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Old 10-04-2019, 08:02 PM
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Other ways to eat Nabisco shredded wheat?

Those large size Nabisco shredded wheats are fine with milk and a sprinkle of sugar, I often ate for breakfast as a kid when all the cheerios or rice krispies were gone. I was wondering if anyone did anything else with them. My bestie from back then told me her family soaked them in hot coffee, drained them then melted butter on them then sugar and milk If I recall correctly... anyone else do something different with them?
Old 10-04-2019, 08:17 PM
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I've had them with hot milk and sugar. Quite tasty!
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Old 10-04-2019, 08:18 PM
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Dang, that's breakfast and a biskit too, all in one.
I remember a healthy cookie made with them. Don't know of a recipe offhand.
Old 10-04-2019, 09:02 PM
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It makes a good bread. I don't have my mom's recipe. Here's a easy one.

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Old 10-04-2019, 09:38 PM
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I've coarsely chopped them up and used them instead of Rice Crispies in treats. They're dense but tasty.

The small, sugar frosted ones are very nice as a sweet component in a savory snack mix.
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Old 10-04-2019, 10:40 PM
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We would toast them in the oven with a pat of butter on top. One of my favorite breakfast foods.
Old 10-04-2019, 10:57 PM
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My mom poured boiling water over them, let them sit a minute, and drain. Sugar and milk, maybe cinnamon sugar, dee-licious.

Just this morning I saw a cooking show using them in a baklava-type dessert. I don't know the name, but if you find a baklava recipe, the shredded wheat recipe is somewhere nearby.

Anyone remember the giant Nabisco shredded wheat sign on the factory that was in Niagara Falls years ago?
Old 10-04-2019, 11:38 PM
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As a kid I ate them with peanut butter.
Old 10-04-2019, 11:43 PM
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Step 1: feed Shredded Wheat to pig

Step 2: details I don't need to describe

Step 3: eat bacon
Old 10-04-2019, 11:49 PM
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1.serve them to unwanted guests

2 stuff the mattress with the rest
Old 10-05-2019, 12:28 AM
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Gma used to crumble them up a bit for me and mix them with bite size chunks of peach before adding milk when they were in season when I would spend the night.
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Old 10-05-2019, 08:32 AM
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You can clean your pots with them.
Old 10-05-2019, 12:07 PM
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Fry in melted butter. Lots of melted butter. Put on plate and pour melted buter over them.

This works on damn near any food.
Old 10-05-2019, 02:29 PM
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Dip them in Nutella?

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Old 10-05-2019, 03:54 PM
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Crack them in half carefully along the seam, with a fork. There will be a fair amount of "loose straw", but you can lay it onto the two intact shells.

Lay them open and put slices of sharp cheddar on the inside surfaces (which are now facing up).

Salt lightly, add a couple shakes of tabasco if you wish. Melt in broiler, in the oven.
Old 10-09-2019, 01:48 PM
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going to look into the backlava recipe.... yum
Old 10-10-2019, 12:17 AM
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I liked mine in the cupboard, where I would (not) contemplate them while eating a breakfast of eggs, bacon/sausage/corned beef hash, and toast.
Old 10-18-2019, 09:26 PM
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My wife soaks them in egg and fries them just like French toast.
Old 10-18-2019, 11:39 PM
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I always had them with butter and hot milk poured over.



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