Cherry-Chip Chewy Crispy Bars

Cherry-Chip Chewy Crispy Bars Recipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Blakeslee Wright Giles
Cherry-Chip Chewy Crispy Bars become grown-up fare with the addition of dried cherries to this variation of a favorite childhood treat.


Serves 20

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Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 125
Fat 2.1 g
Satfat 1.3 g
Sodium 67 mg


2 tablespoons butter
10 ounce marshmallows
1 cup finely chopped dried cherries
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
6 cups rice cereal
Cooking spray
1/3 cup semisweet chocolate minichips


Melt butter and marshmallows over medium-low heat. Stir cherries and vanilla into melted marshmallow mixture. Add cereal, and toss well to combine. Press cereal mixture into a 13 x 9-inch pan coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle mixture evenly with minichips.


Robin Bashinsky,

October 2013
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