a cereal made up of crispy whole-wheat flakes. The popular cereal flake in the orange box was born when a Minneapolis health clinician preparing a wheat bran mixture accidentally spilled some on a hot stove, creating tasty wheat flakes.
Wheaties has been known as the Breakfast of Champions since the 1930s, and the cereal became synonymous with all parts of the sports world. This was General Mills first ready-to-eat cereal.
Recipe for Wheaties Champion Cookies --
1/2 c Honey
1/2 c Sugar
1 c Peanut butter
3 1/2 c Wheaties
Stir sugar and honey in saucepan over low heat stirring constantly until the sugar dissolves. Add peanut butter and stir until well blended. Remove from heat and add Wheaties. Let cool, then roll into balls. Place on buttered wax paper.