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Poppin' Cereal Bars

 Poppin' Cereal Bars
A melted marshmallow coating holds together all sorts of goodies in these yummy bars from Edna Hoffman of Hebron, Indiana. The addition of colorful M&M's makes them especially appealing to kids of all ages.
18 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups popped popcorn
  • 2 cups Life cereal
  • 1 cup miniature pretzels
  • 1 cup M&M's, divided
  • 1 package (10-1/2 ounces) miniature marshmallows
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the popcorn, cereal, pretzels and 1/2 cup
  • M&M's. In a microwave, melt marshmallows and butter; stir until
  • smooth. Fold into cereal mixture.
  • Spread into a greased 11-in. x 7-in. dish. Sprinkle with remaining
  • M&M's; press lightly. Cut into bars. Yield: 1-1/2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 164 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 111 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.