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Crispy Cherry-Almond Bars with Marshmallows

Crispy Cherry-Almond Bars with Marshmallows

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  • Yield: 24 bars
  • Prep 20 mins
  • Cool 1 hr

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  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 10 - ounce package regular marshmallows
  • 1/2 cup dried tart cherries, snipped, or raisins
  • 1/2 cup toasted slivered almonds
  • 3 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 3 cups chocolate-flavored crisp rice cereal


  1. In a large saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Add the marshmallows; stir and heat until melted. Stir in cherries and almonds. Fold in the cereals.
  2. Turn mixture into a buttered 13x9x2-inch pan. Press evenly into pan using lightly buttered hands. Cool. Cut into bars. Makes 24 bars.


  • From Our Kitchen: If you like, line your baking pan with foil, extending the foil over edges of pan. Butter foil; set pan aside. Simply use the edges of the foil to lift the uncut bars out of the pan.

Nutrition Facts

(Crispy Cherry-Almond Bars with Marshmallows)

chol. (mg) 4, sat. fat (g) 1, Trans fatty acid (g) 0, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 0, carb. (g) 19, vit. A (IU) 243, pro. (g) 1, cal. (kcal) 98, Thiamin (mg) 0, vit. C (mg) 3, Monounsaturated fat (g) 1, sugar (g) 10, fiber (g) 1, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 1, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Folate (µg) 44, sodium (mg) 75, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 1, calcium (mg) 10, Potassium (mg) 36, iron (mg) 2, Fat, total (g) 3

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