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Cold and Hot Cereals

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Ways to Buy up to 36 oz. of Cereal

You may combine cereals up to a total of 36 ounces per month

Ways to Buy Cereal

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Whole Grain Cold Cereals - General Mills

More than 51% Whole Grain

Cheerios Multi-Grain Cheerios Honey Kix Total Cereal Wheaties Cereal Wheat Chex Cereal Kix cereal
  • Cheerios, plain
  • Multi-Grain Cheerios, plain - 100% folic acid per serving
  • Honey Kix, plain
  • Total, whole grain plain - 100% folic acid per serving
  • Wheaties, plain
  • Wheat Chex, plain - 100% folic acid and 5 or more grams of fiber per serving
  • Kix, plain

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Whole Grain Cold Cereals - Kellogg's

More than 51% Whole Grain

Frosted Mini Wheats - Little Bites Frosted Mini Wheats - Bite Size Frosted Mini Wheats - Big Bites Unfrosted Mini Wheats Gluten-Free Rice Krispies

  • Frosted Mini Wheats, little bites original
  • Frosted Mini Wheats, bite size - 5 or more grams of fiber per serving
  • Frosted Mini Wheats, big bite - 5 or more grams of fiber per serving
  • Mini Wheats, unfrosted
  • Rice Krispies, gluten free

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Whole Grain Cold Cereals - Malt-O-Meal

More than 51% Whole Grain

Malt-O-Meal Whole Grain Cold Cereal

  • Mini-Spooners, plain frosted - 100% folic acid and 5 or more grams of fiber per serving
  • Mini-Spooners, strawberry cream - 100% folic acid and 5 or more grams of fiber per serving

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Whole Grain Cold Cereals - Post

More than 51% Whole Grain

Great Grains Banana Nut Crunch Cereal Honey Bunches of Oats with Vanilla Clusters Cereal Grape Nuts Cereal

  • Grape-Nuts, plain - 5 or more grams of fiber per serving
  • Great Grains - Banana Nut Crunch
  • Honey Bunches of Oats, vanilla bunches

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Whole Grain Cold Cereals - Quaker

More than 51% Whole Grain

Life Cereal Oatmeal Squares Vanilla - Cereal Oatmeal Squares - Cinnamon Cereal

  • Life, plain - 5 or more grams of fiber per serving
  • Oatmeal Squares, brown sugar - 100% folic acid and 5 or more grams of fiber per serving
  • Oatmeal Squares, cinnamon - 100% folic acid and 5 or more grams of fiber per serving

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Whole Grain Cold Cereals - WIC Allowed Store Brands

More than 51% Whole Grain

Store Brand Whole Grain Cold Cereal

  • Any Brand Bran Flakes- 5 or more grams of fiber per serving
  • Any Brand Toasted Oats or Tasteeos

WIC Allowed Store Brands Include:

  • Best Yet
  • Clear Value
  • Cub Foods
  • Essential Everyday
  • Fareway
  • Flavorite
  • Food Club
  • Great Value
  • Hospitality
  • Hytop
  • HyVee
  • IGA
  • Market Pantry
  • Millville
  • Our Family
  • Ralston
  • Roundys
  • Shurfine
  • Valu Time

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Whole Grain Hot Cereals

More than 51% Whole Grain

Hot Whole Grain Cereal

  • Cream of Wheat, 18 oz. whole grain
  • Quaker Oatmeal, 11.8 oz. individual packets, original flavor only
  • Any Brand Instant Oatmeal, 11.8 oz. individual packets, regular flavor

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Other Cold Cereals - General Mills

Less than 51% Whole Grain

Rice Chex Cereal Corn Chex Cereal

  • Rice Chex, plain
  • Corn Chex, plain

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Other Cold Cereals - Kellogg's

Less than 51% Whole Grain

Other Kellogg's Cold Cereals

  • Special K, plain - 100% folic acid per serving
  • Rice Krispies, plain
  • Corn Flakes, plain
  • Crispix, plain

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Other Cold Cereals - Malt-O-Meal

Less than 51% Whole Grain

Other Malt-O-Meal Cold Cereals

  • Crispy Rice, plain - 100% folic acid per serving

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Other Cold Cereals - Post

Less than 51% Whole Grain

Honey Bunches of Oats Cereal Honey Bunches of Oats - Almond HOney Bunches of Oats - Cinnamon

  • Honey Bunches of Oats, honey roasted
  • Honey Bunches of Oats, with almonds
  • Honey Bunches of Oats, cinnamon bunches

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Other Hot Cereals

Less than 51% Whole Grain

Cream of Rice Other Hot Cereals

  • Cream of Rice, 14 oz. gluten free
  • Cream of Wheat, 28 oz. original
  • COCO Wheats, 28 oz.
  • Malt-O-Meal, 28 oz. or 36 oz. original - 100% folic acid per serving
  • Malt-O-Meal, 28 oz. or 36 oz. chocolate - 100% folic acid per serving
  • Quaker Instant Grits, 12 oz. individual packets, original flavor only

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