Mix the dry ingredients, flour, salt, and baking soda and put them aside.
Mix the butter and sugars but don't make them fluffy. Add one egg at a time and mix them well. Then mix in the vanilla extract.
Pour in the dry ingredients and mix them until they are combined. Stir in the Kashi Go Lean cereal and chocolate chips.
Roll the cookie dough into balls the size of a tablespoon and place them on a baking sheet. Sprinkle the balls with sea salt, cover them with plastic wrap and refrigerate for one hour.
Bake the cookies for 13 - 15 minutes at 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Once done, let them continue cooking on the pan but out of the oven for 7 - 10 minutes then move them to a cooling rack.