June's Layered Rhubarb Bars


Delicious layers of rhubarb, Cool Whip® with marshmallows and vanilla pudding, on top of a graham cracker crust.

Junes Layered Rhubarb Bars
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
3 hrs
Total Time:
3 hrs 30 mins
24 bars


  • 2 cups crushed graham crackers, divided

  • ¾ cup unsalted butter, melted

  • 4 cups chopped rhubarb

  • 1 ½ cups white sugar

  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch

  • 2 tablespoons water

  • 3 drops red food coloring, or as desired (Optional)

  • 1 (8 ounce) tub frozen whipped topping (such as Cool Whip®), thawed

  • 1 ½ cups miniature marshmallows

  • 1 (3.4 ounce) package instant vanilla pudding mix

  • 1 ¾ cups milk


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  2. Sprinkle 3/4 of the crushed graham crackers in the bottom of a 9x13-inch pan; reserve the other 1/4 for topping. Add melted butter over top and press into the pan.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until set and browned, about 7 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool.

  4. Mix rhubarb, sugar, cornstarch, and water together in a pot. Cook over medium heat until thick, 5 to 7 minutes. Add red food coloring. Put mixture on top of cooled crust.

  5. Mix frozen whipped topping and marshmallows together in a bowl; spread on top of rhubarb layer.

  6. Mix vanilla pudding with milk in a bowl. Put on top of marshmallow layer. Sprinkle with reserved 1/4 graham crackers. Cool in the refrigerator for about 3 hours.

Cook's Note:

Mix the vanilla pudding according to individual package directions (for pie filling).

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

197 Calories
8g Fat
29g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 197
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 11%
Saturated Fat 6g 28%
Cholesterol 17mg 6%
Sodium 112mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 22g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 2mg 9%
Calcium 42mg 3%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 97mg 2%

* 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.

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