Fruity Pebbles Cereal Bars Recipe

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This Fruity Pebbles cereal bars recipe is easy to make and delicious to indulge in. They are the perfect sweet treat for your kids after school, or to take along on an outing with family.

Simple ingredients, gooey marshmallow, and a fruity twist of flavor make this spin on our favorite classic rice krispies worth the wait. It's perfect for kids of all ages.

To make this recipe, you will need the following ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup of unsalted butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups of corn syrup (light)
  • or marshmallows
  • 3 cups Fruity Pebbles cereal

How To Make Cereal Bars

The fun thing about this recipe is that you can use nearly any type of cereal you want. It all works the same. Use Cocoa Puffs, Cocoa Krispies, Cheerios, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, or something else.

Set out a 13x9 pan lined with wax paper, and spray the wax paper with cooking spray to keep the cereal bars from sticking. If you want a thinner bar, you could use a cookie sheet. You could also use a cookie cutter to cut out shapes from the bars.

Melt butter in a saucepan over low heat. Stir in salt, corn syrup, and marshmallows until melted. Remove from heat.

Add cereal to bowl of marshmallow mixture, stirring until cereal is evenly coated.

Press the fruity pebbles mixture into prepared pan with wax paper using another piece of wax paper to help firmly press the mixture into the pan & remove air pockets.

Allow cereal bars to cool for 30 minutes before cutting. Enjoy!

How to Make Fruity Pebble Rice Krispy Treats

To Make Fruity Pebbles Treats, you will follow the instructions above. However, here are the specific instructions for using Fruity Pebbles.

  1. Line a 9 x 13-inch pan with parchment paper and set it aside.
  2. Combine the butter, marshmallows, and salt in a large pot and bring to a boil over medium heat - stirring constantly (I find that using a silicone spatula works well for this). When it's completely melted, remove it from heat.
  3. Add the Fruity Pebbles cereal and mix well. Press into prepared pan with another sheet of parchment paper (sprayed with non-stick spray) on top, then use a rolling pin to smooth out evenly. Set aside to cool for about 30 minutes before cutting into bars.

Note: Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 weeks. However, for the freshest taste, you'll want to eat them up within 2-3 days. My family eats these treats so fast, they've never lasted longer than that anyway.

The Fruity Pebbles cereal bars recipe is easy to make, and the wonderful taste of this treat will keep your family coming back for more! Enjoy!

Cereal Bars Aren't Just For Rice Krispies

Cereal bars can be made with just about any cereal you like, really! Just use the same directions above.

For example, you could try using Fruity Cheerios for a fruity version of these cereal bars. Or if your kids don't eat sugar-coated cereals, substitute Honey Nut Cheerios for the Fruity Pebbles cereal, and it will turn out just as tasty.

The recipe can be adapted to any type of cereal you like, just use your imagination and have fun with it!

Cereal Bars: A Treat For All Ages

If you're wondering what kind of cereal bar recipe is best for kids, this one is perfect! Fruity Pebbles cereal bars are very tasty, and the recipe can be adapted to almost any type of cereal you choose.

This recipe makes a wonderful treat for any age and was inspired by our Berries and Cream Cereal Bars. Kids love it because it tastes great, and parents love it because making these cereal bars is a great way to get kids involved in the kitchen.

This Fruity Pebbles cereal bars recipe is easy to make and delicious to indulge in. They are the perfect sweet treat for your kids after school, or to take along on an outing with family.

Other Variations

If you don't have a bar pan, it's perfectly fine to make this recipe in a round casserole dish or square baking pan. Just line the pan with parchment paper and press the cereal mixture into the dish as evenly as possible.

In just 15 minutes, you'll have a delicious treat that your kids will love & ask for more!

If you want to make a crispy cereal bar recipe, then try our recipe for Crispy Cocoa Krispies Treats.

Don't forget that if you're looking for a fruity cereal bars recipe, there are lots of options. For example, use Reese's Puffs instead of Fruity Pebbles and you'll have delicious fruity cereal bars in no time! You can use any of your favorite cereals. This is a no-bake dessert that combines our favorite crispy treats with our top cereal treats. It is a win and a fun treat for everyone.

Other Dessert Ideas:

fruity pebble cereal bars stacked with marshmallows

Breakfast Bars Ideas - Fruity Pebble Treats

If you have a kid who misses out on the occasional breakfast because they are in school, it's time to treat them. Breakfast bars are easy to make and delicious for anyone to eat.

Many kids like cereal bars or granola bars for their morning meal or snack, so making these treats is a great way to get your kids off to school happy and ready to learn. For other great breakfast bar ideas, try our recipe for Cocoa Krispies Breakfast Bars!

