St Patrick’s Day Recipe: Lucky Charms Treats

Lucky Charm Treats

St. Patrick’s Day is creeping up on the calendar. If you are looking for a sweet, colorful treat, this recipe for Lucky Charms Treats that I found at The Sweets Life is adorable and tasty. I felt like being wild so I tinted my melted marshmallows with a tiny bit of green food coloring, but that is optional.

One tip that I have done for years when making rice krispies treats is to use a 9×9 or 8×8 pan, instead of the traditional 9×13. I like big ol’ chunky rice krispies treats so the smaller pans work perfectly to achieve that.

To make them extra cute, reserve about 1/2 cup of the Luck Charms marshmallows to decorate the top with. Many thanks to The Sweets Life for this recipe. Enjoy!



Lucky Charms Treats

Yield: 12 servings

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes


3 Tbsp. butter
4 cups mini marshmallows
5 cups Lucky Charms cereal

for garnish: reserve about 1/2 cup of Lucky Charms marshmallows
optional: green food coloring


1. In a medium saucepan over low heat, melt butter and mini marshmallows, stirring constantly.

2. Once melted, pour in cereal and mix until well-coated. (If using food coloring, add it to the melted marshmallows and stir well before adding the cereal)

3. Press cereal mixture into a greased 9 x 9 pan. Sprinkle with reserved Lucky Charms marshmallows.

4. Once set, cut into 12 squares and serve.

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5 Responses to “St Patrick’s Day Recipe: Lucky Charms Treats”

  1. #
    Amy @AmyBarseghian — March 9, 2013 at 7:48 am

    Yum! I love Lucky Charms…I will have to try these out!


  2. #
    emma — March 10, 2013 at 8:54 am

    Woow. It looks delicious. I don’t know the recipe even though my husband is of Irish descent. :-o But it doesn’t matter, I’ll now have a perfect opportunity to prepare it either at home or during a cooking class we signed up for a month ago. To put it more precisely, my husband gave me a special gift on this year’s Valentine’s Day – he booked a cooking class organized by Zac’s cooking school in our native Vancouver called – cooking classes for couples so we’re now collecting interesting recipes to come up with during that course and this one will definitely be part of our list. :)


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    Ellen Christian — March 13, 2013 at 12:16 pm

    My son would love these!



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