Lucky Charms Cookies

These chewy Lucky charms cookies might not be authentically Irish, but they’re deliciously adorable for a St. Patrick’s Day dessert. Pair them with mint fudge cookie ice cream and make them into ice cream sandwiches for the ultimate St. Patrick’s Day treat.



For the cookies:

  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegan butter, or vegetable shortening
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup cereal marshmallows + extra for garnish

For the ice cream sandwiches:

2 – 3 pints Hudsonville Ice Cream Dairy Free Mint Fudge Cookie


To make Lucky Charms cookies:

  1. Preheat oven to 350˚F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt. Set aside
  3. In a large bowl with an electric mixer, beat the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Add egg and vanilla, beating until each has been incorporated.
  5. Mix in marshmallows until evenly distributed.
  6. Scoop cookies onto baking sheet, about 2 tablespoons in size, a few inches apart.
  7. Bake for 10 – 12 minutes, or until the tops have just set but haven’t started to turn brown.
  8. Remove from oven and press additional marshmallows into the tops while cookies are still warm.
  9. Allow the cookies to rest for a few minutes before transferring to a cooling rack.

To make the ice cream sandwiches:

  1. Let cookies cool completely before assembling ice cream sandwiches
  2. Scoop about 1/3 cup of softened ice cream between two cookies.
  3. Serve immediately or freeze for later.


Nutrition information is calculated for cookies only.


Keywords: dairy free, st. patrick's day, cookies