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Franken Berry Monster Marshmallow Bars

by on September 22, 2014 · 1 comment

It’s Monster Cereal season, so for today’s treat here’s a recipe made with Franken Berry™. These no-bake marshmallow bars are absolutely perfect for upcoming Halloween parties and fall festivities. And of course if strawberry is not your thing, you can use Count Chocula™ for chocolate flavored bars, or Boo Berry™ for mixed berry flavored treats. The trick is finding the cereal.

Frankenberry Marshmallow Treats

I spotted the monsters at Target last week, but since my name appears on a big list of monster cereal fans with blogs, a box of it appeared on my doorstep courtesy of General Mills. This sure beats 20 years ago when I had to drive all over Illinois to find a box of Boo Berry, though I will say these new monsters appear quite different.

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Published on September 22, 2014

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