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Cereal and pretzel bars on a black board

Brown Butter Pretzel and Cereal Bar Treats

These 5-ingredient no-bake Brown Butter Pretzel and Cereal Bar Treats are chewy, salty, and sweet. This kid and adult-friendly dessert has easy ingredients and is ready in just 10 minutes.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: small batch, snack, treats
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Makes: 4 treats


  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 ½ cups mini marshmallows
  • 1 ½ cups honey nut cheerios
  • ½ cup chopped pretzels
  • teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Line a 8.5 by 4.5 inch loaf pan with parchment paper.
  • Brown butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the butter is browned and has a nutty aroma, about 5 minutes.
  • Immediately add marshmallows and vanilla. Reduce heat to low and stir to melt completely, about 2 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and add in cereal and pretzels. Stir to coat.
  • Press the mixture into the loaf pan and allow to cool compltely before serving.
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Calories: 202kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 188mg | Potassium: 64mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 522IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 3mg