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Lucky Charms Cookie Recipe

Lucky Charms Cookies are a marshmallow studded Sugar Cookie with a Cereal Milk Frosting topped with a handful of Lucky Charms Cereal.
Course Dessert
Cuisine amercian
Keyword Lucky Charm Cookies
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Cool Time 20 minutes
Servings 24 servings (1/2 cookie per serving)
Calories 413kcal
Author Karli Bitner


  • 1 1/2 cups salted butter softened
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 3 tsp vanilla
  • 4 1/2 cups flour
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 2 cups lucky charms marshmallows

Cereal Milk Frosting

  • 2 cups lucky charms cereal
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3 cups powdered sugar


  • 1 1/2 cups lucky charms cereal


  • In a bowl, combine the heavy cream and lucky charm cereal to start the frosting. Set aside.
  • Preheat your oven to 350°.In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream together the butter and sugar for 1 minute.
  • Scrape the sides of the bowl and add in the eggs, vanilla extract and canola oil. Mix until well combined.
  • Add in the flour and baking powder. Mix until a soft dough forms.
  • Mix in the lucky charm marshmallows.
  • Scoop the cookie dough out in a heaping 1/3 cup portions. Roll into a ball and flatten just slightly. The cookies will spread and flatten as they bake.
  • Repeat with the remaining dough.Arrange on a parchment paper or silicone baking mat covered pan. Place 6 cookies on each tray.
  • Bake at 350° for 14-16 minutes.
  • When the cookies are done, The cookies will spread and the center of the cookie should look puffed up and no longer wet before taking them out of the oven.
  • Allow the cookies to cool completely on the pan before continuing.
  • Once the cookies are cool, make the frosting by first, adding the milk to the heavy cream and cereal, thinning out the heavy cream.
  • Strain the soggy cereal out of the heavy cream to make the 'cereal milk'. Set aside.
  • Next, combine the butter, powdered sugar and the cereal milk. Whip until the frosting is light and fluffy.
  • Divide the frosting among the cookies and spread smooth.Top with approx 1/8 cup of cereal.
  • Refrigerate for 15-20 minutes before serving.


Calories: 413kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 75mg | Sodium: 183mg | Potassium: 110mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 798IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 64mg | Iron: 2mg