In the golden age of breakfast cereal, manufacturers weren't wasting their time promoting health benefits or movie-marketing tie-ins.

Back then, it was all about combining sugar, grain, fructose syrup, and corn, and topping it all with a little powdered sugar. Basically, breakfast cereal was the most delicious mini-meth lab you could find in a cardboard box.

Add a few psychedelic monsters on the front with some purple marshmallows inside, and you had the recipe for a sweet breakfast addiction. Our memories are still fond ... At least the memories that weren't lost in the glucose haze.

Here are some of our favorites. Let us know if we missed any.