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Rainbow Cereal Treats

by Andrea Updyke

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Make these delicious and adorable rainbow cereal treats for a fun St. Patrick’s Day snack. Kids will love this colorful twist on the classic marshmallow crispy treat!

If you love St. Patrick’s Day as much as we do, you will love these rainbow cereal treats! 

Mix up a few ingredients and you’ll be on your way to that pot of gold at the end of the rainbow! I love that something as simple as swapping out cereal can make such a festive difference. 

If you prefer the classic flavor, check out my leprechaun hat marshmallow treats

Whip up a batch of these rainbow bars for an after-school snack on St. Patrick’s Day or just because you feel like it. I won’t judge.

You could even throw one in their lunchbox with one of my St. Patrick’s Day jokes and make it a real thing
Rainbow Cereal Treat Bars

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Rainbow Cereal Treat Bar Ingredients

All you need is colorful cereal, mini marshmallows, butter, cereal marshmallows (yes you can buy those!) and some sprinkles. 

Rainbow Cereal Snack Ingredients

Your kids will feel like the luckiest leprechauns on the block. Enjoy!

finished rainbow cereal treats

Rainbow Cereal Treats Recipe

Rainbow Cereal Treats

Rainbow Cereal Treats

Yield: 6 Bars
Prep Time: 40 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes

Make these delicious and adorable rainbow cereal treats for a fun St. Patrick's Day snack. A twist on the classic marshmallow crispy treat is both colorful and tasty!

Ingredients

  • 6- Cups Fruity Pebbles (or similar) cereal
  • 1 Package Mini Marshmallows
  • ¼ Cup Butter 
  • 1/3  Cup Cereal Marshmallows
  • Gold Sprinkles/Cake Sequins
  • Green Sprinkles

Instructions

  1. Grease a 9x9 inch pan or line with parchment paper. (a 13x9 can also be used but will yield a thinner treat) 
  2. In a large pan over medium/low heat melt butter.  melt marshmallows and butter
  3. Add in mini marshmallows and heat until completely melted.  stir melted marshmallow
  4. Pour melted marshmallows over cereal & mix until well coated. 
  5. Press cereal mixture into prepared pan. 
  6. Sprinkle cereal marshmallows, green, and gold sprinkles over the top and press lightly.  press rainbow cereal mix into pan
  7. Allow to cool completely before cutting & serving. 
  8. Cut into 6 equal pieces & serve.  Rainbow Cereal Snack bars

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 132Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 29mgSodium: 100mgCarbohydrates: 10gFiber: 0gSugar: 7gProtein: 1g
These numbers are estimates. Please confirm with your own ingredients.

Want even more St. Patrick’s Day snack ideas? We have you covered. 

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