- Prep Time
- 16 ServingsServings
- 20 large marshmallows
- 1 tablespoon butter, plus butter for pan
- 2 cups California walnuts, halves and piece
- 2 cups puffed rice cereal
- 3/4 cup dried cranberries
- 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
- Walnut halves for decoration
1 Lightly butter bottom and sides of an 8-inch square pan. Set aside.
2 Place marshmallows and butter in mixing bowl. Heat on High power 1-2 minutes until marshmallows are puffy and softened.
3 Stir cereal, walnuts and cranberries into marshmallows.
4 Mix well. Pour into prepared pan. Rub a little butter onto fingers and press mixture evenly into pan.
5 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
6 Stir until chips are smooth and melted. Spread on top of Walnut Berry Bars.
7 Press walnut halves on chocolate, placing in even 4x4 rows. Cool. Cut into 16 squares so there is one walnut half on each square.
Source: California Walnut Board