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Crunchy Breakfast Cereal

While I was growing up, my mom would often make this delicious sweet cereal. I loved it so much, I remember requesting it for breakfast, lunch and dinner!
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour
  • Makes
    16 cups


  • 6 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 2 cups sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped pecans
  • 1 cup toasted wheat germ
  • 1 cup all-bran cereal
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup raisins


  • In a large bow, combine oats, flour, brown sugar, coconut, pecans, wheat germ and cereal. In another bowl, mix oil, water, vanilla and salt. Pour over oat mixture; toss to coat. Pour into two greased 15x10x1-in. baking pans. Bake at 275° for 1 hour, stirring every 10 minutes. Add raisins. Store in airtight container.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 423 calories, 19g fat (5g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 154mg sodium, 59g carbohydrate (29g sugars, 7g fiber), 8g protein.

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  • shorty43
    Aug 29, 2012

    This is absolutely delicious! Better than anything you can buy from a store. My kids and I couldn't stop eating it, even without milk. Will be making this regularly!

  • Soundofsunshine
    May 19, 2011

    Why doesn't the recipe give the correct baking temperature!!! Is it Fahrenheit or Celsius? I used Celsius which was way too high, which means that I managed to burn my cereal!

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