So Pink Cereal Bars


Perfect for Valentine's Day or a girls' party, these tasty sweets are sensational and very quick. Cranberry gelatin makes them sooooo pink! You can also press the warm mixture into heart-shaped molds if you're fast enough.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
1 9x12-inch pan


  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 1 (10 ounce) package large marshmallows

  • ½ (3 ounce) package cranberry flavored Jell-O® mix

  • 3 cups crispy rice cereal squares (such as Rice Chex ®)

  • 3 cups toasted oat cereal rings (such as Cheerios®)

  • cup mini candy-coated chocolate pieces (such as mini M&M's®)

  • ½ cup sweetened dried cranberries


  1. Butter a 9x12-inch baking dish.

  2. Melt 2 tablespoons of butter in a large nonstick pot over low heat.

  3. Mix in the marshmallows and cranberry gelatin mix until the marshmallows have melted and the mixture is smooth.

  4. Stir in the rice squares, oat cereal rings, mini candy-coated chocolate pieces, and dried cranberries until thoroughly combined.

  5. Working quickly, press the mixture into the prepared baking dish and allow to cool.

  6. Cut into 2-inch squares.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

98 Calories
2g Fat
19g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 98
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Cholesterol 3mg 1%
Sodium 52mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 1mg 5%
Calcium 22mg 2%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 39mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.