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No-Bake Cranberry Marshmallow Bars

A fun little take on the classic rice crispy treat; these no-bake Christmas bars replace standard crisp rice cereal with toasted oat cereal, providing a whole new texture and flavor.

The addition of dried cranberries not only gives it a boost of flavor, but also a fun and festive look, too.

  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 bag (10 ounces) mini marshmallows
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 6 cups toasted oat cereal
  • 1 cup dried cranberries

Spray a 9x13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.

In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add marshmallows and salt; cook, stirring occasionally, until marshmallows have melted, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat, and stir in cereal and dried cranberries.

Immediately transfer mixture to prepared baking dish. Using a spatula (or your fingers) coated with cooking spray, press in quickly and firmly. Let cool, cut into squares.

Prep Time

5 minutes

Total Time

25 minutes


24 bars

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