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 is adorable and tasty.

Lucky Charms Marshmallow Bar Treats for St. Patrick's Day

If you feel like being wild, you can tint the melted marshmallows with a tiny bit of green food coloring!

Lucky Charms Marshmallow Bar Treats for St. Patrick's Day

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.

Lucky Charms Marshmallow Bar Treats for St. Patrick's Day

To make them extra cute, reserve about 1/2 cup of the Lucky Charms marshmallows to decorate the top with. Enjoy!

Lucky Charms Marshmallow Bar Treats for St. Patrick's Day

Lucky Charms Marshmallow Bar Treats for St. Patrick’s Day

Ingredients:

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

Directions:

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 8 x 8 or 9 x 9 pan. Sprinkle with reserved Lucky Charms marshmallows.

4. Once set, cut into 9-12 squares and serve.

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Lucky Charms Marshmallow Bar Treats for St. Patrick's Day