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the pink slice

(11 ratings)
Blue Ribbon Recipe by
Myra Wynne
Kingston, TN

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!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Sweet... both in appearance and taste! Double the icing for even more special sweetness.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(11 ratings)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For the pink slice

  • 1/2 c
    butter or margarine
  • 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
  • 3
    red food coloring drops
  • milk, enough to make good consistency of icing

How To Make the pink slice

  • 1
    Melt and cool the 1/2 cup of butter and package of butterscotch chips.
  • 2
    Add coconut, peanut butter and marshmallows. Mix well.
  • 3
    Press into greased 9x9 pan.
  • 4
    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.