These super easy Lucky Charms Marshmallow Treats are just what you need for all of your cereal and marshmallow fans in the family! Plus they're absolutely marshmallow 'Magically Delicious' fun for St. Patrick's Day too!!
⅝cupbutter(1 stick + 2 tablespoons, 10 tablespoons total - plus an extra ½ tablespoon for 9x13 dish)
14ozmini marshmallows(approximately 7 cups mini marshmallows - or 56 regular marshmallows)
1pinchsalt(up to ½ teaspoon if using unsalted butter)
1tspvanilla extract(I prefer clear for these treats)
6cupsLucky Charms cereal
To Microwave: Combine marshmallows, butter, and salt in a large microwave-safe bowl.On the Stovetop: Place the butter in a large saucepan or pot.
To Microwave: Heat the marshmallow mixture for 1 minute, stir, and continue heating in 30-second increments. stir between each heating until the marshmallows are melted.On the Stovetop: Heat the pan over medium heat to melt the butter, then add salt and marshmallows. Stir until the marshmallows have melted.
Add the vanilla and a handful of extra marshmallows (optional).
Add the Lucky Charms cereal and fold into the marshmallow mixture.
Transfer the mixed cereal treats into a buttered 9x13 baking pan or dish. Press down gently with fingers or a spatula (that has been buttered or wet down) to reach all corners. Do not pack down firmly. Set aside and allow to cool and set up completely before serving.