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No-Bake Birthday Cake Bars

no-bake birthday cake bars Dessert
No-Bake Birthday Cake Bars
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 50 min
  • Servings 24

Looking for a birthday treat to whip up in a snap? These no-bake cereal bars, complete with frosting and sprinkles, are just as sweet as baking up a birthday cake. And even if you're not celebrating a birthday, they're a special anytime treat. MORE+ LESS-

November 1, 2017

Ingredients

8
cups Rice Chex™ cereal
1
container (1.75 oz) Betty Crocker™ rainbow mix sprinkles (about 1/3 cup)
2
tablespoons butter, cut into pieces
1
bag (10 oz) miniature marshmallows
3/4
cup Betty Crocker™ Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting (from 16-oz container)
1/2
cup white vanilla baking chips

Steps

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  • 1
    Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. Spray large bowl with cooking spray. Add cereal and 1/4 cup of the decors to bowl.
  • 2
    Spray medium microwavable bowl with cooking spray. Add butter and marshmallows. Microwave uncovered on High 1 minute 30 seconds to 2 minutes or until smooth, stirring every 30 seconds. Stir in 1/2 cup of the frosting and the white vanilla baking chips. Continue to microwave uncovered on High 30 to 60 seconds; stir until well blended.
  • 3
    Pour hot marshmallow mixture over cereal mixture; stir until cereal is well coated. Press firmly in pan.
  • 4
    In small microwavable bowl, microwave remaining 1/4 cup frosting uncovered on High 5 to 10 seconds, stirring until melted and smooth. Drizzle over top of bar with fork. Sprinkle remaining sprinkles over top.
  • 5
    Cool at least 1 1/2 hours until firm. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows. Store in airtight container at room temperature.

Expert Tips

  • Make sure to really compress the cereal bars; that will make them easier to cut.
  • Customize this cereal bar for any holiday by using other colors of decors.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
150
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
6%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
115mg
5%
Potassium
35mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
27g
9%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
14g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
0 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; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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