April 26, 2012

Homemade Oat and Quinoa Cereal with Crispy Marshmallows

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Have you had Lucky Charms® cereal? I haven't and don't intend to try them but when I saw the recipe for the crispy marshmallows similar to the ones in Lucky Charms, I just had to make some to add to homemade cereal. The recipe says it takes 4 to 6 days to make [and it is a veeery involved process] but my inner ocd kicked in and after 6 days, voila! Crispy cereal marshmallows. I love them with homemade lightly sweetened preservatives-free oats and sprouted quinoa cereal. However, if I get lazy next time I crave for these crunchy treats, I'll just buy from here

Homemade Oats and Sprouted Quinoa Cereal with Crispy Marshmallows
4 cups old-fashioned oats
2 cups sprouted or plain (washed and air-dried) quinoa
¼ cup honey
3 tablespoons butter, melted
a large pinch of fine sea salt
homemade or store-bought crispy cereal marshmallows
  • In a large bowl, mix together all ingredients except marshmallows. Transfer into a sheet pan and bake in a 300° F oven for 1½ hours or until golden brown and crunchy, stirring every 20 minutes. Let cool completely. Stir in desired amount of marshmallows. Transfer into an airtight container.


Unknown said...

homemade oats is new to me, and even crispy marshmallows.:p 6 days in the making? wow! i just want to buy it. LOL

Kim, USA said...

Wow homemade oats awesome!


Dexie said...

6 days? too long, hehe. I'd want to snack on crispy marshmallows on day 2 :)

Jessica Cassidy said...

awww! what a pretty, colorful and delish cereal mix :-) Dropping by from FF

maiylah said...

i have been hearing about quinoa more often these days...can they be compared to what we have here, or are they totally different? not sure kung meron sa supermarkets, haven't seen one yet. maybe sa specialty health stores, meron...

thanks so much for sharing over at Food Friday, Ms. Oggi
sensya na sa super late visit...

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