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Cherry Brownie Dream Bars

These Cherry Brownie Dream Bars are sure to become your new favorite thing. From the fudgy brownie base to the crunchy topping - every bite of these bars is like a dream come true!
Prep Time3 hrs
Total Time3 hrs
Course: Dessert
Servings: 36 bars
Calories: 195kcal
Author: Trish - Mom On Timeout


  • 18 oz brownie mix plus ingredients needed to make brownies
  • 7 oz marshmallow creme
  • 10 oz maraschino cherries
  • 12 oz semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 3 cups crispy rice cereal
  • Reddi-wip + additional maraschino cherries for topping


  • Drain maraschino cherries and pat dry with a paper towel. Cut in half and set aside.
  • Prepare brownies according to package directions for 9x13 baking dish. Cool completely and refrigerate for at least one hour.
  • Spread marshmallow cream on top of chilled brownies and return to the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.
  • Top with halved cherries..
  • Melt peanut butter and chocolate chips together in a microwave safe-container. Heat on high heat in 30 second intervals, stirring in between.
  • Stir in crispy rice cereal until completely coated. Spread mixture carefully over the top of the cherries.
  • Return to refrigerator for another hour before cutting into bars.
  • Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator.


Calories: 195kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 76mg | Potassium: 104mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 8IU | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg