These cookies incorporate two of my favorite breakfast foods: Lucky Charms and chocolate! A typical chewy, buttery chocolate chip cookie recipe gets a twist with white chocolate and marshmallow-packed cereal. Just after baking, sprinkle with additional cereal for extra color and sugar.
Lucky Charms Cookies
½ cup unsalted butter, softened
½ cup granulated sugar
½ cup light brown sugar
1 large egg
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup all-purpose flour
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
2 cups Lucky Charms cereal
½ cup white chocolate chips
Beat together butter and sugars.
Add egg and vanilla.
In a separate bowl, whisk or sift together flour, baking soda and salt.
Add flour mixture to butter mixture.
Mix in cereal and chocolate chips.
Scoop by rounded tablespoon onto parchment-lined baking sheet leaving 2 inches between each cookie.
Move sheet to fridge for about 1 hour.
Bake at 350° F for 5 minutes.
Remove from oven and top with additional cereal, if desired.
Bake for 3-4 more minutes.
Allow cookies to cool on sheet for 2 minutes before removing to wire rack.