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Marshmallow Melties

Delicious dessert ready in 30 minutes! Enjoy these bars made using marshmallows and Cheerios® cereal – perfect to treat a crowd.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 3
  • servings 24
 

Ingredients

3
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
bag (10.5 oz) miniature marshmallows (5 1/2 cups)
5
cups Cheerios® cereal

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Spray bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large microwavable bowl, microwave butter and marshmallows uncovered on High about 2 minutes, stirring after each minute, until mixture is smooth. With pot holders, remove bowl from microwave.
  • 3 Immediately stir in cereal until evenly coated. Press mixture evenly into pan using buttered back of spoon. Cool at least 10 minutes.
  • 4 With table knife, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows. Store in a loosely covered container.
  • 1 Spray bottom and sides of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large microwavable bowl, microwave butter and marshmallows uncovered on High about 2 minutes, stirring after each minute, until mixture is smooth. With pot holders, remove bowl from microwave.
  • 3 Immediately stir in cereal until evenly coated. Press mixture evenly into pan using buttered back of spoon. Cool at least 10 minutes.
  • 4 With table knife, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows. Store in a loosely covered container.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Substitute Banana Nut Cheerios® for the regular Cheerios.

Serve bars with a glass of chocolate- or strawberry-flavored milk for a terrific after-school snack.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
80
(
Calories from Fat
15),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
2%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
60mg
60%;
Total Carbohydrate
14g
14%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.