The Latest Baking Trend Is Mini Chocolate Chip Cookie ‘cereal’
BRB, preheating the oven!
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Stay-at-home food trends are moving too fast for slow-food folks like me. To keep up, I’m going to have to start watching TikTok videos while chewing my steel-cut oats, because believe it or not, I completely missed pancake cereal, and news flash, the world has already moved on to the next hot food trend to try at home: chocolate chip cookie cereal.
The good news is that this cereal is just as quick to whip up as pancake cereal (if not even faster), which requires mixing a batch of pancake batter and then dropping teeny-tiny cakes onto a hot skillet. And if you’ve ever over-baked a batch of chocolate chip cookies, you probably know where this is going.
Food blogger Justin Schuble kicked off the craze with this TikTok video:
@justinmschubleCOOKIE CEREAL!!! ##pancakecereal ##MakeBakeShake ##alwayslearning ##chipotlesponsorme ##mycrib ##learnfromme ##bakingrecipe // inspo @sydneymelhoff♬ original sound – bazziofficial
Schuble told Insider that the pancake cereal trend fueled this innovation. “I added milk to my original pancake cereal attempt and got some backlash because milk and pancakes aren’t a combination we immediately think of,” he told Insider. “So I started to think about things that actually work with milk — cookies!”
He posted his cookie cereal on Instagram as well, giving full instructions in the caption: