Dunkaroos Cereal Clusters

5 from 2 votes

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We love cereal in this house whether it’s in a bowl with milk or in a recipe like cereal bars or these colorful cereal clusters made with DunkAroos!

If your family is like mine, you’ve never met a cereal you didn’t love.

cereal clusters on a plate with milk in a glass
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From time to time, our friends at General Mills send us cereal to try and this month I was so excited to throw it back to the 1990s with the new DunkAroos cereal!

General Mills didn’t ask me to, but when I saw this cereal, I knew I had to make some fun unicorn cereal clusters with them.

Anyway, these treats are totally easy to make and such a fun and easy no-bake dessert, especially for kids! And for an even sweeter treat, try this Dunkaroo Dip recipe made with cake mix.

Cereal Clusters Shopping List

The fun part about this recipe is that you can pretty much use whatever you want outside of a few basic ingredients.

dunkaroos cereal clusters ingredients

Here is what you will need:

  • DunkAroos Cereal
  • Marshmallows
  • Butter
  • Candy Melts (I used pink, purple, and blue)
  • Colorful sprinkles

How to make Cereal Clusters

These treats are so easy to put together.

First, melt together the marshmallows and butter in the microwave.

marshmallows and butter in a bowl

Then add the cereal to the melted mixture and stir.

Once it’s mixed in pretty well, make small cluster balls with your hands.

pour cereal into marshmallows

TIP: I like to spray a little cooking spray on my hands to keep the mix from sticking to my hands.

clusters on wax paper

Using the microwave, melt your candy melts one color at a time.

Allow each color drizzle to set before adding the next one.

I seriously love candy melts. They make everything more fun from hat-shaped treats to donut holes.

cereal clusters with candy melts

While the final color is still wet, add some sprinkles and let set.

Then you are ready to serve and enjoy!

dunkaroos cereal clusters

Dunkaroos Cereal Clusters

5 from 2 votes
These Dunkaroos cereal treats are so delicious! The best part about these no-bake cereal clusters is how easy they are to make. Perfect for a snack or your next party.
Prep: 30 minutes
Total: 30 minutes
Yield: 24


  • 5 Cups Dunkaroos Cereal
  • 6 oz Marshmallows, about half a bag of the large size
  • 2 TBSP Butter
  • 1/2 Cup pink candy melts
  • 1/2 Cup purple candy melts
  • 1/2 Cup turquoise candy melts
  • 2 TBSP Sprinkles


  • In a microwave safe bowl, heat marshmallows and butter 30 seconds at a time until melted
  • Stir in cereal
  • Divide into 24 ball-shaped clusters (spray hands with non-stick spray to make this easier!)
  • Melt one color of candy at a time and drizzle over clusters, letting each color set before adding the next one.
  • While the final color is still wet, add sprinkles if desired


Serving: 1g, Calories: 114kcal, Carbohydrates: 25g, Protein: 1g, Fat: 2g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 3mg, Sodium: 48mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 14g

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Desserts
Cuisine: American

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Andrea Updyke is a married mom of two boys living in Raleigh, NC. She is a published author and blogger of more than 18 years and loves to celebrate the little things that make life awesome.

Whether she's sharing tasty recipes, traveling or hanging with the family, Andrea's goal is to help make your days a little easier and a lot more fun! Email inquiries to andreaupdyke@gmail.com.

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