So what are you waiting for? It's so easy to make cereal bars that you can have a batch whipped up in just one afternoon! Make sure that your kids have plenty of nutritious cereal bars on hand at home or in the lunchbox, and they are sure to be more willing to eat breakfast in the morning.

At breakfast time you will want these cereal bars on hand for a quick meal that tastes great!

So, if you happen to have an extra box of Fruity Pebbles left over from your latest grocery shopping sale, you'll want to try this treat recipe.

Serving Ideas

How creative can you be with cereal bars? The recipe is easy to make, so why not serve this finished product in a creative way too?

Ready for a party? Add a bunch of cereal bars to a large bowl, melt some chocolate in a fondue pot, and let your guests go crazy. We suggest leaving the cereal bars whole for your guests. Then set out bowls of toppings like peanuts, chocolate chips, or sprinkles that your kids can use to decorate their own finished cereal bar creations.

Dip cereal bars in chocolate or white chocolate and then add toppings to the chocolate coating!

How To Store Cereal Bars

These cereal bars can be stored in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks. If you want them to last even longer, try storing them in the freezer and they will keep fresh for months!

Then just cut off a few smaller cereal bar squares every time you want one of these tasty treats – it's so easy!

If you're looking for a new and fun breakfast idea, cereal bars are the perfect solution. They are easy to make and your kids will love them!

If you have any questions about this recipe or how to make healthy cereal bars at home, please feel free to contact us. We hope that you enjoy making these yummy breakfast treats as much as we enjoy eating them!

Can You Freeze Cereal Bars?

Yes, you can freeze cereal bars! In fact, our recipe for Fruity Pebbles cereal bars is so simple to make that we recommend always having a bowl or two in the freezer.

This allows you to always have healthy breakfast treats or a school snack on hand and ready to eat after school or as a nutritious snack.

We suggest lining your cereal bars in a freezer bag or parchment paper before putting them into the freezer just to make sure that they are protected. A great way to keep the individual bars separated is to wrap each cereal bar in parchment paper or plastic wrap and then combine several bars into one freezer bag.

This way, no matter how it happens, you can be sure that your cereal bars will not stick together while they are being stored.

Freezing these cereal bars won't take up too much room in the freezer either! If you have an upright freezer, you can combine several cereal bars together in a small container, and stack them on top of each other. Just make sure that your freezer is big enough to fit a few of these containers.

Yield: 12 servings

Fruity Pebbles Cereal Bars Recipe

fruity pebbles recipe

Fruity Pebble cereal bars are very similar to Rice Krispy treats. This recipe is easy to switch up by using different types of cereals, topping with candy coating or frosting, or mixing in add-in ingredients.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 package (10 oz., about 40) JET-PUFFED Marshmallows
  • 6 cups Fruity Pebbles

Instructions

Stovetop Directions

  1. In large saucepan melt butter over low heat. Add marshmallows and stir until completely melted. Remove from heat.
  2. Add Fruity Pebbles cereal and stir until well coated.
  3. Using a buttered spatula or wax paper evenly press mixture into a 13 x 9 x 2-inch pan coated with cooking spray. Cool. Cut into 2-inch squares.

Microwave Directions

  1. In a microwave-safe bowl heat butter and marshmallows on HIGH for 3 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes. Stir until smooth.
  2. Follow steps 2 and 3 above.
  3. Microwave cooking times may vary

Notes

  • For best results, use fresh marshmallows.
  • 1 jar (7 oz.) marshmallow crème can be substituted for marshmallows.
  • Reduced calorie or tub margarine is not recommended.
  • Store for 2-3 days at room temperature in an airtight container.
  • To freeze, place in layers separated by wax or parchment paper in an airtight container. Freeze for up to 6 weeks. Thaw for 30 minutes before serving.
  • Nutrition Information

    Yield

    12

    Serving Size

    1

    Amount Per Serving Calories 100Total Fat 4gSaturated Fat 2gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 1gCholesterol 8mgSodium 119mgCarbohydrates 16gFiber 0gSugar 7gProtein 1g

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    • Jessica McCoy

      Jessica McCoy is a seasoned food blogger with 14+ years of experience in the industry. As a self-taught home cook, she enjoys creating and finetuning easy recipes that are fool proof and simple for anyone to make. Her expertise is in all things kitchen: cooking tips, air fryer recipes, Instant Pot and other pressure cooking recipes, and slow cooker recipes. Jessica was the previous owner of AllSheCooks, where she focused on easy every day recipes including budget friendly dinner recipes and desserts.

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