Walnut Berry Bars

  • Yield: 16 servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 5 mins


20large marshmallows
1tablespoon butter, plus butter for pan
2cups California walnuts, halves and pieces
2cups puffed rice cereal
3/4cup dried cranberries
1/2cup dark chocolate chips
-- Walnut halves for decoration



    Lightly butter bottom and sides of an 8-inch square pan. Set aside. 

    Place marshmallows and butter in mixing bowl. Heat on High power 1-2 minutes until marshmallows are puffy and softened.  Stir cereal, walnuts and cranberries into marshmallows. Mix well. Pour into prepared pan. Rub a little butter onto fingers and press mixture evenly into pan. 

  2. Make the chocolate frosting by placing chocolate chips in a microwave-safe bowl. Heat on High power 1-2 minutes until chips are softened, not melted. Stir until chips are smooth and melted. Spread on top of Walnut Berry Bars.

  3. Press walnut halves on chocolate, placing in even 4×4 rows. Cool. Cut into 16 squares so there is one walnut half on each square. 


Recipe courtesy of Rosemary Mark 

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 170
  • Glycemic Load 0
  • Fat 11g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 6g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 2g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 15mg
  • Potassium 80mg
  • Carbohydrate 19g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugars 12g
  • Protein 2g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 2%
  • Iron 6%