St Patrick’s Day Treat

Celebrating St. Patty’s day this year? St. Patrick’s day is an old Irish Holiday that has made its way around the world and is perfect for silly and tasty treats. Try this fun themed recipe with your kids, as a party favor or just for a fun snack!

Lucky Charms Cereal Bar Treats

6 Tablespoons Coconut oil
16-ounce bag of Mini Marshmallows
12 cups whole grain Lucky Charms Cereal
3 Tablespoons Chia or Flax seed (optional)
1/3 cup Coconut Shreds (optional)
1-cup nut butter (optional)
½ cup cocoa nibs (optional)
Green Food Coloring (optional)

Melt coconut oil in a large pot on medium heat.
Mix in mini marshmallows until completely melted – (add optional green food coloring or nut butter).
Remove from burner and turn heat off.
Quickly add the cereal to marshmallow mixture – (before marshmallow charms melt)
Add other optional ingredients – (Coconut shreds, chia/flax seeds, cocoa nibs)
Spread and press mixture into a sheet pan lined with parchment paper.
Chill sheet pan in refrigerator or freezer until firm.
Once set, cut into small bars. Enjoy!

Not a fan of Lucky Charms Cereal? Use your favorite light colored cereal (Kix, Chex, Cheerios) and put a couple drops of green coloring into the marshmallow mixture! Also, mix half granola, oats or another favorite cereal to make a unique cereal treat.

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