Cinnamon Raisin Breakfast Mix

Skip the milk and try this crunchy breakfast mix as a snack.


  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup margarine
  • 1 1/2 cups square, whole-grain corn cereal
  • 1 1/2 cups square, whole-grain rice cereal
  • 1/2 cups square, whole-grain wheat cereal
  • 1/2 cup raisins or dried cranberries
    Note: mix and match whole-grain cereal amounts based on what you have on hand and what is available at the store.


  1. Wash hands with warm, soapy water for 20 seconds.
  2. In small bowl, mix sugar and cinnamon; set aside.
  3. In large microwavable bowl, microwave butter uncovered on High about 40 seconds, or until melted.
  4. Stir in cereals until evenly coated. Microwave uncovered for 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute.
  5. Sprinkle half of the sugar mixture evenly over cereals; stir. Sprinkle with remaining sugar mixture; stir.
  6. Microwave uncovered for 1 minute.
  7. Stir in raisins or dried cranberries.
  8. Spread on paper towels or wax paper to cool.

Makes 10 servings

1/4 cup is a serving

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