Lucky Charms Rice Krispies Treats

Here’s a fun treat for you to make for St. Patty’s Day tomorrow: Lucky Charms Rice Krispies Treats.  Chewy and sweet, it’s not magic that makes these treats delicious. 🙂

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083078Lucky Charms Rice Krispies Treats           Printer-Friendly Recipe

From: Mallow and Co.

Ingredients

4 Tbsp butter
6 cups marshmallows 
1 tsp vanilla extract
3 cups Rice Krispies
3 cups Lucky Charms

Directions

Combine the Lucky Charms and Rice Krispies in a large bowl and set aside.  In a medium saucepan, melt the butter over low heat and then add the marshmallows.  Stir until the mallows are almost completely melted.  Now stir in the vanilla.  Pour the melted marshmallows over the cereal and gently stir to combine.  In a greased 9×9 pan, pour in the gooey cereal mixture.  Allow to cool for a few minutes and then press down evenly in the pan.  Let sit for about 30 minutes, cut, and enjoy!

Mix both cereals together.

Mix both cereals together.

Melt butter in a saucepan and add the marshmallows.

Melt butter in a saucepan and add the marshmallows.

Keeping the heat on low, stir and melt the marshmallows.

Keeping the heat on low, stir and melt the marshmallows.  I did 4 cups of regular marshmallows and 2 cups of colored mallows thinking that the color would add something fun to the treats…unfortunately, once melted, the colored marshmallows lose their color.

Stir in the vanilla.

Stir in the vanilla.

Pour the melted marshmallows into the bowl of cereal.  Stir to combine.

Pour the melted marshmallows into the bowl of cereal. Stir to combine.

Dump the treats into a greased 9x9 (ish) pan.

Dump the treats into a greased 9×9 (ish) pan.

Wait just a wee bit.

Spread evenly and wait just a wee bit.

Now cut them up and enjoy!

Now cut them up and enjoy!

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Have a Happy St. Patrick’s Day!!

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