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Fruit Loop Bars Are Colorful and Easy

Learn how to make easy, colorful Fruit Loop bars with just four ingredients! Perfect for a fun, nostalgic snack or dessert everyone will love.

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If you ever find yourself staring at a box of Fruit Loops, wondering what else you could do with them besides the usual breakfast-in-a-bowl-of-milk, I’ve got just the thing for you.

Today, we’re taking a slight detour from the cereal bowl and venturing into the world of easy-and-quick dessert making with Fruit Loop bars. I’m about to turn your favorite childhood cereal into a snack that’s as fun to eat as it is to make.

Now, don’t worry, I’m not about to suggest anything that requires you to be a whiz in the kitchen. In fact, if you can melt butter without setting off your smoke alarm, you’re more than qualified to tackle this recipe.

We’re talking about a no-bake, four-ingredient wonder here: Fruit Loops, butter, mini marshmallows, and a splash of vanilla extract. That’s it. This is simplicity at its finest, folks.

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The beauty of these Fruit Loop cereal bars lies in their ability to transport you back to the simpler times of Saturday morning cartoons, but with a twist that’s all grown up (sort of).

They’re chewy, they’re crunchy, and they’ve got that fruity flavor that Fruit Loops are famous for, all wrapped up in a snack bar format that’s perfect for grabbing on the go or enjoying with a cup of coffee (or milk, we’re not judging).

Making these dessert bars is a breeze, and it’s a great way to get kids involved in the kitchen, too. The process is straightforward – melt, mix, press, and cool – and the end result is a colorful treat that’s bound to be a hit with the entire family.

fruit loop cereal bars

Plus, they’re customizable. Want to add in some white chocolate chips or a drizzle of icing on top? Go for it. The world is your cereal-flavored oyster.

So, if you’re ready to give your favorite breakfast cereal a new lease on life, stick around. I’ve got the recipe and all the tips you need to whip up your very own batch of Fruit Loop bars.

Let’s get those nostalgic taste buds ready for a trip down memory lane, shall we? Scroll down to find the recipe and let’s get started. Trust me, it’s as easy as it sounds.

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Here’s what you’re going to need:


  • 6 cups Fruit Loops
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 (10 ounce) bag and 2 cups mini marshmallows
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • 8 inch by 8 inch baking dish
  • Extra butter or cooking spray to grease the dish
  • Bowl
  • Spoon
  • Large pot

Tips and Thoughts for This Recipe

You might get tempted to add more marshmallow, but stick with what I suggest here. Too much marshmallow causes these to get sticky and fall apart.

My “secret trick” to press the bars into the pan is to cover my hand with a sandwich bag that is coated with cooking spray. I use my hand to press the bars firmly.

froot loop bar on a plate

Store covered at room temperature in an air tight container for up to one week.

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Get the printable recipe for this delicious treat below:

Yield: 9 bars

Fruit Loop Bars

fruit loop bars

Whip up a batch of Fruit Loop bars! A simple, 4-ingredient recipe for a delightfully crunchy and colorful treat. Perfect for snack time.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Set Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes


  • 6 cups Fruit Loops cereal
  • 4 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 bag (10 ounces) and 2 cups mini marshmallows
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Butter (or coat with non-stick spray) a 9x13 baking dish with 2-inch sides.greased-square-glass-dish
  2. Mix together two cups of the marshmallows with the cereal.Mixing Fruit loops and marshmallows
  3. In a large pot, melt butter and the bag of marshmallows over medium-low heat until just melted.Melting butter and marshmallows in a saucepan
  4. Turn the heat off and stir in the 2 cups marshmallows and cereal mixture. The residual heat from the melted butter should be enough to melt them, but if it is not, turn it back on low until the marshmallows are smooth.
  5. Pour the mixture into a pan and spread out, pressing into the dish.Cereal bars pressed into the pan
  6. Allow to cool for 20 - 30 minutes in the fridge before cutting.Bars sliced and ready to eat after being refrigerated

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:

1 bar

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 165Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 14mgSodium: 156mgCarbohydrates: 28gFiber: 2gSugar: 15gProtein: 2g

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Now that you’ve tried this fun dessert, I’d love for you check out these other dessert bars and treats I also think you’ll enjoy:

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