Top Ten Favorite Breakfast Cereals

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The Top Ten
1 Cinnamon Toast Crunch

How can you not love with your whole heart the wonderful goodness of this? The cinnamon embraces your mouth and takes you to a dream... A dream of sweetness, of sugar, cinnamon, and bright sunshiny mornings in which you sit by the window, the familiar ring of your most favorite childhood cartoon echoing in your ears. The wonderful milk at the bottom, the sweetness giving you a wonderful smile. But Lucky Charms has still been pretty darn good for a while, so it should probably be number two. Nevertheless, Captain Crunch is a wonder if it should honestly be ahead of Cinnamon Toast Crunch.

When I first came to NY, I didn't know which cereal to choose. One day, I went to Sam's Club and was looking at Cinnamon Toast Crunch. A gentleman next to me, finding me inspecting, assured me that this is the best. I was a little unsure, so I gave it a try. And it was... Delicious. I've tried Kellogg's, Cheerios, and many more. But this one is the best. It's because it's crunchy and tasty, as opposed to many Kellogg's cereals (though I like Frosted Flakes and Corn Flakes, but this one is better).

2 Lucky Charms

Lucky Charms is definitely the best of all cereals. All these other articles are FAKE! How could someone overlook the difference in textures between the sweet marshmallows and the crunchy, plain-flavored bits? They are like yin and yang. Without the marshmallows, it is depressing to eat, and without the plain bits, it is too sweet to digest.

I can't fathom CTC and FF being above Lucky Charms, as they are simply too overpowering with flavor. The other true contender is Captain Crunch, and even then, it loses to Lucky Charms due to the pain necessary to actually eat the thing. Who likes having to wait for the cereal to soften in order to taste it without experiencing cuts on the roof of the mouth? Not intellectuals like I, who instead choose Lucky Charms, where you have the option to wait or not.

My all-time favorite cereal. It has an interesting taste and feels so good in your mouth. And don't get me started on CHOCOLATE Lucky Charms...

3 Frosted Flakes

This is another no-frills cereal that does its job well. Exceptionally sweet flakes that enhance the sweetness of the milk. You can't ask for more than that. As the old saying goes, it's a one-trick pony, but it's a heck of a trick.

They're great! Delicious powdered sugar on the top of HEALTHY corn flakes. The milk left behind is also part of what makes it super-good. And they taste good soggy also if that's what you like.

They are amazing. I'm addicted to this cereal. They are sweet and tasty, and are actually healthy! And they actually taste pretty good soggy... Anyway, it's a great way to start the day (well, for me).

4 Froot Loops

I love it. I would eat it for breakfast, lunch, and dinner if I could. One time, I told my friend that I eat cereal at night. He said he does not like cereal at night. He doesn't understand people who do that. All I know is that I am glad to be a part of that population. Froot Loops is my #2 out of my top 5 favorite cereals. I don't eat it with sugar. If worst came to worst, I could eat Loops with water. Sometimes I eat it as a snack.

It's amazing. I love all the different colored loops and if you add milk it makes them a little soft and that is the best... EVER!

What? I can't believe it's in 13th place. This is the best cereal I've ever tasted. The rest suck compared to this one.

5 Cap'n Crunch

Far better than the current number one, Cinnamon Toast Crunch. Cinnamon Toast Crunch is positively disgusting and tastes less like cinnamon and more like solidified suffering. Frosted Flakes are fine, but Cap'n Crunch has a superior taste and texture. Lucky Charms are delicious, but not as flavorful as Cap'n Crunch. The marshmallows aren't enough to redeem them. Cap'n Crunch is a well-rounded cereal and without a shadow of a doubt, the superior breakfast cereal.

Cap'n Crunch is extremely good, especially its berries version. If anyone has yet to try it, the yellow parts of Cap'n Crunch are like having caramel cereal, and the berries just taste like if you were to make berry cereal. The only downside is that if you eat it daily, it can feel really sweet, so eat it three times a week at the max for the best flavor.

I LOVE Cap'n Crunch, but I can only get it so much because of my parents. We don't have enough money for me to get whatever I want, so when I get enough money, it's the first thing I buy. I could die for the delicious taste of berries. It reminds me of when my family was rich enough to buy it.

6 Fruity Pebbles

The reason this cereal is my absolute favorite (narrowly beating out Cocoa Pebbles and Cinnamon Toast Crunch) is because of the marriage of the perfectly balanced fruity flavor and the uncanny *ease* with which you can eat this cereal. It's surreal. After eating a bowl, I've done absolutely nothing productive to satisfy my hunger. Instead, I've actually created a desire for *more* Fruity Pebbles. What other cereal has created such an addictive cycle, I ask you?

As an aside, I also love the flavor of Captain Crunch, but can't stand the lashing my mouth gets from those little rough-edged bricks. A great flavor marred by a terrible texture.

