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Cheerios™ Breakfast Rounds "Tea Cakes"

Cheerios™ Breakfast Rounds "Tea Cakes"
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 10
These delicious bars—made with cereal and dried strawberries—are perfect for a special grab-and-go breakfast!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Chocolate Cheerios™ cereal
  • 1 1/2 cups Frosted Cheerios™ cereal
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup dried strawberries, finely chopped
  • Powdered sugar, if desired

Directions

  • 1
    Line large cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper. In large bowl, measure cereals; set aside.
  • 2
    In 1-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add brown sugar and honey; stir until well combined. Cook over medium heat 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly, until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla.
  • 3
    Pour syrup mixture over cereal and stir to coat evenly. Stir in strawberries. Place 2- to 2 1/2-inch round biscuit cutter on cookie sheet. Spoon 3 rounded tablespoons of cereal mixture in center of biscuit cutter; press firmly. Remove cutter. Repeat with remaining cereal mixture. Refrigerate 15 minutes or until set. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Store in covered container in refrigerator up to 5 days.

Expert Tips

  • It’s helpful to use waxed paper or cooking parchment paper to press the cereal mixture into the biscuit cutter.
  • These tea cakes can be stored at room temperature in a covered container, but they'll hold their shape better if refrigerated.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Round
Calories
140
Calories from Fat
45
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
4%
Sodium
95mg
4%
Potassium
55mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
22g
7%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
14g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

More About This Recipe

  • These delicious bars—made with cereal and dried strawberries—are perfect for a special grab-and-go breakfast!
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