The Pink Slice

Myra Wynne


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!

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15 Min
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Stove Top


  • 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.

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About The Pink Slice

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

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