Homemade Grapenuts Cereal

larkspur 693

"This tasty, healthy cereal is much better than the store bought variety! Plus, it is easy to make, and kids love it!"


1 1/2 h 12 servings yields 5 cups
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



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  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, wheat germ, oats, baking soda, and sugar. Add buttermilk or yogurt and salt. Stir until smooth. Spread in a greased 9"x13" jelly-roll pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes or until golden and done. Cool on a wire rack. When completely cooled, break into chunks. Whirl in blender or food processor until crumbly. Spread on two large baking pans and bake at 250 degrees for about 25-30 minutes, or until cereal is very crisp. Cool on wire racks. Store in an airtight container when completely cool.
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