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No-Bake Monster Cereal Bars

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  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 18
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These easy no-bake monster cereal bar treats are perfect to serve all the ghosts and goblins at your next Halloween party.
Updated Sep 20, 2016
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  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 4 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 7 cups Frankenberry™ cereal
  • 1 package (12 oz) orange candy melts
  • Candy eyeballs, sprinkles, extra miniature marshmallows, for decorating


  • 1
    Line 9-inch square pan with nonstick foil, or spray with cooking spray; spray back of large spoon with cooking spray. In large microwavable bowl, microwave butter uncovered on High about 45 seconds or until melted. Add 4 cups marshmallows; microwave 1 1/2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, until marshmallows are melted.
  • 2
    Add cereal to marshmallow mixture; stir to combine, and add to square pan. With sprayed back of spoon, press mixture evenly in pan. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. Remove bars from pan. Cut into 6 rows by 3 rows.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, line work surface with waxed paper. In small microwavable bowl, microwave candy melts as directed on package to melt. Dip each bar and decorate as desired, using photo as a guide. Place decorated bars on waxed paper about 30 minutes or until set.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Almond bark is a great alternative to candy melts in this recipe.
  • tip 2
    Store bars in covered container.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories from Fat
Trans Fat
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
Carbohydrate Choice
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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