Lucky Charms™ Leprechaun Gold Snack Mix

Prep time:  20 Minutes
Total time:  50 Minutes
Servings:  32
Calories per serving:  160

Who couldn’t use some extra luck? Share some with your family by making Lucky Charms™ Leprechaun Gold Snack Mix! This sweet snack mix is full of fun, color and magical coins.

Ingredient List

  • Small check mark in a circle icon 8 cups Original Lucky Charms™ cereal
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 bag (12 oz) white vanilla baking chips
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/3 cup rainbow candy sprinkles
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 2 cups mini vanilla wafer cookies
  • Small check mark in a circle icon Gold color mist shimmering food color spray (from 1.5-oz spray can)
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 cup green candy-coated chocolate candies
Lucky Charms™ Leprechaun Gold Snack Mix Prep

Preparation

  1. Line 2 large rimmed pans with waxed paper. Pour Lucky Charms™ cereal into 1 of the pans. Pick out all the marshmallows; set aside to add to the mix later. Add cereal pieces to large bowl.
  2. In medium microwavable bowl, microwave white vanilla baking chips uncovered on High 45 seconds; stir. Continue microwaving in 15-second increments, until chips are melted and smooth. Pour over cereal pieces in large bowl; toss to evenly coat.
  3. Spread mixture in single layer in pan. Immediately sprinkle with candy sprinkles. Cool about 30 minutes or until set.
  4. Meanwhile, spread cookies in single layer, right side up, in remaining pan. Spray cookies with food spray. Wait 5 minutes to dry. Turn cookies over; repeat spraying on bottom side. Set aside.
  5. Gently break up coated cereal mixture into bite-size pieces, and place in large bowl. Toss in reserved marshmallows, cookies and chocolate candies. Store covered in airtight container.

Tips

  • Food color spray can be found at specialty craft stores or some large grocery stores.
  • Since microwave ovens vary, carefully watch when melting white vanilla baking chips, to avoid burning.

Nutrition Information

1 Serving (1/2 Cup): Calories 160  (Calories from Fat 60);  Total Fat 6g  (Saturated Fat 4g,  Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 0mg;  Sodium 105mg;  Total Carbohydrate 24g  (Dietary Fiber 1g,  Sugars 17g);  Protein 2g
% Daily Value: Vitamin A  0%;  Vitamin C  4%;  Calcium 8%;  Iron  6%;
Exchanges: 1/2 Starch, 1 Other Carbohydrate, 1 Fat
Carbohydrate Choice: 1.5