Gumdrop Cereal Bars
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 5 cups Corn Pops cereal
- 1 cup gumdrops
- 4 cups miniature marshmallows
- 1/4 cup butter, cubed
- 1 teaspoon 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.
Editor's NoteThis recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Nutrition Facts1 piece: 146 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 77mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.
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Dec 31, 2016
Gumdrops or holiday M&M look festive in these classic bars! I ususally use a dish slightly larger than the square size, preferring a thinner bar. TIP- once completely cooled bars can be gently turned out into cutting board and cut with a large sharp knife resulting in perfect squares and placing in airtight container. As a volunteer feild editor with Taste of Home magazine I enjoy recipes that give variations to classic recipes.
Oct 25, 2013
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Apr 8, 2011
I can't believe I'm the first person to rate this wonderful recipe! I've made these delicious bars countless times since they appeared in a 2003 issue of Quick Cooking. If you like gumdrops and you like rice krispy bars, you'll LOVE these!!