Fruity Cereal Bars

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


20 servings

Updated: Jun. 30, 2023
With dried apples and cranberries, these crispy cereal bars are perfect for snacks or brown-bag lunches. —Giovanna Kranenberg, Cambridge, Minnesota
Fruity Cereal Bars Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 package (10 ounces) large marshmallows
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup chopped dried apples
  • 6 cups Rice Krispies


  1. In a large saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Add marshmallows; cook and stir until blended. Remove from heat; stir in remaining ingredients.
  2. Press into a 13x9-in. pan coated with cooking spray; cool completely. Cut into squares.

Nutrition Facts

1 bar: 111 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 73mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.