Eating cereal out of a bowl is a thing of the past. This year for National Cereal Day we decided to dessert-ify our breakfast and crush up our favorite childhood carbs into decadent truffles. Nothing says breakfast quite like melted chocolate and Lucky Charms marshmallows, so try these 4 flavor combos and ditch the milk.

Cookie Crisp Truffles

  • Prep Time:10 minutes
  • Cook Time:30 minutes
  • Total Time:40 minutes
  • Servings:10
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 2 cup crushed Cookie Crisp
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1 bag milk chocolate chips
  • 2 teaspoon coconut oil
  • 10 Cookie Crisp pieces (for garnish)
Photo by Max Bartick
Photo by Max Bartick
  • Step 1

    Crush enough Cookie Crisp cereal to measure out 2 cups.

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    GIF by Max Bartick
  • Step 2

    In a medium bowl, mix together crushed cereal, 1/3 cup chocolate chips and softened cream cheese until well combined into a dough.

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    GIF by Max Bartick
  • Step 3

    Roll into 2 tablespoon-sized balls. Place on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet and freeze for 15 minutes.

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    GIF by Max Bartick
  • Step 4

    Melt remaining chocolate chips and coconut oil in the microwave in 30 second intervals, mixing in between, until smooth.

    #SpoonTip: Be careful to mix well so the chocolate doesn’t burn.

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    GIF by Max Bartick
  • Step 5

    Remove balls from the freezer and coat in melted chocolate. Place back on the lined sheet.

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    GIF by Max Bartick
  • Step 6

    Top each truffle with one piece of cereal.

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    GIF by Max Bartick
  • Step 7

    Let set for 15 minutes. Coooooooooookie Crisp.

Reese's Puffs Truffles

  • Prep Time:10 minutes
  • Cook Time:30 minutes
  • Total Time:40 minutes
  • Servings:10
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 2 cup crushed Reese's Puffs
  • 4 oz softened cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1 bag dark chocolate chips
  • 2 teaspoon coconut oil
Photo by Max Bartick
Photo by Max Bartick
  • Step 1

    Crush enough Reese’s Puffs cereal to measure out 2 cups.

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    GIF by Max Bartick
  • Step 2

    In a medium bowl, combine crushed cereal with 1/4 cup peanut butter and 4-oz. softened cream cheese.

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    GIF by Max Bartick
  • Step 3

    Roll into 2 tablespoon-sized balls. Place on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet and freeze for 15 minutes.

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    GIF by Max Bartick
  • Step 4

    Melt chocolate chips and coconut oil in the microwave in 30 second intervals, mixing in between, until smooth.

    #SpoonTip: Be careful to mix well so the chocolate doesn’t burn.

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    GIF by Max Bartick
  • Step 5

    Remove balls from the freezer and coat in melted chocolate. Place back on the lined sheet.

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    GIF by Max Bartick
  • Step 6

    Melt the remaining peanut butter in the microwave until smooth, about 30 seconds.

  • Step 7

    Place the peanut butter into a ziplock sandwich bag, snip off the tip of one corner with a scissors, and pipe across each truffle.

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    GIF by Max Bartick
  • Step 8

    Freeze for 15 minutes or until hard.

  • Step 9

    Enjoy that chocolate peanut butter-y goodness.

Cinnamon Toast Crunch Truffles

  • Prep Time:10 minutes
  • Cook Time:30 minutes
  • Total Time:40 minutes
  • Servings:10
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 2 1/8 cup crushed Cinnamon Toast Crunch
  • 8 oz softened cream cheese
  • 1 bag white chocolate chips
  • 2 teaspoon coconut oil
Photo by Max Bartick
Photo by Max Bartick
  • Step 1

    Crush enough Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal to measure out 2¼ cups.

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    GIF by Max Bartick
  • Step 2

    In a medium bowl, combine 2 cups crushed cereal with 8-oz. softened cream cheese.

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    GIF by Max Bartick
  • Step 3

    Roll into 2 tablespoon-sized balls. Place on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet and freeze for 15 minutes.

    GIF by Max Bartick
    GIF by Max Bartick
  • Step 4

    Melt chocolate chips and coconut oil in the microwave in 30 second intervals, mixing in between, until smooth.

    #SpoonTip: Be careful to mix well so the chocolate doesn’t burn.

    GIF by Max Bartick
    GIF by Max Bartick
  • Step 5

    Remove balls from the freezer and coat in melted chocolate. Place back on the lined sheet.

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    GIF by Max Bartick
  • Step 6

    Top with the remaining crushed cereal and set for 15 minutes until hardened.

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    GIF by Max Bartick
  • Step 7

    Crave those crazy squares.

Lucky Charms Truffles

  • Prep Time:10 minutes
  • Cook Time:30 minutes
  • Total Time:40 minutes
  • Servings:10
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 2 cup crushed Lucky Charms cereal
  • 1/8 cup crushed Lucky Charms marshmallows
  • 8 oz softened cream cheese
  • 1 bag white chocolate chips
  • 4-7 drops green food coloring
  • 2 teaspoon coconut oil
Photo by Max Bartick
Photo by Max Bartick
  • Step 1

    Crush enough Lucky Charms cereal to measure out 2 cups.

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    GIF by Max Bartick
  • Step 2

    In a medium bowl, combine 2 cups crushed cereal with 8-oz. softened cream cheese.

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    GIF by Max Bartick
  • Step 3

    Roll into 2 tablespoon-sized balls. Place on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet and freeze for 15 minutes.

    GIF by Max Bartick
    GIF by Max Bartick
  • Step 4

    Melt chocolate chips and coconut oil in the microwave in 30 second intervals, mixing in between, until smooth.

    #SpoonTip: Be careful to mix well so the chocolate doesn’t burn.

    GIF by Max Bartick
    GIF by Max Bartick
  • Step 5

    Add 4-7 drops of green food coloring and mix until you reach your desired color.

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    GIF by Max Bartick
  • Step 6

    Remove balls from the freezer and coat in melted chocolate. Place back on the lined sheet.

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    GIF by Max Bartick
  • Step 7

    Top each truffle with crushed marshmallows and let set for 15 minutes until chocolate hardens.

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    GIF by Max Bartick
  • Step 8

    Hot damn.