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Peppermint Cereal Squares

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


1 dozen

Our 15 grandchildren expect me to make several batches of these minty treats each Christmas. The quick-and-easy preparation is appreciated during a hectic time of year. —Carole Coe, South Sutton, New Hampshire
Peppermint Cereal Squares Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 3 teaspoons butter
  • 40 large marshmallows
  • 6 cups crisp rice cereal
  • 1/4 cup crushed peppermint candies


  1. In a heavy saucepan over low heat, cook and stir butter and marshmallows until melted and mixture is smooth. Remove from the heat. Stir in cereal and candy; mix well. Transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. pan; press mixture into pan. Cool; cut into bars. If desired, top with additional crushed peppermint candies.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 160 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 168mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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