The ingredients in Honey Nut Cheerios include whole grain oats, sugar, oat bran, corn starch and honey. They also contain brown sugar syrup, salt, tripotassium phosphate, natural almond flavor and rice bran or canola oil. Vitamin E is added to maintain freshness.
Honey Nut Cheerios contain important vitamins and minerals, including riboflavin, folic acid, phosphorus, magnesium, and vitamins A, C, D, B6 and B12. They also contain calcium, zinc, niacin, iron and thiamin. One serving of Honey Nut Cheerios contains 110 calories, 1.5 grams of fat and 0.75 grams of soluble fiber. When consumed as part of a healthy heart diet, Honey Nut Cheerios can reduce the risk of heart disease and help lower cholesterol, according to the company. They are also a good source of iron.
Honey Nut Cheerios can be used in a variety of recipes, such as Beary Good Snack Mix. This recipe is made by mixing 2 cups of Honey Nut Cheerios, 2 cups of teddy bear snack crackers, 1 cup of honey roasted peanuts and a 1/2 cup of raisins in a large bowl or re-sealable bag. If desired, other ingredients such as chocolate candies, dried cranberries, and yogurt raisins may be added. The snack mix should be stored in an airtight container.