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Trix Bars Recipe

Looking for something unique for snack time? How about a colorful twist for an upcoming play-date or birthday celebration? Well checkout our newest cereal bar creation: the Trix Bar!

Trix Bars

Trix Bars


  • 3 tbsp Butter
  • 8 cups Trix Cereal (10.7 oz box)
  • 10 oz Marshmallows

Trix Bars IngredientsDirections:

  1. In a medium to large saucepan, melt butter over low heat.
  2. Add the marshmallows and stir until completely melted.
  3. Remove from heat.
  4. Add Trix cereal and stir until cereal is well coated.
  5. Prepare 13×9 pan by spraying with cooking spray or coating with butter.
  6. Butter a your hands or use wax paper to press the mixture firmly into the pan.
  7. Allow to cool.
  8. Cut into bars.

Trix Bars Process

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Trix Bars Recipe
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
  • 3 tbsp Butter
  • 8 cups Trix Cereal (10.7 oz box)
  • 10 oz Marshmallows
  1. In a medium to large saucepan, melt butter over low heat.
  2. Add the marshmallows and stir until completely melted.
  3. Remove from heat.
  4. Add Trix cereal and stir until cereal is well coated.
  5. Prepare 13x9 pan by spraying with cooking spray or coating with butter.
  6. Butter a your hands or use wax paper to press the mixture firmly into the pan.
  7. Allow to cool.
  8. Cut into bars


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  1. These Trix bars look interesting, I would try them. They sort of remind me of rice crispy treats. Thank you for sharing this recipe.

  2. Dorothy Boucher says:

    definitely a treat for the little ones, i don’t think i would eat them because they would be way too many calories for me, hehehe thanks for share

  3. MMMM. I would love these. Thank you for sharing.

  4. patricia salyers says:

    This is yummy and clever!

  5. These are really easy to make, and much more colorful than rice krispie treats! Thanks for sharing the recipe, because I’ve never thought of this fun option :)

  6. Sarah Lehan says:

    This is a fun change from rice crispy bars. Much prettier.

  7. these look very good and easy to make going to have to make them thank you :)

  8. I love this idea! I can’t believe I hadn’t thought of it before. I’ll be making these soon and sharing the recipe with my sister.

  9. eileen flynn says:

    I loved the trix bar recipe its a fun change from the regular rice crispies one.

  10. We make the krispy rice treats for most holidays, I’ve never thought to use Trix cereal. With the fruity colors they look Easter-y or spring-y.
    p.s. how do you get them to look so perfect?

  11. Tandi Cortez-Rios says:

    These look yummy! I want to make some right now!

  12. Mai Tran says:

    That looks easy to make and also colorful for kids’ parties. Thanks for sharing the recipe!

  13. My grandkids will love this I love this

  14. Sherry Compton says:

    How fun, easy, and colorful! Kids are going to love it…husbands as well. :) I hadn’t thought of this but now I am thinking about other cereals that would be good, too. Thanks.

  15. Jenna Marlow says:

    We made something similar with Lucky Charms for St. Patricks Day!

  16. I’ts so delicious, my son very like it. Thanks for sharing this recipe :)

  17. Carissa Joslyn says:

    Every since I was little I have been a huge fan of cereal bars! I mean, who wouldn’t really! my favorite is Golden Grahams! Never tried Trix before!

  18. Barbara Mc / Whenihave Time says:

    These look so cool. I’m a big grown up kid and love Trix, so how could you go wrong?

  19. Andrew Sellen says:

    These look really good and simple to make. I will have to try them the next time my niece is over> I think she would like the colors! Thanks

  20. alicia k says:

    i love that these are like rice krispie treats but colorful!

  21. These treats are truly wonderful!

  22. We have experimented with many cereals for these types of bars, but never trix. This will have to be next on our list.

  23. I haven’t had this cereal in years. I didn’t know they still made it. I love it. I’m going to try this.Thanks.

  24. Jessica Medina says:

    This is really cute for birthday parties! great post!

