Myra Wynne Recipe

The Pink Slice

By Myra Wynne MJWin

A family "staple" at every gathering. My mother's famous (or infamous?) marshmallow peanut butter squares. None of us ever knew the true recipe name, hence the generic "pink slice". Forty-five years of family get-togethers and still going strong!

Recipe Rating:
 10 Ratings
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Cook Time:
Cooking Method:
Stove Top

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
Sweet... both in appearance and taste! Double the icing for even more special sweetness.


1/2 c
butter or margarine
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1 pkg
butterscotch chips
1 c
finely grated coconut
1 c
peanut butter
1 pkg
multi-colored marshmallows
2 c
powdered sugar
1 tsp
butter or margarine
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red food coloring drops
milk, enough to make good consistency of icing
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Directions Step-By-Step

Melt and cool the 1/2 cup of butter and package of butterscotch chips.
Add coconut, peanut butter and marshmallows. Mix well.
Press into greased 9x9 pan.
Mix powdered sugar and remaining butter. Add milk by teaspoons until desired consistency. Add red coloring to make a nice shade of pink. Spread over squares and chill. Freezes well.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Collection: 2012 Member's Choice
Other Tag: Quick & Easy