How is this not higher? I love it when some bites are soggy, others crunchy. I was shopping at my local Food Mart and saw the Flintstones on a box of cereal. I loved to watch the Flintstones as a child (not as much as Pink Panther but still), so I got that box. And you all know what that cereal was... That's all I can say. Fruity, crunchy, sweet heaven.

Make breakfast the sweetest AND most important meal of the day.

7 Reeses Puffs

Should be higher. I eat this delicious sugary cereal every day, and heck, I even eat it with no milk! That proves how tasty this cereal is. And whoever put Cinnamon Toast Crunch at the top has the mark of Satan in their body and deserves to go to hell.

My last name being Reese, I had to vote for this! I love chocolate and peanut butter, and this combines it into a delicious cereal. I am pretty biased, though, because I really don't like fruity cereals. Go Reese's Puffs!

I was watching how big of a competition it was between Cap'n Crunch and Cinnamon Toast Crunch, but then I saw this... Why is there even a question about which cereal is better when Reese's Puffs is on the list!

8 Apple Jacks

This stuff... is the bomb! I mean, really, who wouldn't want to have such a delectable cereal for breakfast? I love to get a mouthful every morning and sometimes have a bowl after work. It is the way I keep my edge in the morning. I recommend anyone who hasn't tried this cereal to do so as soon as possible!

I love how sometimes you get lucky and get four to six Apple Jacks stuck together right when you open the bag!

This is hands down the best cereal. The taste is just out of this world. Thank you, Apple Jacks, for being created.

9 Cheerios

I have had almost every cereal, and nothing compares to Honey Nut Cheerios! Heck, I'm eating them as I write this comment! I understand why some people wouldn't like them because they're "bland," and most people like sugary cereal, but Cheerios will always be the best!

I love Honey Nut Cheerios. They're the best cereal in the world! Thank you, Buzz, for adding the honey to the Cheerios! I don't understand how Captain Crunch is number one? Nobody eats that these days. Honey Nut Cheerios should be number one.

Why is Captain Crunch at the top? Cheerios being #6 doesn't make sense. Cheerios are delicious! Anyone who hasn't tried them doesn't know what they're missing out on!

10 Frosted Mini Wheats

I seriously can't get enough of this cereal. I go through several large boxes every week. I can eat 2-3 bowls even when I'm full. I practically stuff myself to the point of hospitalization. Good God, I love this cereal. Frosted Mini Wheats, will you marry me?

The cereal is great in chocolate flavor! Hallelujah! A masterpiece of shredded wheat and powdered sugar that is a delicious fiber treatment for some people! And it deserves to be in the top 5.

This brand of cereals is great. The blueberry flavor is my personal favorite, but they are all delicious! My rankings:

1. Blueberry
2. Chocolate
3. Maple Brown Sugar
4. Original
5. Strawberry
6. Pumpkin Spice
7. Unfrosted

The Contenders
11 Count Chocula

This needs to be available all year round. To bring it out only during Halloween is a sin. It's basically like chocolate Lucky Charms with chocolate marshmallows. Love it!

I know what you are... say it, what am I...

One of the best cereals to ever exist. I know the mascot can be off-putting but the taste is fantastic.

Count Chocula is awesome. Wish they had it other than at Halloween!

12 Honey Nut Cheerios

They have the perfect texture, don't get soggy too fast, are a great size, and have a fantastic balance of sweetness that isn't too sweet but still delicious. All around, the best cereal.

The perfect amount of sweetness and crunch. It leaves a great-tasting milk to drink after you are finished, plus how can you not love a cereal that you can eat even if you are out of milk?

Honey Nut Cheerios are a delicious classic that isn't super unhealthy like some of the others on here, yet still very tasty.

13 Coco Pops

This has to be the best cereal. I love how it's like rice bubbles except WAY yummier and chocolatier and these are AMAZING.

Coco Pops? Are you sure they don't mean puffs? Anyway, I love this cereal! It's chocolatey and makes the milk in the bowl turn into chocolate milk, so it's like solid and liquid forms of chocolate in one thing.

Hi, William Rustworth here just dropping in to voice my opinion. I think that Coco Pops are by far the best cereal that has ever touched these Rustworth lips.
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14 Honey Bunches of Oats

A slightly less sweet version of Frosted Flakes that also shakes up the texture with chunks of granola really does make the perfect combo with strong notes of honey. Really hard to top this combination. My specific favorite is the one with almonds added in.

Honey Bunches are great! Not too sweet, with the perfect mix of granola and cereal. The almonds add a delicious touch. I could eat Honey Bunches for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and an afternoon snack!

This is one of a few cereals that I actually like. Most cereals nowadays are just sugary garbage. This cereal has just the right amount of sweetness that I can appreciate.

15 Trix

An aunt introduced me to this cereal when I was 10, and not long after that, I stopped eating it because my mother wouldn't let me. But now that I'm an adult, I can't find it anywhere but online. All in all, this is one of my favorite cereals ever.

They are great! I first ate them in India! Their fruity flavors give it a spark of success! Well, it is good for all ages!

