Jam Snack Bars

Jam Snack Bars

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 20 min
  • Total: 25 min
  • Serving: 32 bars

Sweet and crunchy snack bars with strawberry jam.


  • 3 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon crunchy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 4 1/2 cups rice cereal
  • 2/3 cup strawberry jam
  • 1/2 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 2 teaspoons shortening


  1. Melt the marshmallows, 1 cup of peanut butter and butter over low heat, stirring until smooth. Quickly add in the cereal and stir until coated. Press into an 11x7-inch pan.
  2. Spread the jam over the hot mixture.
  3. Mix together the chocolate chips, remaining peanut butter and shortening in a small saucepan. Heat on low, stirring constantly, until melted. Spread over the bars.
  4. Refrigerate until firm and then cut into bars.

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