Peanut Butter Marshmallow Squares

Peanut butter marshmallow squares is a colorful slice, quickly made up, a wonderful little treat to satisfy that sweet tooth. It will keep well covered and refrigerated for several weeks.

These butterscotch marshmallow squares, as they are sometimes also called, look especially nice on a platter with other cookies or squares.

So even though they are not baked, I will include this marshmallow squares recipe here.


  • 1 pkg. colored mini marshmallows
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 12 oz. butterscotch chips
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans


  • In a medium sized pan over medium heat, melt butter, chips, and peanut butter, stirring.
  • Remove from heat, add nuts.
  • Cool mixture.
  • Add marshmallows and stir until well coated.
  • Pour evenly into a greased 9x12 baking dish.
  • Refrigerate until solid, then cut into squares.

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