I have finally found a use for the "stuff" at the bottom of shredded wheat boxes. It is a great topping for quick breads, like banana, zucchini, etc. It adds a bit of sweetness and a CRUNCH. Just sprinkle on the batter before baking. It also good sprinkled on oatmeal.
By Cyndi D. from Frankford Twp. NJ
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Does anyone know of a recipe that calls for the "leftovers" from a box of shredded wheat cereal? I hate throwing those crumbs away!
If they are not the sweetened cereal crumbs, then use them in your meat loaf. If they are from the sweetened cereal, use them in your oatmeal. (01/07/2009)
By Ms April
I always add them to my breadmaker recipes, if its just a few tablespoons add it, if its a large amount measure is as part of the flour. My bread is different every time! (01/13/2009)
I add them to my Chocolate Chip or Oatmeal cookie batter. Each time they are a little different. (01/14/2009)
Hi, Sprinkle them on top your yogurt for extra fiber in your diet. Loretta (01/14/2009)
By Loretta B.
I like to use the Shredded Wheat crumbs as if it was regular bread crumbs. Any recipe that calls for bread crumbs use the Shredded Wheat.Add the needed spices and go for it. Chicken, pork and even fish like Flounder or Talapia are good. The Shredded Wheat adds a little crunch (01/14/2009)
I just put them into the last bowl of cereal and eat them, end of problem. (01/15/2009)
Mix with butter or oil and cinnamon and use as a topping when you bake sweet items. (01/16/2009)