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 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 10 min
  • Servings 9

Ingredients

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.

Expert Tips

For fun, use colored miniature marshmallows.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
410
(
Calories from Fat
160),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
18%
(Saturated Fat
4 1/2g,
4 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
330mg
330%;
Total Carbohydrate
57g
57%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
30g
30%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
30%;
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.