Apple-Cinnamon Pancakes

Secret ingredient? Good-for-you Cheerios® cereal hides in this stack of melt-in-your-mouth pancakes.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 5

1
cup Apple Cinnamon Cheerios™ cereal
3/4
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
3/4
cup milk
2/3
cup chunky applesauce
3
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
2
teaspoons baking powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
egg
Maple-flavored syrup

  • 1 Heat griddle or 12-inch skillet over medium-low heat or to 325°F.
  • 2 Place cereal in resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag. Using rolling pin, crush cereal; pour into large bowl. Stir in all remaining ingredients except syrup just until moistened.
  • 3 Onto hot griddle, pour batter by generous 1/4 cupfuls for each pancake. Cook 2 minutes or until edges look cooked and bubbles begin to break on surface. Turn pancakes; cook other side about 2 minutes longer or until golden brown. Serve with syrup.

Expert Tips

Skip the syrup, and top these moist pancakes with warm apple pie filling or a sprinkle of brown sugar instead.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
350
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
65mg
65%;
Sodium
450mg
450%;
Total Carbohydrate
60g
60%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
26g
26%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.