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Learn how to make Fruity Pebbles cereal bars! This Fruity Pebbles Rice Krispie treats stovetop recipe is easy to make and only requires 3 ingredients. If you love Fruity Pebbles, you’ll really love Fruity Pebbles breakfast bars when you want to treat yourself. Fruity Pebbles crispy treats are also perfect for parties and potlucks. Kids and adults alike all gobble up this recipe for Fruity Pebble bars fast!

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Today we’re going to talk about how to make rice crispy treats with Fruity Pebbles. These no bake cereal treat bars follow a trend I’ve been seeing to use Post Fruity Pebbles cereal in desserts. It’s a fun way to add a rainbow of color and fruit flavor to sweet treats.

It’s true that regular rice crispy treats are probably “healthier,” but these Fruity Pebble marshmallow treats win out on taste, IMVHO. My family agrees on this, and I bet yours will too!

🍪 Fruity Pebbles Cereal Bars Recipe

Here are the step-by-step instructions for Fruity Pebbles treats:

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  1. Melt butter (5 tablespoons) in a large pot on the stovetop over medium low heat. (You can also use a microwave safe bowl to microwave the butter in 30 second intervals until melted.)
  1. After the butter has melted, add in 10 ounces of mini marshmallows and stir constantly over medium heat until they’re completely melted.
  1. Take the large saucepan off the heat and quickly pour in 5 cups Fruity Pebbles cereal, stirring to coat with marshmallow mixture.
  1. Dump the Fruity Pebbles rice crispy treat recipe mixture into an 8×8 inch pan that’s been misted with cooking spray. Gently press mixture into an even layer in the pan using clean oil-sprayed hands.
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  1. Let the marshmallow treats with Fruity Pebbles chill in the fridge to firm up before cutting into squares. (It will take about 2 hours.) You can enjoy them chilled or at room temperature.

I know you’re going to love this fun twist on classic rice krispies treats. It’s such an easy dessert recipe with minimal prep time.

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️Cocoa Pebbles Rice Crispy Treats (Variations)

Now that you know how to make Fruity Pebbles rice crispy treats, you can try flavor variations. You can substitute the fruity Pebbles in this recipe for just about any of your favorite cereals using a 1:1 substitution. Here are some ideas for swaps:

This recipe is a great way to use up cereal that no one is eating. Have a snack, and prevent food waste!

Fruity Pebble Rice Crispy Treats with Big Marshmallows

Yes, you can make this Fruity Pebbles rice crispy treats recipe with big marshmallows. They just take longer to melt down than small marshmallows, and you need to be extra diligent to stir them to prevent sticking. Use a 10-ounce bag of regular marshmallows for this recipe.

Another idea is to snip the big marshmallows into smaller pieces before putting in the pan. That will help them melt faster.

Fruity Pebbles Cereal Bars Ingredients

Here’s your shopping list for rice crispy treats made with Fruity Pebbles:

  • 5 tablespoons butter (salted or unsalted is fine)
  • 10 oz mini marshmallows (283 grams)
  • 5 cups Fruity Pebbles cereal
  • Cooking oil spray
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You also need a medium pot, a spoon, and an 8-inch by 8-inch pan (20x20cm).

Fruity Pebbles Cereal Bars Walmart Ingredients

You can buy premade Post Fruity Pebbles treats at stores like Walmart and Amazon. The advantage of making your own is you control the ingredients and you can decide how big to cut them. (I also think homemade tastes better, but that’s just my opinion.)

Here are the ingredients in Fruity Pebbles bars:

  • Toasted rice cereal (rice, sugar, salt, red 40, niacinamide, reduced iron, zinc oxide, turmeric oleoresin for color, yellow 6, yellow 5, blue 1, vitamin B6, thiamin mononitrate, riboflavin, vitamin A palmitate, blue 2, folic acid, vitamin D, vitamin B12)
  • Marshmallow (corn syrup, sugar, gelatin, natural and artificial flavor)
  • Fructose
  • Sugar
  • Hydrogenated vegetable oil (coconut and palm kernel oils)
  • Hydrogenated palm kernel and palm oils
  • Dextrose
  • Glycerin
  • Soy lecithin
  • Whole milk solids
  • Reduced mineral whey powder
  • Nonfat dry milk solids
  • Natural and artificial flavor
  • Salt

️🌡️ Fruity Pebbles Marshmallow Treats Storage

Wrap leftover Fruity Pebbles squares individually in plastic wrap and keep in the fridge for up to 4 days. For longer storage, you can freeze them.

To freeze Fruity Pebbles rice crispy treats, cut into squares and wrap individually in plastic wrap. Put the wrapped squares in gallon-sized freezer bags with the air pressed out or an airtight container. Store in the freezer.

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📋 Fruity Pebbles Treats Calories

One Fruity Pebbles treat has 244 calories, 43.9 grams net carbohydrates, and 1.7 grams protein. This is for a recipe yield of 9 bars. Fruity pebbles are naturally gluten free (check the label for the most current nutrition information).

