Marshmallow crispy bites recipe

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Teach your child how to make these delicious marshmallow crispy bites with our step-by-step guide

marshmallow crispy bites
  • healthy
Preparation Time5 mins
Cooking Time10 mins plus 15mins cooling time
Total Time15 mins
Cost RangeCheap
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories85 Kcal4%
Sugar7.7 g9%
Fat1.7 g2%
Saturated Fat1 g5%
Salt0.12 g
Protein1.2 g2%
Carbohydrates15.9 g6%
Salt0.12 g

These no-bake marshmallow squares are a sticky, delicious treat.

Cooking with kids is a great bonding experience. Here, we show you how to make marshmallow crispy bites with your little ones, with each stage clearly labelled for Mum or Dad or for your child. If your kids love cereal for breakfast then this easy-to-make treat will be right up their street. With only three ingredients, these marshmallow squares make a great store cupboard staple for a party – just add a birthday candle into each square and sprinkle over some edible glitter for a sparkly touch. Crispy, chewy and utterly addictive, the batch won't stick around for long.


  • 45g butter
  • 300g marshmallows
  • 180g sugared crispy cereal




  1. Mum or Dad: Grease a tray pan with a little oil. Melt the butter in a large saucepan over a low heat. Add the marshmallows and cook gently until they are completely melted. Stir constantly before taking the pan off the heat. Pour into a large clean bowl.
  2. Child: Add the cereal to the bowl and mix using a plastic spoon.
  3. Mum or Dad and child together: Press the mixture into the tray. Flatten the top and allow to cool completely before the adult cuts them into squares.

Top tip for making marshmallow bites with your kids

Stir through chocolate chips or sprinkle them over for an extra treat.

Anneliese Giggins
Anneliese Giggins

Author, writer and Mum of three, Anneliese Giggins has been creating recipes for for the past 9 years. She has also created food-related content for household names such as Daily Mail, Daily Express and Her most successful to date was how to feed a family of 4 on £20 a week