berries - unprocessed, 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon, 1 teaspoon caraway seeds, 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract, 3 cup water, ricotta cheese, sugar
Fruit And Nut Granola Clusters
"Crunchy, homemade granola clusters with specks of fruit and nut stuck to them. Great as a cereal with milk, as a dry snack or as a topping on cooked cereal or yogurt."
2/3 cup dried fruit (raisins or chopped dates are great), 2/3 cups chopped walnuts, 1/2 cup flour, 1 and 1/2 cup quick oats, 1 and 1/2 cup Old Fashioned oats, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/3 cup brown sugar, 3 Tablespoons honey, 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil, 1/4 cup water, 1 and 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
"You may use chopped walnuts, hazelnuts or pecans. Sliced or slivered almonds work well. Chopped macadamias are marvelous with dried pineapple. Dried apricots work well, as do raisins, craisins, dried pineapple, dried cherries, prunes and banana chips. I store mine in an empty oatmeal box."
4 cups old fashioned oatmeal, 1 cup whole grain flake cereal such as Total, 1/2 cup nuts or sliced, 1/2 cup dried fruit, 2 ounces vegetable oil (about 4 Tablespoons), 2 ounces honey (about 4 Tablespoons)
"Yes it's true! You can make granola in the microwave and it's great. Give it a try."
2/3 cup chopped nuts (walnuts and almonds work great together or alone), 2 and 1/4 cups Old Fashioned or Quick-Cooking oats, 1/4 cup brown sugar, 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/3 cup honey, 1/3 cup raisins (or other dried fruit), 1/4 cup wheat germ
Orange Marmalade Granola
"A unique granola that get most of its sweetness plus a gentle, unexpected tanginess from marmalade."
2 and 1/2 cup Old Fashioned oats, 1/2 cup all purpose flour, 1/2 cup chopped pecans, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/2 cup butter, 1/2 cup orange (or other fruit) marmalade, 2 Tablespoons maple syrup, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 1/3 cup cranberries
Peanut Butter & Jam Granola
"A simple granola recipe with the surprise of a little fruity jam in every bit."
3 cups Old Fashioned oats, 1/2 cup ground flax seed meal, 1/4 cup flour, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter, 1/4 cup honey, 2 Tablespoons vegetable or canola oil, 1/3 cup of your favorite jam (strawberry or raspberry both work great)
"A very easy recipe with no baking required. Good stuff to have around as cereal or to sprinkle over oatmeal or grapefruit."
1 cup old-fashioned oats, 1/4 cup sesame seeds, 2 Tablespoons honey, 1 and 1/2 Tablespoons butter, 1/2 cup dried fruit or raisins
Special K Bars
"This is a great base recipe. If you want to add chocolate chips or dried fruit, just throw in a handful after you've stirred in the cereal."
3 cups Special K cereal - lightly crushed, 3/4 cup peanut butter, 1/2 cup light Karo syrup, 1/2 cup sugar
Toffee Almond Granola
"This granola has a caramel-like toffee flavor. Small clusters are produced thanks to flour in the recipe. Slivered almonds toast within the granola and provide added crunch."
2 and 1/2 cups Old Fashioned oats, 3/4 cup slivered almonds - crushed, 1/4 cup rice flour, 1/4 cup quick oats - pulsed in food processor to 2 heaping Tablespoons oat flour, 2 Tablespoons flour, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/2 cup butter, 2/3 cup brown sugar, 1 Tablespoon molasses, 1 Tablespoon barley malt syrup, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1/3 to 1/2 cup raisins or other dried fruit
Twice-Baked Carrot Cake Granola
"All the wonderful flavors of carrot cake in the form of granola including yogurt-cover raisins to mirror the frosting."
3 cups Old Fashioned oats, 2/3 cup chopped pecans, 1/2 cup flour, 2 teaspoons cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon grated nutmeg, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1 and 1/2 cups grated carrot (about 2 carrots), 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1/2 cup butter, 1/4 cup pure maple syrup, 1/4 cup honey, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 1/4 cup dried pineapple, 1/2 cup yogurt-covered raisins
"Simple and wholesome granola that's more than a little 'nutty'. Really good served with fresh fruit."
1 and 1/2 cups quick oats, 1 and 1/2 cups Old Fashioned oats, 3 Tablespoons flour, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1 cup chopped raw walnuts, 1/4 cup butter or vegetable oil, 1/2 cup packed brown sugar, 2 Tablespoons honey, 1 teaspoon vanilla
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