Baby Block Cereal Bars

Baby Block Cereal Bars

Girl or boy? Make these baby blocks for the next baby shower, or make and give them as a gift.

Prep Time

40

Minutes

Total Time

2:10

Hrs:Mins

Makes

9

bars

1/4
cup butter or margarine
1
bag (10 1/2 oz) miniature marshmallows (5 1/2 cups)
3
cups Cheerios® cereal
3
cups Kix® cereal
1
cup salted peanuts
Betty Crocker® Easy Flow decorating icing (any colors)
  1. Spray bottom and sides of 9-inch square pan with cooking spray. In large microwavable bowl, microwave butter uncovered on High about 45 seconds or until melted.
  2. Add marshmallows; toss until coated. Microwave uncovered on High about 1 minute 30 seconds, stirring after 45 seconds, until mixture can be stirred smooth.
  3. Immediately add cereals and peanuts; stir until evenly coated. Press firmly into pan. Cool about 1 hour or until firm. Cut into 9 blocks, 3 rows by 3 rows. Decorate as desired, using decorating icing. Store loosely covered.
Makes 9 bars
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
For fun, use colored miniature marshmallows.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 410
    • (Calories from Fat 160),
  • Total Fat 18g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 330mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 57g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 30g),
  • Protein 6g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 4;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.