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Poppin’ Cereal Bars

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


1-1/2 dozen

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.


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


  1. 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.
  2. Spread into a greased 11x7-in. dish. Sprinkle with remaining M&M's; press lightly. Cut into bars.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 164 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 111mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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