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!

★★★★★ 11 votes
15 Min
15 Min
Stove Top

Blue Ribbon Recipe

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
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
red food coloring drops
milk, enough to make good consistency of icing

How to Make The Pink Slice


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