Recently a friend of mine asked me what to do with shredded wheat crumbs? In our house that had never been an issue, you just ate them with the last bowl of cereal out of the box. However, in her house no one would eat them so she asked me what I would do with them.

You know the old saying “waste not, want not”, I decided to do a little online searching and see what other folks did with the left over crumbs. Apparently lots of people have this problem because there were certainly a lot of suggestions!

One suggestion was to mix the crumbs with a little butter and bake on top of a fruit dessert.

crisp, apples, cranberries

There is actually a middle eastern dessert called Kataife that uses loose shredded wheat rehydrated with sugar, walnuts, cinnamon and a few other ingredients. Normally this dish is made with a kind of dry baked noodles but apparently people use shredded wheat crumbs as well.

Use the shredded wheat crumbs the next time you make banana bread

Best Ever Banana Bread

Make Shredded Wheat Bran Muffins  – This muffin recipe is delicious and makes a good use of the shredded wheat bits at the bottom of every bag.

Apparently there are many ways to use up those shredded wheat crumbs so that there is no excuse for throwing them in the trash.

Have you ever had a problem knowing what to do with shredded wheat crumbs or do you have a favorite recipe you make with the left over crumbs. Usually we enjoy homemade granola or oatmeal and I don’t purchase many boxes of cereal. However, the next time I have some left over shredded wheat crumbs, I’ll certainly have a few ideas now on how to use them up!

5 comments on “What To Do With Shredded Wheat Crumbs?

candy on April 4, 2019 3:03 am

I use them in our freshly made granola. Works great and taste great. Found you on Wednesday Aim Link Party

Lisa Lombardo on April 4, 2019 12:37 pm

Great way to use it all! Thanks for the tip, Nancy! Saw your post on the hop this morning 🙂

Dee | Grammy's Grid on April 5, 2019 6:54 pm

Thanks so much for linking up with us at the #WednesdayAIMLinkParty 34! Shared ♥

Helen at the Lazy Gastronome on April 11, 2019 10:43 pm

What a great idea!! Thanks for sharing at the What’s for Dinner party! Hope you come again next week.

Sondra Griffin on April 13, 2019 2:31 am

Great tips. I have some cute squirrels, bunnies & birds in the back yard. I toss the shredded wheat to them. So entertaining to watch those little darlings eat. The squirrels are watching the back patio, for me to toss more treats.

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