Peanut Butter Cereal Treats Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Peanut Butter Cereal Treats

Total Time
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
Kids will love these colorful, crunchy bars. They’re a fun twist on the traditional marshmallow crispy treats…and because they’re so easy, older kids could whip up a batch on their own! —Christie Porter, Shipshewana, Indiana

Updated: Nov. 14, 2023

Peanut Butter Cereal Treats

Prep Time 30 min
Yield 2 dozen


  • 30 large marshmallows
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon peanut butter
  • 6 cups Peanut Butter Cap'n Crunch
  • 1-1/2 cups milk chocolate M&M's


  1. In a large saucepan, combine the marshmallows, butter and peanut butter. Cook and stir over medium-low heat until melted. Remove from the heat. Stir in the cereal and M&M's.
  2. Pat into a 13x9-in. pan coated with cooking spray. Cool. Cut into bars.

Nutrition Facts

1 treat: 147 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 97mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.