Sweet & Salty Marshmallow Cereal Bars Recipe

Sep 1 2022
Stop what you're doing immediately and get the six simple ingredients needed to make this sweet & salty marshmallow cereal bars recipe. They’re like Rice Krispies Treats but SO MUCH BETTER. The Corn Chex is the surprising star of the show…

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1/16 of recipe: 164 calories, 4.5g total fat (1.5g sat. fat), 139mg sodium, 30g carbs, 2g fiber, 12g sugars, 1.5g protein

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Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 5 minutes
Cool: 25 minutes


1/4 cup light butter

6 cups (one 10-oz. bag) mini marshmallows

1 tsp. vanilla extract

7 cups Corn Chex cereal

1 1/2 oz. (about 1/3 cup) chopped peanuts

1/2 cup no-sugar-added white chocolate chips (like the kind by Lily’s)

Optional topping: flaked sea salt


Spray a 9" X 13" baking pan with nonstick spray.

Place butter in a large nonstick pot, and set heat to medium low. Once melted, add marshmallows and vanilla extract. Cook and stir until marshmallows have melted, about 3 minutes.

Remove pot from heat. Add cereal, peanuts, and chocolate chips. Stir until well mixed and coated.

Transfer mixture to the baking pan. Press it into the pan, using a spatula sprayed with nonstick spray (or your lightly sprayed hands).

Let cool until set, about 25 minutes.


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