Make Mom Some Yummy Brunch Recipes with Honey Bunches of Oats @HBOats #MothersDay

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching on May 8th. Would you like to serve Mom breakfast in bed? Or, maybe Brunch in bed? I have 3 great recipes she will love that include the delicious Honey Bunches of Oats Cereal. These are super easy, so instead of spending lots of time in the kitchen, you can spend time with the one who matters the most on this day!


Triple Berry Crisp


Triple Berry Crisp

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 65 minutes

Serves 12


2 Tbsp. flour

2 Tbsp. sugar

3 Tbsp. butter or margarine

3 cups Honey Bunches of Oats Cereal Honey Roasted

1 pt. (2 cups) blueberries

1 pt. (2 cups) raspberries

1 pt. (2 cups) strawberries, sliced

1 cup sugar

3 Tbsp. tapioca


Preheat oven to 350°F. Mix flour and 2 Tbsp. sugar in large bowl. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in cereal.

Mix berries in 2-quart shallow baking dish.

Mix 1 cup sugar, 1 cup water and tapioca in large saucepan. Cook on medium heat until mixture comes to full boil, stirring constantly. Pour over berries; toss lightly. Sprinkle with cereal mixture.

Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Let stand 15 minutes. Serve warm.


Crunchy Monkey Bread


Crunchy Monkey Bread

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 55 minutes

Serves 16


1/2 cup sugar

1 teaspoon cinnamon

2 cans (16.3 oz each) refrigerated biscuits

1/3 cup Honey Bunches of Oats Honey Roasted cereal

1/3 cup chopped pecans

1/3 cup raisins

1 cup firmly packed brown sugar

3/4 cup butter, melted 1 teaspoon vanilla


Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease 12-cup bundt pan.

In a large plastic food storage bag, combine sugar and cinnamon. Separate dough into 16 biscuits and cut each biscuit into quarters. Place in the food storage bag and shake the bag to coat.

In a small bowl combine cereal, pecans and raisins. Arrange in biscuit pieces in pan, layering the cereal mixture among the biscuits.

In small bowl, mix brown sugar, melted butter and vanilla.

Pour over biscuit pieces. Bake 28 to 30 minutes or until golden brown and no longer doughy in center. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Turn upside down onto serving plate and place in the center of table. Allow guests to pull apart the pieces of monkey bread to serve. Enjoy warm.



Honey of a Muffin


Honey Muffin

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes

Serves 12


1-1/3 cups flour

1/2 cup sugar

1 Tbsp. baking powder

1/4 tsp. salt

1 egg

1 cup milk

1/3 cup butter or margarine, melted

1-1/2 cups Honey Bunches of Oats Honey Roasted Cereal


Preheat oven to 400°F.

Mix flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in large bowl. Beat egg in small bowl; stir in milk and butter. Add to flour mixture; stir just until moistened. (Batter will be lumpy.) Stir in cereal.

Spoon batter into greased or paper-lined muffin pan, filling each cup 2/3 full.

Bake 20 min. or until golden brown. Serve warm.



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My name is MJ. I have two wonderful children and work part time as well as volunteer at my children's school.

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  1. Robin Rue (@massholemommy) says:

    Holy monkey bread! I want to make that and eat the whole darn thing myself.

  2. Catherine Sargent says:

    These all look yummy. I would love the Triple Berry Crisp or the Crunchy Monkey Bread. I never would have thought to use cereal.

  3. I’ve never tried baking with Honey Bunches of Oats, but I think that needs to change. I’ve heard of cooking with cereal before, and these recipes sound absolutely delicious.

  4. Honey Bunches of Oats is one of my favorite cereals, but I never thought about baking with it! These recipes look amazing and I think I’m going to have to try the Crunch Monkey Bread…and the muffins…and the Triple Berry Crisp. Looks like I need to buy a few boxes with all the baking in my future! 🙂

  5. Brunch is my favorite meal. These sound like yummy recipes for Morhers Day or any special day.

  6. Yummy! We love Honey Bunches of Oats! Thanks for sharing! 🙂

  7. Honey Bunches of Oats is my favorite cereal. I can’t wait to make this!! It’s going to be so yummy!

  8. I haven’t bought honey bunches of oats in a really long time. These all look so good, I will have to see what I can do!

  9. I’m loving the monkey bread idea. Honey bunches of oats are perfect for sweet recipes like that!

  10. Melissa S says:

    The monkey bread and the muffins both sound wonderful. I am planning to do a little baking to have ready for brunch on Mother’s Day. These would both be wonderful for that.

  11. I am a big fan of Honey Bunches of Oats, especially the kind with strawberries. I had no idea you could incorporate it into so many delicious recipes!

  12. I won’t be with my mom this year on Mother’s Day. I need to make her a batch of those yummy muffins in advance so she can have a yummy treat.

  13. We use honey bunches of oats all the time. I mean as cereal. Never thought about using it in recipes. Thanks for the great ideas

  14. Brunch is my favorite meal as well and Honey Bunches of Oats is one of my absolute favorite cereals. Thanks for all the recipes.

  15. These are some great-looking recipes.
    I love the pictures.