S’mores Corn Flake Clusters

Written by chanie on July 29th, 2015

I can’t let summer go by without a s’mores recipe. I mean, what’s summer without s’mores, right? I’m a huge fan of the classic, and so are my kids. I try and whip them up whenever we have a BBQ. I just wrap up my s’more sandwich in foil and throw it on the grill for a quick and easy dessert everyone loves.

I don’t know what it is with me and breakfast s’mores, but here I am at it again, trashing up my most important meal of the day. OK, so these are not exactly breakfast munchies, but they are made with cereal, and one of my favorite ones at that. Corn Flakes are my all-time-favorite coating for so many things, from shnitzel to ice cream. I use Corn Flake crumbs in my homemade kishke, throw them into patties instead of bread crumbs, and sprinkle them over kugels and quiche for some sweet crunch. One of my favorite snacks are those chewy Corn Flake crunchies made with corn syrup and that’s what inspired these S’mores Corn Flake Clusters.

Like Jerry Seinfeld, I’m a total cereal fanatic, and I would eat it for breakfast, lunch and dinner if I could. After Pesach, when everyone is out getting their pizza fix, I just go to my nearest supermarket and have an all-out cereal party! I buy like 4 or 5 kinds, and I get to skip the whole pizza-line-around-the-block thing to get my chometz fix.

Cereal doesn’t have to be a bowl-only food, but these marshmallow-infused Corn Flake clusters do sorta taste like Corn Flakes and milk. Enrobe them in chocolate and it just takes it to a whole ‘nother level! And I don’t use just any chocolate either. I am legit obsessed with the California Gourmet brand. It tastes like the finest Belgian chocolate that’s not too sweet, just how I like it.

How much do I love California Gourmet chocolate? Let me count the ways…

1. it’s vegan
2. it’s got 45% cocoa
3. it’s got the nicest packaging (hey, I was trained in graphic design so that matters, ok?!)
4. it comes in red or blue bags, soy-based and soy-free, respectively.
5. it’s kosher pareve
6. it’s gluten free
7. it’s allergy friendly
8. it’s got great recipes on the back of the bag (amazing chocolate chip cookies on the red one and my chocolate ganache tart on the blue one).
9. it’s available in 100 stores!
10. it’s rich and chocolatey with few ingredients that I can recognize and pronounce.

What have I done with my all-time favorite chocolate? Well, I made this chocolate ganache tart with a macaroon crust that is so decadent, guilt-free and delicious, that they printed it on back of the bag! I also made this easy homemade nutella with just 3 ingredients! I also showed my love for Israel with these halva krembo’s that are the ultimate remake of the classic kid snack.

You can never have too much chocolate, so while I add these chips to my homemade trail mix and I melt some up for homemade fondue, I don’t mind just eating ’em straight from the bag, no recipe required!

What’s your favorite way to use chocolate chips? Share it with me in the comments below!


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Related Recipes:

smores oatmeal
s’mores cookies
s’mores chocolate toffee bark
corn flake crunch ice cream
leftover cereal bar treats

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11 Comments so far ↓

  1. ilyse schuckman says:

    I just made this to serve on Sunday. Should I freeze them?

  2. aviva says:

    Hey Chani! What size pan would I need to make the cornflake mixture? The pan in the picture appears small to me. I plan on making it the “quick” way. Thanks for another great recipe!

  3. aviva says:

    Thank you for responding but what I meant to ask was about the pot used to melt the butter and marshmallows and stir in the cornflakes. Would a 3 quart pot work or do I need bigger?

  4. They are my favorite chocolate chips, especially the soy free ones

  5. Tina says:

    The chocolate chips are looks so yummy! Thanks for the great recipe that you’ve shared

  6. YB says:

    I can’t wait to try the cinnamon cheese buns. There is nothing like a good cinnamon bun but it is so hard to find a simple yet good recipe.
    (I also follow you on instagram :))

  7. Angelina says:

    That was chocolate chips ? I am surprised. Now trying to make it.

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