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Chocolate Marshmallow Puffed Wheat Squares

Chocolate Marshmallow Puffed Wheat Squares

This is one of Scott’s all-time favourite desserts! From vending machines to bake sales, he is always picking the puffed wheat square as his dessert or snack of choice!

We tried to make a version using corn syrup and brown sugar, which was very good, but we found the texture to be crunchier than the soft, gooey squares Scott is so fond of. After some experimentation, we decided to replace those two ingredients with marshmallows just like Rice Krispies Squares!

The outcome was just what we were looking for! Soft and chewy chocolate squares that you can make in a hurry.

The white chocolate topping adds that extra bit of deliciousness to the squares, but feel free to leave it out or substitute with another topping of your choice like melted milk or dark chocolate, peanut butter frosting, shredded coconut, or chopped nuts!

This recipe comes together fast so it’s better to have all the ingredients ready before starting.

Bowls of puffed wheat, marshmallows, cocoa powder, butter, and vanilla extract.

The ingredients to make yummy chocolate marshmallow puffed wheat squares! Total amounts in the “Ingredients” list below.

Chocolate Marshmallow Puffed Wheat Squares with white chocolate drizzle in a large glass baking dish.

Make it even more decedent by drizzling melted white chocolate on top! Total time to make these soft and chewy squares is 10 minutes.

Cut it into as many pieces as you like.Enjoy!

Three Chocolate Marshmallow Puffed Wheat Squares stacked on a white plate along with another puffed wheat square and cup of coffee beside the plate.
Close up view of Chocolate Marshmallow Puffed Wheat Squares with white chocolate drizzle on a white plate.

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Chocolate Marshmallow Puffed Wheat Squares

Chocolate Marshmallow Puffed Wheat Squares

Yield: 15-20
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Try these no-bake soft and chewy chocolate marshmallow puffed wheat squares with white chocolate drizzle. Make it in 10 minutes with only 7 ingredients!


For the puffed wheat squares:

  • 3 tbsp (1.5 oz) tbsp butter, unsalted, plus more for greasing pan
  • 4 cups marshmallows (generous cups)
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 6 cups puffed wheat

For the topping:

  • 1 cup white chocolate melting wafers
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil or canola oil


  1. Grease a 9x13 pan with butter and set aside.
  2. In a large (8-quart) pot at low heat, melt the butter. Add in the marshmallows, stirring frequently until the marshmallows are almost completely melted. Stir in the cocoa powder and vanilla extract, incorporating the ingredients well.
  3. Remove the pot from the heat and add in the puffed wheat. Stir to coat the puffed wheat with the rest of the ingredients before turning it out into a 9x13 pan. Using your fingers, gently press the mixture down to form an even layer in the pan (don't press down hard).
  4. In a small microwave-safe bowl, place the white chocolate and oil and microwave on high in 30 second intervals, stirring in between until the chocolate is completely melted and smooth. Drizzle the chocolate on top of the puffed wheat and let it set before cutting it into bars.


  • This recipe comes together quickly so make sure to measure out the ingredients prior to making the bars.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 20 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 130Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 6mgSodium: 22mgCarbohydrates: 18gFiber: 0gSugar: 11gProtein: 1g

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Tuesday 24th of September 2019

Unfortunately - it set up rock hard.

Marie | Yay! for Food

Wednesday 25th of September 2019

Sorry to hear that, Tina. There can be a few reasons why the puffed wheat squares set up hard. Did you melt the butter and marshmallows at a low heat? Higher temperatures may result in harder puffed wheat squares. Using older marshmallows that are dried out or packing the mixture down in the pan too firmly can result in a harder square too.

Kelsie | the itsy-bitsy kitchen

Thursday 27th of April 2017

I love anything that resembles a rice krispie treat. These sound so good I'm wishing I had all the ingredients on hand so I didn't have to go to the store for them, which will just delay the EATING! Yum! Have a great weekend, Marie!

Marie | Yay! For Food

Thursday 27th of April 2017

I love a good Rice Krispie treat too! Childhood fav of mine, but I love chocolate puffed wheat squares more these days! Have a great weekend too, Kelsie!

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