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Gumdrop Cereal Bars

 Gumdrop Cereal Bars
"I was planning to make traditional marshmallow treats but didn't have enough Rice Krispies on hand, so I used Corn Pops instead," recalls Laura Tryssenaar of Listowel, Ontario. "I added gumdrops for color, and the result was spectacular."
16 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 5 cups Corn Pops cereal
  • 1 cup gumdrops
  • 4 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract


  • Place cereal and gumdrops in a large bowl; set aside. In a
  • microwave-safe bowl, place marshmallows and butter. Microwave,
  • uncovered for 45 seconds to 1-1/2 minutes or until melted; stir
  • until smooth. Stir in vanilla.
  • Pour over cereal mixture; toss to coat. Spread into a greased 9-in.
  • square pan. Cool on a wire rack. Cut with a buttered knife. Yield:
  • 16 bars.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 146 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 77 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.