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What is your favorite cereal?

Asked by TenaciousDenny (1144points) February 23rd, 2009

National Pancake Day got me in a breakfast state of mind, so I figured I’d keep the ball rolling. Go down any cereal aisle in the grocery store and there literally probably more than 100 delicious options to choose from. I know asking to choose just one is a lot to ask for, so if you want to give your top 3 (or top 5, top 10, top 25), by all means, be my guest. I’ll break my answers down between sugar and non-sugar cereal, as it’s hard to compare something like Fruit Loops to Cheerios.

Top 3 Sugar Cereals
1. Cinnamon Toast Crunch
2. Fruit Loops
3. Apple Jacks

Non-sugar cereal
1. Corn Chex
2. Rice Krispies
3. Cheerios

Once again, this was hard to do because there are sooooo many good options out there, and with proper persuasion, there are many more that could legitimately be in my top 3.

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37 Answers

aprilsimnel's avatar

Trader Joe’s Granola with berries
Rice Chex
Kix
Special K with Strawberries

Aethelwine's avatar

MultiGrain Cheerios
Wheaties
HoneyNut Cheerios

emt333's avatar

Sugar
Honey Smacks / Golden Crisp (they’re kinda the same thing)
Cocoa Crispies
Corn Pops

Non Sugar
Special K
Frosted Mini Wheats
Honey Nut Cheerios

eponymoushipster's avatar

I don’t eat sugary cereals, so:

1) Chex
2) Product 19
3) Cheerios

i miss Cereality, the cereal restaurant. Mix together whatever you want with whatever toppings you want. So good. stupid economy

TenaciousDenny's avatar

@emt333 Not to be a stickler (ok, I’m totally being a stickler) here, but usually cereals with “Frosted” and “Honey” in their titles don’t end up on my non sugar list.

Aethelwine's avatar

I could live off of cereal if I had too.

Coffee and beer would also need to be included though

elijah's avatar

Sugar- Lucky Charms ftw!
Frosted Flakes
Cocoa Crispies

Healthy- Cheerios (with strawberries)

rawpixels's avatar

1. Cinnamon Toast Crunch
2. Captain Crunch
3. Special K Blueberry

Ashpea9288's avatar

I LOVE Berry Kix but I can never find it anymore
Rice Krispies
Cocoa Krispies
Apple Jacks
Fruity Pebbles/Cocoa Pebbles
Captain Crunch, but not with berries…ever since they added the green ones it hasn’t been the same.
Total is pretty good too.
And Honey Nut Cheerios!

futurelaker88's avatar

1. Cap’n Crunch
2. Reeses Puffs Cereal
3. Bran Flakes (with sugar)

KrystaElyse's avatar

1. Special K Vanilla Almond
2. Honey Nut Cheerios
3. Cinnamon Toast Crunch
4. Banana Nut Crunch
5. Smart Start Strawberry Oat Bites
6. Golden Grahams
7. Rice Krispies Treats Cereal
8. Corn Pops

Les's avatar

Anything by Kashi. Mmm…fiber.

loser's avatar

Raisin Bran!

exitnirvana's avatar

A mix of Cocoa Puffs and Kix. Mmmm, delicious.

EmpressPixie's avatar

Granola. Pretty much any brand, I lurve it.

TitsMcGhee's avatar

Lucky Charms and Fruity Pebbles are MAH LIFE.

… if only they didn’t cost almost six bucks a box here in NYC…

Grisson's avatar

Great Grains – The one with Cranberries
Great Grains – The one with Pecans.

TenaciousDenny's avatar

@TitsMcGhee I can’t believe I forgot Fruity Pebbles. Lurve for you.

TitsMcGhee's avatar

@TenaciousDenny: Gotta love drinking some pink milk at the end of them pebbles.

TenaciousDenny's avatar

@TitsMcGhee I can’t even begin to imagine how much pink milk I downed after eating overflowing bowls of Fruity Pebbles at the dining halls in college.

TitsMcGhee's avatar

I wish they had Fruity Pebbles at my excuse for a cafeteria :(

But we do keep them well stocked in our suite kitchen. We also go through about a gallon of milk every two days :)

veneziana's avatar

Banana nut crunch
Raisin bran

augustlan's avatar

Too many! I love cereals from Count Chocula to Grape Nuts. I could eat it at just about every meal, if I wasn’t lactose intolerant.

classyfied's avatar

Cocoa Krispies, Cocoa Puffs, Rice Krispies Treats, Chex, Kix, Corn Flakes. What I have usually depends on my mood.

TenaciousDenny's avatar

I don’t think they make them any more, and if they do they are hard to find, but Alpha-Bits were pretty tasty back in the day.

GAMBIT's avatar

Captain Krunch.

KrystaElyse's avatar

Has anyone tried Quisp or Quake?

augustlan's avatar

@TenaciousDenny They are so hard to find! One local store had them not too long ago, and then they were gone again. I love Alpha-Bits. sigh

Aethelwine's avatar

@TenaciousDenny I’ve got some Alpha-Bits on top of my frizzer. Guess you need to come to Illinois to find them. I believe I got it at Wal-Mart. The top of my fridge looks like Seinfeld’s cupboard! :D

TenaciousDenny's avatar

@jonsblond I suppose I’ll have to check my local Wal-Mart. Thanks for the tip!

TitsMcGhee's avatar

@jonsblond: lurve for frizzer :)

jamzzy's avatar

Apple jacks?

forestGeek's avatar

Cocoa Pebbles
Cinnamon Life
Fruit Loops

kwhull's avatar

Cracklin Oat Bran

We call it Dog Food & eat it like it was chips or something. Cant stand it with milk poured on it.Our grandkids even like it!

galileogirl's avatar

Cheerios with or without milk

jamzzy's avatar

did no one mention cookie crisp?

Aster's avatar

#1 Oatmeal Crisp—Hearty Raisin-an addiction. The raisins get very chewy like Skittles.
#2 Multi-Grain Cheerios

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