  25. Wendy Arnott says:

    I’ve done this with the last remaining bits of cereals, whether its golden grahams, or a granola type cereal or Frosted flakes.. they are all good and all get eaten. This one may have too much color for my family.

  26. Looks delicious! Thanks for sharing!

  27. Stoic Kitty says:

    I would like to try this recipe with HoneyNut Cheerios cause I like the taste of nut and honey.

  28. OK, I am so going to the store today to get the ingredients. I want these so bad. I love Rice Krispies.

  29. Lauren Miller says:

    These look great! My daughter’s Pre-K class would love them! She’ll be “snack helper” again soon! Have you tried them? How are they?

  30. Wanda Tracey says:

    I love this cereal bar recipe for it’s colorfulness and it’s so simple to make.Thanks for sharing this recipe.My grandchildren will love them.(P.S.I think I will love them too).

  31. nancyfancypink says:

    I bet my daughter would love these! She likes Trix

  32. Melissa Alvarado says:

    Omg, my kids would love these! They sound delicious! Thanks for the idea :-)

  33. Nena Sinclair says:

    This is a great spring or Easter treat, they’re so bight and colorful!

  34. Sandra VanHoey says:

    These look better to be than the rice krispie treats. I have to share this with my daughter who makes them all the time for the kids. They would love these

  35. sherry blamer says:

    These sound pretty good. I bet you could substitute just about any cereal for the trix to make awesome cereal treats. its the same ingredients as rice crispie treats. I think chocolate chex mix would be awesome with this because it would sorta be like a smores.

  36. Raina DelRio says:

    These look like such a yummy treat! Cannot wait to make these! I bet they would be great too, with the Reese’s PB cereal!

  37. I love that these colorful looking bars are easy to make and will be a delicious treat for everyone.My family will love them.Thanks for posting them.

  38. Jo-Ann Brightman says:

    These Trix bars are so colorful . I think they would be great for Easter

  39. My kids would love this! We may just make some this weekend! Thanks for sharing.

  40. What a great idea – and it could be done with so many different cereals! I’m definitely going to try this with my boys.

  41. Christina Easter says:

    These look great! I think I will make these as Easter treats for the kids this year :) Thank you so much!

  42. Cindy Merrill says:

    This is an updated version of Rice crispies bars, a treat I enjoyed as a kid. I like using the chocolate crispies for this sometimes.

  43. These look fun!

  44. Cynthia R says:

    Great, a new fun way to eat their favorite cereal, thanks!


    Love this… I’m going to make them this weekend with my kids.. Thank you for the recipe

  46. Christina Strapp says:

    I love rice krispy treats and I never thought about using Trix. I will have to give it a try.

  47. I am making these today with Kroger brand Reese’s Cereal. I will let you know how they go.

  48. Brandy J. Reynolds says:

    these look delicious! cant wait to try!

  49. What a great idea my kids would love these!

  50. As I was looking at these Trix Bars I thought how nicely they could be wrapped and added into an Easter basket. The colors are all spring and we all could use some in our part of New England for sure.

  51. These look so fun and full of Spring colors. My son would really like to help me make these.

  52. I just made these and they are cooling with Reese’s Puffs wannabe Kroger brand (still good) and I will try them later today.

  53. These are so good. I made them a few days ago and everyone loved it.

  54. I made these with the Kroger Reese Cereal Wannabe and they are amazing. Thank you for sharing.

  55. Lauryn R says:

    This sounds incredibly easy to make and my kids would absolutely love it! I think I might try this with my daughter (she’s 4 and mommy’s little cooking helper!) this weekend! :)

  56. I will make these a lot, thank you again for sharing.

  57. Gale McCarron says:

    What a great spin off from the other treats. My Grandkids are going to love these, and it’ll be a blast making these with them. Thanks!

  58. Lisa Konieczke says:

    Now this looks like a fun recipe to make with the kiddos! Pinning. Yummy, wish I had one right now.

  59. This is a good snack idea. They’re better than rice krispy treats.

  60. Abbey R. says:

    Ha! Rice Krispie treats Trix style! Love this! Definitely going to try this for out playgroup!

  61. I love making these with different cereals. Thank you for posting.

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