No-Bake Marshmallow-Pretzel Bars

You can prepare a whole pan of these sweet and salty no-bake bars in just 15 minutes. Feel free to swap out the red and green peanut butter candies for whatever colors are available or suits the occasion.

three Marshmallow-Pretzel Bars on green background
Photo: Carson Downing
Prep Time:
15 mins
Stand Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 15 mins
36 bars


  • ¼ cup peanut butter

  • ¼ cup butter

  • 1 10 ounce pkg. large or tiny marshmallows

  • 1 7 ounce jar marshmallow creme

  • 2 teaspoon vanilla

  • 6 cup pretzel twists, broken

  • 1 ½ cup round toasted oat cereal

  • 1 cup chopped peanuts

  • 1 cup red and green candy-coated peanut butter-flavored pieces


  1. Line a 13x9-inch baking pan with foil, extending foil over edges. Generously butter foil. In a large pot heat and stir peanut butter and butter over medium-low until melted and smooth. Add marshmallows; heat until melted, stirring occasionally. Stir in marshmallow creme until combined. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. Stir in remaining ingredients to coat.

  2. Transfer pretzel mixture to prepared pan, pressing firmly into pan. Let stand 2 to 3 hours or until set. Cut into bars. Store in an airtight container at room temperature up to 3 days or freeze up to 3 months.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

144 Calories
6g Fat
22g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 36
Calories 144
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 126mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Total Sugars 12g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 0.3mg 2%
Calcium 16mg 1%
Iron 0.9mg 5%
Potassium 78mg 2%
Folate, total 20.8mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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