Cereal

Cereal

(Cold and Hot Cereals)


MN WIC Program

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Ways to buy up to 36 oz. of cereal
What Kinds of Cereal Are Allowed?
Product Listings

Related topics:
Frequently Asked Questions about Cereal
Some Recipes that Use Cereal


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


What Kinds of Cereal Are Allowed?

Type Allowed

MORE than 51% Whole Grain Cold Cereals

  • Cheerios, plain (General Mills)
  • Frosted Mini Wheats, little bites original (Kellogg's)
  • Frosted Mini Wheats, bite size (Kellogg's) - 5 or more grams of fiber per serving
  • Frosted Mini Wheats, big bite (Kellogg's) - 5 or more grams of fiber per serving
  • Grape-Nuts, plain (Post) - 5 or more grams of fiber per serving
  • Great Grains - Banana Nut Crunch (Post)
  • Honey Bunches of Oats, vanilla bunches (Post)
  • Honey Bunches of Oats, whole grain honey crunch (Post)
  • Honey Kix (General Mills)
  • Kix, plain (General Mills)
  • Berry Berry Kix, (General Mills)
  • Life, plain (Quaker) - 5 or more grams of fiber per serving
  • Mini-Spooners, blueberry (Malt-O-Meal)
  • Mini-Spooners, plain frosted (Malt-O-Meal) - 100% folic acid and 5 or more grams of fiber per serving
  • Mini-Spooners, strawberry cream (Malt-O-Meal) - 100% folic acid and 5 or more grams of fiber per serving
  • Multi-Grain Cheerios, plain (General Mills) - 100% folic acid per serving
  • Oatmeal Squares, brown sugar (Quaker) - 100% folic acid and 5 or more grams of fiber per serving
  • Oatmeal Squares, cinnamon (Quaker) - 100% folic acid and 5 or more grams of fiber per serving
  • Rice Krispies, gluten free (Kellogg's)
  • Total, whole grain plain (General Mills) - 100% folic acid per serving
  • Wheat Chex, plain (General Mills) - 100% folic acid and 5 or more grams of fiber per serving
  • Wheaties, plain (General Mills)

WIC-Allowed Store Brands

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

WIC Allowed Store Brands Include:

  • Always Save
  • Best Choice
  • Clear Value
  • Essential Everyday
  • Fareway
  • Food Club
  • Great Value
  • Hospitality
  • Hytop
  • HyVee
  • IGA
  • Market Pantry
  • Millville
  • Our Family
  • Ralston
  • Shurfine
  • Valu Time

MORE than 51% Whole Grain Hot Cereals

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

Other Cold Cereals - LESS than 51% Whole Grain

  • Corn Chex, plain (General Mills)
  • Corn Flakes, plain (Kellogg's)
  • Crispix, plain (Kellogg's)
  • Crispy Rice, plain (Malt-O-Meal) - 100% folic acid per serving
  • Honey Bunches of Oats, honey roasted (Post)
  • Honey Bunches of Oats, with almonds (Post)
  • Honey Bunches of Oats, cinnamon bunches (Post)
  • Rice Chex, plain (General Mills)
  • Rice Krispies, plain (Kellogg's)
  • Special K, plain (Kellogg's) - 100% folic acid per serving

Other Hot Cereals - LESS than 51% Whole Grain

  • 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. chocolate - 100% folic acid per serving
  • Malt-O-Meal, 28 oz. or 36 oz. original - 100% folic acid per serving
  • Quaker Instant Grits, 12 oz. individual packets, original flavor only

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