Rainbow Chow

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Bowl of Rainbow Chow
Hands On:
20 minutes
Total Time:
20 minutes


  • 4 ½ cups original sweetened corn and oat cereal, such as Cap'n Crunch
  • 1 cup Hy-Vee creamy white vanilla baking chips
  • gel food coloring, optional
  • 1 ½ cups Hy-Vee powdered sugar
  • ½ (3-oz.) pkg. Hy-Vee desired flavor gelatin dessert, powder only
  • Sour Belts candy, if desired
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Place cereal in a large bowl. Place vanilla baking chips in a small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on HIGH at 30-second intervals until melted, stirring each time. Tint with gel food coloring, if desired.
Pour melted mixture over cereal; stir until coated. Combine powdered sugar and gelatin dessert powder in a large resealable plastic bag. Close bag; shake well until coated with powdered sugar mixture.
If desired, for a rainbow of cereals, repeat making additional batches using a different color gelatin for each batch; combine the different colored cereals. Stir in sour belts candy, if desired. Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts

Serves: 9
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat: 8g 10%
Saturated Fat: 7g
Trans Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 0mg 0%
Sodium: 180mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate: 57g 21%
Dietary Fiber: 0g 0%
Sugars: 49g 98%
Protein: 3g 6%

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