It’s Probably Not PC to Call Something "The Best White Trash Snack"

by This is Carrie on January 29, 2009

But I can’t think of any other way to describe my FAVORITE snack — Fried Cheerios.
1. Melt butter in a frypan (about 1 T per cup of cheerios)
2. Add Cheerios and saute until golden brown
3. Add salt to taste.

Don’t knock it ’til you try it.

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Chloe January 29, 2009 at 5:20 pm

Oooooo…make those for me the next time we are together :)

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tamrobot January 29, 2009 at 6:04 pm

I make these every once in awhile, and I always think of you.

I’ve also made fried Rice/Corn Chex. Very Tasty.

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dandelionmama January 29, 2009 at 6:55 pm

Oh my gosh! We always to that with KIX- my grandma taught us how! I thought we were the only ones in the world…

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Vone January 29, 2009 at 7:28 pm

Hilarious – but it does sound kinda yummy. I have tons of Cheerios around maybe I’ll try it.

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Who needs sleep? January 29, 2009 at 9:02 pm

You’ve got me interested. I think I’ll go try it.

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Kathi D January 29, 2009 at 9:33 pm

Oh, and when I say “we” I mean my white trash family growing up!

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Kathi D January 29, 2009 at 9:34 pm

I think my first comment got lost. I said we used to make that with cheerios, chex, and I forget what else, and now that you reminded me I am going to make some! They sell a facsimile of it in a bag but it has never been the same.

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Mama Krit January 29, 2009 at 11:01 pm

Ok, that sounds so delish! Dandilion mama has a great idea too, I bet that would be awesome with KIX. Now lets see, what else can I deep fry???

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This is Carrie January 29, 2009 at 11:04 pm

Mmmm Kix. I can’t wait to try it.

My kids love this snack, but the reality is I usually make it at night when all the kids are in bed so I can have the whole bowl to myself :) .

Mama Krit is right though, frying makes everything better.

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Kage January 30, 2009 at 2:31 am

How long have you been indulging in this WTS?

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This is Carrie January 30, 2009 at 2:33 am

since I was a small child. Did I never make this for you? I was probably too embarrassed.

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Julie February 4, 2009 at 11:39 pm

I’m betting this won’t help lower my cholesterol like plain Cheerios will….

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tchris May 3, 2009 at 6:10 am

OMG! That is too funny! My DH introduced this to me when we first started dating and I LOVED it! We’ve sinced moved onto the Honey Nut Cheerios. Our 2 girls love it too. :-) Too Funny!

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Monica May 12, 2009 at 7:09 am

I thought I was the only one who ate fried Cheerios. They are the bomb! So good. Better than Chex mix.

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The Rudy Family August 27, 2009 at 7:56 pm

Oh I am not afraid to be white trash! I can't wait to try these. Just visiting from an RT on twitter by 5M4M.

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CraftyMomof3 August 28, 2009 at 7:01 pm

What a great idea! I am sooo trying it!

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