So, all of you enjoy this one-of-a-kind cereal!

It is not sugary at all... Tastes good with or without milk!


Trix have the perfect amount of sweetness and fruitiness that you crave for a morning meal or snack. The taste is well balanced and stays crunchy the whole time. By far the best!

16 Cocoa Puffs

Seriously love this cereal, and the best part is the chocolate milk left over in the bowl. The only issue is that sometimes I get a box where the puffs are too hard. Maybe they were trying a new recipe or something. Or maybe I just bought them stale.

Loads to pick from, but I chose these. They're not a healthy breakfast cereal, so I don't eat them every morning. I usually have Weetabix or Shredded Wheat because they are healthy and nice, but nothing beats these chocolate puffs! (Laughing)

Cocoa Puffs are good in the morning before school. I sometimes eat it all day and you should too.

17 Cookie Crisp

Oh yum! I had these on my birthday, Christmas, and my sister's birthday. I love the flavor it has! I love the crispy cookie flavor and how it mixes with the milk. Should be number 1.

Cookie Crisp is awesome! Love the cookie flavor as it crunches and then melts in your mouth! It should totally be at least in the top 10!

Cookie Crisp is the best! I agree, it should be at least #6 or 7. It's so crunchy it tastes like Oreos (not the cereal).

18 Krave

Double Chocolate Krave is good in milk or straight out of the box. The amazingness that is Krave Cereal is practically indescribable. It should be so much higher on this list. Cinnamon Toast Crunch is great, but I truly believe that Krave is that much better.

Love Krave. Bet it would be number 1 if it weren't so new. A lot of people haven't tried it yet. Tastes amazing with chocolate milk rather than regular milk. But either way, it's an amazing cereal.

I love Krave cereal! It is so addictive, I can't stop eating it if I have it in the house. Should be way higher on the list!

19 Raisin Bran

Old reliable. The slightly sweetened bran that gives an earthy taste, combined with the tangy raisins, is a great 1-2 punch that doesn't pretend to be something it's not. It's bran. It's raisins. And it does it so well.

I hate Raisin Bran. It was good the first time, but then I had to eat it for two weeks straight... it was disgusting. I'll never look at the cute little sun thingy the same way again...

So good. Especially the kind with the yummy oat bunches. I have bad acid, but this cereal does not seem to bother me (as long as I have no milk with it).

20 Frosted Cheerios

These are tasty, should be higher!

I absolutely love Frosted Cheerios. This cereal is so underrated!

21 Cocoa Pebbles

When I'm on a chocolate kick and want something that will quickly coat my palate with cocoa, and make my milk sweet to drink, this is my go-to. The small rice cereal is also a great texture mix-up when you're tired of puff balls and flakes.

Why is this number 27? This one tops the charts! Much better than Trix, Cocoa Puffs, or even Captain Crunch.

It is best when it is just slightly soggy (still a little bit of a crunch) and the milk is chocolatey.

22 Cinnamon Life

Coworkers say this cereal is as old as the pioneers. If true, I'd say they ate well! Close second to Reese's Puffs and barely ahead of Peanut Butter Crunch.

Best tasting milk after.

I love this cereal!

23 Rice Crispies Treats Cereal

I love how crispy and crunchy it is in your mouth. It also makes the noises its slogan lives up to when you put milk in it. It has a good oral texture when it is between crispy and soggy, similar to rice cereals that have the same shape.

This is the best cereal ever! People, if you have never tried it, you should! I never knew about this until I saw it in my local store. I tried it and loved it! Please head to your store and pick it up today!

You guys don't know what's up! Eat this cereal. I'm serious. Eat it, and you'll never go back to any other cereal brand. You will literally blow your shorts off when you take one bite into this.

24 Berry Berry Kix

I am a kid of the '90s and yes, they were so good. Do they still make them?

25 Golden Grahams

Come on, people, Golden Grahams have the best taste! I wasn't a cereal fan when I was young, but when my friends told me I should try it, I got it from the store, opened up the box, and ate it. Because of this, I love cereal. The crunch of the cereal feels like you're in heaven, and it is also like you're eating a graham cracker! The perfect amount of sugar in it. Frosted Flakes are too sweet for me, plus they're too crunchy and hurt my teeth. Golden Grahams are the best cereal ever! If you see it, I recommend that you should buy it and try it because it's THE BEST CEREAL EVER. P.S. The crunch is really amazing!

Oh, how I love Graham crackers. This is a nice distraction from my usual lineup of cereals, and it shines best for me when it gets a little soggy, giving the milk every possible chance to absorb the honey Graham flavor. Very solid choice cereal that is the hot sibling of Cinnamon Toast Crunch.

Cap'n Crunch is number one? That's bogus. I'm sorry, but Cap'n Crunch is painful to eat. You can't eat those without getting battle scars on the roof of your mouth afterward. Golden Grahams is by far the best ever. They're sweet, graham-y goodness. Not to mention, totally painless to eat.

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