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Hot Cocoa Marshmallow Treats

The cocoa and cinnamon in these bars plus the sticky sweet marshmallow plopped on top make these treats taste like hot cocoa in a bite.
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Hot Cocoa Marshmallow Treats

Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cereal, chocolate chip, dessert bars, marshmallow
Servings: 16 bars


  • 5 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 10 oz bag marshmallows
  • 3/4 cup chocolate chips
  • 5 cup crispy rice cereal
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp salt


  • Spray an 8×8" pan with oil or line with parchment.
  • Melt butter, cocoa powder and marshmallows, stirring continuously.
  • Stir in chocolate chips, cinnamon, vanilla and salt.
  • Add cereal. If desired top with marshmallows
  • Pour into 8×8" pan and let cool.
  • Pull the parchment paper up to bring out the bars. Slice into squares and enjoy!! (I know this little one will!)

Have you tried these? I’d love to know what you think! Peace & love, Jenni.

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