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See my secret to making these fun Trix Krispie Treats bars (mess free)! Yummy non-traditonal marshmallow Krispie treats recipe with your favorite fruity cereal! For more fun treats like this one see my desserts page.

Fruity Trix Krispie Treats Bars Recipe

We first saw these yummy cereal bars at a candy shop while on vacation. These are a great alternative to the regular rice krispie treats and would make a good breakfast bar for picky eaters. 

Trix Krispie Treats

Just like rice krispies treats, these Trix krispie treats are so simple to make. So simple in fact that it makes this a kid-friendly recipe.

the secret mess-free krispie treats

Less Mess Krispy Treats

I’ll admit I do not make Krispie treats very often for the very reason that my kitchen turns into a glue factory. Yuck, everything including the pan is a sticky marshmallow disaster.

So What’s the Trick?

One way to keep the mess of making Krispie treats to a minimum is to wear gloves rubbed with butter while handling the cereal marshmallow mix.

Using the buttered glove method makes mixing these treats a little more bearable with less mess. I hope you enjoy one of families favorite treats!

easy Trix Krispie Treats bars
Trix Krispie Treats

Trix Krispie Treats

Yield: 12 people
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Mix up your regular Krispy Treats with Trix cereal bars!

Ingredients

  • 1 16 oz bag of mini marshmallows
  • 10.7 oz box of Trix cereal
  • 1/4 cup butter

Instructions

  1. Melt the butter and entire bag of marshmallows in a large saucepan over medium to low heat.
  2. Mix in your Trix and stir to coat cereal.
  3. Pour into a large greased pan (9 x 13) and press down with a greased gloved hand or spoon.
  4. Put in refrigerator for 20 minutes then cut into squares.

Notes

Cooking Tip** I use {powder-free} latex gloves greased with butter to touch and press down on the crispy treats. I find it to be the least messy way to make these, especially with kids.**

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Nutrition Information
Yield 12
Amount Per Serving Calories 250

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We hope you enjoy our Trix Krispy treat recipe! Its a nice change from regular rice crispy treats. Next try these Sugar Cookie Bars by my friend Amanda of Domestically Creative.

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14 Comments

  1. Natalie Zendejas says:

    Hello I noticed you didnt mention the ounces or grams of the marshmallow bag to get or how many cups of cereal do you use I’ll like to make these for my daughter’s party please help me out, thank you. I’ll be making enough for 120 people.

    1. Hi Natalie,
      The ounces for the marshmallows is a 16 oz bag. As for the cups, the cereal is bigger than the normal Rice Krispy version. My advice to you is to make the first batch and go by the size of the treat you want to make. You can make them tall/thick or thin. It has been a while since I made this recipe and I think I used the entire box. It is the smaller box of cereal. I hope this helps.

  2. We celebrated my son’s 30th birthday party two weeks ago and somebody brought Trix Marshmallow Treats. Everybody exclaimed how good they were and I thought so too. Bake Sale at church tomorrow and I am donating Trix Marshallow Treats to the sale. :)

    1. They are great Gloria. I am glad you found my recipe. Thanks for the kind words.
      Kim

  3. Trix! How have I never thought of this! Yum! Thanks for linking up at the Creative Spark Link Party! I hope you will stop by again today to link up!

  4. My kids would love this! Pinning this to the Creative K Kids Tasty Tuesday board. Thanks for linking up!

  5. What a cute spin on rice krispie treats. And the bright colors make this version so much more fun. Thank you for linking at the In and Out of the Kitchen Link Party. Hope to see you again next week.

  6. What a fun and colorful variation to the usual rice krispies treats! I hope you can stop on by and share this or any other recipe with us on Five Friday Finds!

  7. These look super yummy, Kim! A great twist on the rice krispy treat. I love your tip about wearing a glove to press down on the cereal!

  8. I love these! We don’t always have Trix where I live, but sometimes they come out as a special promotion, so I am pinning this for later. I wonder if it would work with any other cereal?

  9. These look SO good! (Stopping by from Do Tell Tuesday!)

  10. Nice spin on the traditional Rice Krispie Treat! Love it!! Pinning so my girls can make us some:)

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