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FAQs

Are Fruity Pebbles vegan?

Is Fruity Pebbles vegan? No, Fruity Pebbles are not vegan. They contain vitamin D3, as well as natural flavors that may be animal-derived. In addition, the sugar may have been processed with a bone char filter. (Here’s a vegan rice crispy treats recipe if you’re interested.)

Are they discontinuing Fruity Pebbles?

When did they stop making Fruity Pebbles? They did not stop making Fruit Pebbles; I just bought a box at Walmart recently. You can see the currently available flavors of pebbles cereal on the Post Pebbles Cereal website. Cinnamon Fruity Pebbles was limited edition, and is discontinued.

Did they discontinue Fruity Pebbles with marshmallows?

Are marshmallow Fruity Pebbles discontinued? No, marshmallow Fruity Pebbles and marshmallow Cocoa Pebbles are still available, though they can be hard to find in some stores.

What is the generic Fruity Pebbles called?

Generic Fruity Pebbles go by different names, depending on the brand. For example, Malt-O-Meal offers Fruity Dyno Bites, while Shop Rite’s version is called Scrunchy Crispy Colors.

Are Fruity Pebbles and Fruit Loops the same?

No, Froot Loops and Fruity Pebbles are not the same thing. Froot Loops is a Kellogg’s cereal that has large ring shapes. Fruity Pebbles is a Post Cereal that’s in small rice crispy-like pieces.

Are there different types of Fruity Pebbles?

What kind of Fruity Pebbles are there? Post currently sells Fruity Pebbles, marshmallow Fruity Pebbles, Fruity Pebbles Crunch’d (star shapes), Ok Go! Fruity Pebbles cereal, Fruity Pebbles treats, and Fruity Pebbles crisps.

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👨‍🍳 Recipes with Fruity Pebbles

Here are some other delicious Fruity Pebbles recipes to try:

Another idea for Fruity Pebbles fans is to flavor recipes with this Fruity Pebbles protein powder. Or how about a Fruity Pebbles candle for the Fruity Pebbles fan in your life? (Just don’t eat it!)

Watch How to Make It!

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Fruity Pebbles Cereal Bars Recipe (Fruity Pebble Crispy Treats)

Summer Yule
Learn how to make Fruity Pebbles cereal bars!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 5
Calories 244 kcal

Ingredients

  • 5 tablespoons butter
  • 10 ounces mini marshmallows (283 grams)
  • 5 cups Fruity Pebbles
  • cooking oil spray of choice
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Instructions

  • Melt butter in a large pot on the stovetop over medium low heat.
  • After the butter has melted, add in mini marshmallows and stir constantly over medium heat until they’re completely melted. 
  • Take the pot off the heat and quickly pour in the Fruity Pebbles cereal, stirring to coat with marshmallow mixture. 
  • Dump the Fruity Pebbles rice crispy treat recipe mixture into an 8×8 inch pan that’s been misted with cooking spray. Gently press mixture into an even layer in the pan using clean oil-sprayed hands. 
  • Let the marshmallow treats with Fruity Pebbles chill in the fridge to firm up before cutting into squares. (It will take about 2 hours.) Enjoy!

Notes

💭 Expert Tips from Dietitian Summer Yule

This is a level 3 recipe (weight maintenance and active lifestyles). Are Fruity Pebbles healthy? Fruity Pebbles are loaded with sugar and food coloring, and are probably best thought of as a treat than a nutritious meal.
That said, sugar cereals can help those who have trouble eating get enough vitamins, minerals, and calories. They also tend to be inexpensive, and can help increase nutrient intake in those with food insecurity. For example, Fruity Pebbles are fortified with an assortment of B vitamins, iron, and vitamin D.
This simple recipe moves this sugary cereal from breakfast meal to the dessert plate. It has pretty colors which would be fun at kids’ parties, and it’s sweet and delicious. We were surprised by how good these were- the recipe really works!
If you want healthier cereal options that are lower in sugar, check out the WIC-approved cereal list (US). Those cereals are better options for breakfast, while cereals like Fruity Pebbles are better as a fun occasional treat.
Nutrition information is for one serving.

 

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All recipes on this website may or may not be appropriate for you, depending on your medical needs and personal preferences. Consult with a registered dietitian or your physician if you need help determining the dietary pattern that may be best for you.

 

The nutrition information is an estimate provided as a courtesy. It will differ depending on the specific brands and ingredients that you use. Calorie information on food labels may be inaccurate, so please don’t sweat the numbers too much.

 

“To taste” means to your preferences, which may have to be visual to follow food safety rules. Please don’t eat undercooked food x

Nutrition

Calories: 244kcalCarbohydrates: 43.9gProtein: 1.7gFat: 6.9gSaturated Fat: 3.9gSodium: 122.2mgVitamin A: 32.2% DVVitamin C: 5.6% DVIron: 3.3% DV
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