Rating: 4 stars
9 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 1

Layers of vanilla, chocolate, and strawberry create the most adorable potluck dessert ever!

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Jason Donnelly

Recipe Summary

prep:
45 mins
stand:
1 hr
total:
1 hr 45 mins
Servings:
24
Yield:
24 bars
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Line a 13x9-inch baking pan with foil, extending foil over edges. Lightly butter foil.

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  • For vanilla layer, in a 4- to 6-quart Dutch oven melt 2 tablespoons of the butter over low heat. Add 3 cups of the tiny marshmallows; cook and stir until melted. Stir in 2 cups of the marshmallow creme and the vanilla. Remove from heat. Gently stir in 5 cups of the plain cereal. Transfer to prepared pan; use buttered waxed paper to press firmly.

  • For chocolate layer, in same Dutch oven melt 2 tablespoons of the butter over low heat. Add remaining tiny marshmallows; cook and stir until melted. Stir in 2 cups of the marshmallow creme and the chocolate pieces. Remove from heat. Gently stir in chocolate cereal. Spoon onto vanilla layer; press firmly.

  • For strawberry layer, in same Dutch oven melt remaining 2 tablespoons butter over low heat. Add strawberry marshmallows and jelly; cook and stir until melted. Stir in remaining marshmallow creme and food coloring. Remove from heat. Gently stir in remaining 5 cups plain cereal. Spoon onto chocolate layer; press firmly.

  • Weight cookies down so layers press together;* let stand at least 1 hour. Using foil liner, lift cookies out of pan. Using a buttered knife, cut into bars.

To Store:

Wrap bars individually in plastic wrap and place in an airtight container. Store at room temperature up to 1 week.

*

To weight the cookies down, cover the surface with a sheet of waxed paper and a sheet of foil. Place another 13x9-inch baking pan on top of cookies; add a few unopened cans of food to the top pan for weight.

Nutrition Facts

288 calories; fat 5g; cholesterol 8mg; saturated fat 3g; carbohydrates 60g; mono fat 1g; sugars 33g; protein 2g; vitamin a 342.1IU; thiamin 0.4mg; riboflavin 0.2mg; niacin equivalents 2.6mg; vitamin b6 0.3mg; folate 35.5mcg; vitamin b12 0.7mcg; sodium 228mg; potassium 30mg; calcium 5mg; iron 2.2mg.
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