I made these cookies with Lucky Charms left over after Christmas. Our son-in-law, Austin, loves them and we bought them for him for a Christmas treat. I think they are disgusting. I can’t even imagine putting them in a bowl, pouring milk over them and eating them. But they were fun in the cookies.
Here is a nice round ball scooped out with a cookie scoop and a tasty red “marshmallow” showing.
Here one is flattened. The recipe calls for using a fork but I just flattened them with my fingers.
Here is a cooked one showing all of the wonderful, artificial colors that make Lucky Charms so magically delicious!
½ cup butter, softened
½ cup granulated sugar
½ cup brown sugar
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
¼ teaspoon baking soda
¼ teaspoon salt
¾ cup oats
1 ½ cups dry cereal such as cornflakes, Product 19 or Special K
1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside.
3. Cream together butter and sugars. Beat in egg and vanilla.
4. Add flour mixture. Stir until combined.
5. Add oats and dry cereal to the dough. Mix well.
6. Drop by two tablespoonfuls onto parchment-covered cookie sheet, pressing down with a fork.
7. Bake 9 to 12 minutes until just browning around the edges.
8. Cool on a cookie rack.
Submitted to Mercury News by Carolyn Gutierrez. I am sure she would not approve of using Lucky Charms!
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