Saturday, June 4, 2016

#CookingWithGerber- Baby Cereal Is For Grown Ups Too!! Check Out How! #GerberCereal #Sponsored ‪#‎soapboxinfluence‬

"This is a project of The Women Bloggers and Kendal King Group to share the goodness of Nestle Gerber Cereal."
For as long as I could remember, Nestle Gerber is a family favorite for babies in this household. I wanted to share with you that there are 4 new baby products that they are offering!
The new additions include: Oatmeal Cereal Single-Grain, Multigrain Cereal, Oatmeal & Banana Cereal and lastly, Lil’ Bits Oatmeal Banana StrawberryGerber only selects ingredients that ensure developmental appropriateness and they conduct rigorous research to ensure high-quality products! Some fun facts that you should know about these products!
  • Iron-fortified – important for healthy growth and development.
  • Vitablocks® blend of six B Vitamins, Vitamins E and C, iron, zinc, and calcium. 
  • Multigrain options allow babies to naturally progress from breastfeeding to solid food by moving from Gerber® multigrain cereals to cereals with fruit, Lil’ Bits and Hearty Bits. 
  • Organic, DHA & Probiotic, Grain & Fruit, Lil’ Bits, and Hearty Bits varieties available.
Did you know that there are different ways to cook with baby food? These products all make a great recipe substitute. I know what you are thinking right now. "HOW ODD?" "IS SHE NUTS"?  First of all, it is true. You have to keep reading to learn more! Head on over to your local Walmart and purchase these products and come back here and make my recipe below!!! You won't believe it until you try it yourself!
What you need:
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened 
  • 1/3 cup molasses 
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar 
  • 2 eggs 
  • 2 cups Nestle Gerber Lil'Bits Oatmeal Banana Strawberry Cereal  
  • 1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour 
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda 
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon 
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt 
  • 1 cup almonds
For glaze
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp butter, softened
  • 2 tbsp milk; you may need more depending on the consistency you want.
  • a few dashes of cinnamon
  1. Preheat oven to 375* and grab a large bowl. In large bowl, stir together sugar, butter, molasses and eggs. Stir in remaining ingredients. When blended, fold in almonds.
  2. Roll into 2 inch balls and place 2 inches apart on a parchment paper covered cookie sheet.
  3. Bake 10 minutes and let cool 5 minutes on wire cooling rack.
  4. When cookies cool, drizzle glaze on them and let it harden and ENJOY! Be prepared to be mind blown!
These cookies are SO GOOD! They are amazing dipped in milk too!
The strawberries in the cereal give it such a unique taste as well.
Nestle Gerber baby cereal is not just for babies!! EVERYONE can enjoy it! 
For example, check out another idea we had!
 With 1/4 cup of baby oatmeal, 1/4 cup of water & only 2 teaspoons of honey- you have an easy face mask!
My 9 year old loved being pampered. It looks so silly, but it works! I used honey because it removes bacteria that accumulates on your skin and helps with acne! The baby cereal makes your face soft! How do you do it? Mix cereal and water until gooey, add honey and put on your face. Let sit 10-15 minutes and wash with warm water. 
Get creative! Remember to visit your local Walmart and get to buying today! The possibilities are endless! Check out the Gerber website to learn more! You can also check out a variety of other recipes that are made with baby cereal too! Visit Gerber on their social channels to stay up to date with the latest!
Win it: One reader is going to win a $50 prepaid giftcard to shop for baby cereal to come up with their own recipe! This is not mandatory- but just an idea! Enter below, as this is a fast turnaround! Giveaway is open to 18+ in the USA. The Small Things is not responsible for prize shipment. Goodluck! Giveaway ends 6/10. 


  1. I would try Gerber in oatmeal cookies or fruit crisp topping.

  2. I would try to make banana bread.

  3. I would make oatmeal cookies and the cookies you made. They look so good.

  4. I would do some waffles or pancakes with it!

  5. I will make blueberry muffins with Gerber cereal.

  6. I would use the baby food in mini muffins

  7. I would use Gerber Oatmeal and Banana Cereal in my Banana Nut Bread recipe.

  8. I would make banana nut muffins.

  9. I would use the Gerber oatmeal as a topping to my peach crisp!

  10. I would make banana muffins

  11. I would bake a zucchini bread.

  12. I would make banana muffins or oatmeal raisin cookies.

  13. I would make pancakes with Nestle Gerber cereal.

  14. I would like to make banana bread.

  15. I would love to try muffins and cookies.

  16. I would use it some type of muffins.

  17. I think I would make some zucchini bread.

  18. I would love to bake banana bread as well as make pancakes with the cereal!

  19. Oh I would love to try some muffins! My family loves muffins in the morning!

  20. banana muffins or banana bread i think

  21. I would love to use it in my blueberry muffin recipe!

    Thanks for the chance to win!
    wildorchid985 at gmail dot com

  22. I would make banana bread.

  23. I would add the Gerber baby cereal to my smoothies for an extra nutritional boost.
    thank you

  24. I would make waffles!

    Thanks for the chance to win

  25. I would try it in my banana nut bread.

  26. I would try some sort of cookie recipe

  27. I use it to make teething biscuits for my baby.

  28. I would bake banana muffins with Gerber cereal.

  29. I would make breakfast muffins and smoothies!

  30. I love the idea of making muffins! Thanks for the giveaway!

  31. I would use the Gerber oatmeal as a topping to my apple crisp!

  32. I would love to try this gerber oatmeal in my oatmeal chocolate chip cookie recipe!

  33. I would make cookies.


  34. I would make blueberry muffins or banana nut muffins.


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