William E. Holtz - Barrington IL
Margo P. Pidgeon - Bollingbrook IL
Donn G. Vitek - Crystal Lake IL
The Quaker Oats Company - Chicago IL
The present invention relates to ready-to-eat cereal flakes having edible particulate matter embedded therein and attached thereto, as well as a process for preparing said cereal flakes. More specifically, the present invention comprises a ready-to-eat cereal flake comprising cooked cereal grain and edible particulate matter embedded therein in a substantially uniform manner; a ready-to-eat cereal flake having edible particulate matter embedded therein and additionally having edible particulate matter attached to the surface of said flake; and processes for preparing such ready-to-eat cereal flakes.