Peanut Butter Cup Rice Krispies Treats

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Rice Krispies Treats… The antiquated cereal-inspired dessert that has coasted on nostalgia and gooeyness for decades. But recently, there’s been sort of a Rice Krispies Treat renaissance, with modernized versions of the boring old squares.

Sure, they’re still square, but Peanut Butter Cup Rice Krispies Treats provide a worthy update to the tired cereal box recipe — by inserting Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups instead of more bland rice cereal. The recipe can be found here.

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If Alcohol Had Mascots Like Kids’ Cereal

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Unlike impressionable young children and their breakfast cereal — we adults don’t need some cartoon mascot to get us to drink, thank you very much. But if we did, the ads might look something like what’s brought to us by Alex Watt of College Humor. Now who wants some booze and cereal?

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[via College Humor]

Froot Loops Donuts

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George Duran of the Hungry Channel, in search of the ultimate cereal-inspired donut, recently hit the streets of NYC for some hard-hitting Froot Loops research. The result, with help from pastry chef Katie Rosenhouse, is the Froot Loops Donut.

Follow your nose to this video…

[thanks to Kevin for the tip]

Fruit Loops Landscape and Other Processed Views

Created as a commentary on processed foods, photographers Barbara Ciurej & Lindsay Lochman brings us the Fruit Loops Landscape. Part of a series titled, Processed Views, the edible landscapes were inspired by photographer Carleton Watkins and 21st century industrial exploitation — specifically the current intersection of nurture, nature and technology.

Sugar Loaf Landscape by Barbara Ciurej & Lindsay Lochman

Flamin’ Hot Landscape by Barbara Ciurej & Lindsay Lochman

[link, via Feature Shoot]

Cerealism, Breakfast Cereal as Beautiful Landscapes

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With some creative use of breakfast cereal and macro photography, artist Ernie Button brings us Cerealism. The photo series, often using kids’ cereals, arranges the various oat clusters, marbits, and shredded wheat to create realistic landscapes. And the series, above anything else, does something that was once considered impossible — to make Grape Nuts somewhat appealing.

Clover Patch by Ernie Button

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Bales Of Shredded Wheat 2 by Ernie Button

French Toast Crunch Canyon by Ernie Button

[link, via Laughing Squid]