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Swiss Miss x Lucky Charms Collab Looks Like Pure Magic

On chilly nights, nothing beats a piping cup of hot cocoa to truly warm the soul. While Swiss Miss is one of the most iconic brands of hot chocolate out there, we were pretty surprised to discover that they’ve yet to do an official collaboration. Until now, that is.

Swiss Miss has now partnered up with Lucy Charms to release a new line of Lucky Charms Hot Cocoa.

The new hot cocoa boasts all the iconic Lucky Charms marshmallows you’d typically find in the cereal box including hearts, stars, horseshoes, clovers, blue moons, unicorns, rainbows, and red balloons.

You can find the new Swiss Miss x Lucky Charms collaboration available now at participating grocery stores nationwide.

I’m sure there’s a magically delicious pun somewhere, but until that arrives in the old noggin, I’m just stoked to be able to enjoy being a kid again. Even if it lasts only as long as a cup of hot chocolate.

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How to Make Lucky Charms Treats, aka Marshmallow Casserole

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This post comes from our partner site, Popsugar. Originally written by Anna Monette Roberts

Look, who admittedly loves the oat cereal in Lucky Charms? I’ll aim to bet that most just dig out the crunchy, colorful marbits. But since we’re adults and have learned the importance of not being wasteful, it’s time to use up the whole box of Lucky Charms cereal . . . and the only way to do that is to coat the cereal in gobs of marshmallow.

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Lucky Charms Treats, aka Marshmallow Casserole

Yield: 8 large marshmallow cereal treats Cook Time: 1 hour

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Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons salted butter, plus more for greasing
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 (10-ounce) packages marshmallows
  • 6 cups Lucky Charms cereal
  • 1 cup Lucky Charms marbits, for topping

How to Make It

  1. Lightly butter a spatula and a standard 9-by-13-inch casserole dish.
  2. In large nonstick saucepan or wok, melt butter and salt over low heat. Add marshmallows, and stir occasionally until completely melted. Remove from heat.
  3. Add cereal. Quickly stir until cereal is well coated.
  4. Pour and press into casserole dish until evenly distributed. Top with marbits. Cool for about 30 minutes. Cut into squares. Best if served the same day. Otherwise, store in an airtight container or plastic wrap for up to two days.

Notes

I recommend using a nonstick pan for easier cleanup. I used a nonstick wok. The wide shape of the wok made it really easy to quickly stir in the cereal and transfer to the casserole dish.

This recipe is based on the original — but with a little more salt and a lot of mallow. Be sure to pick out an extra cup of the marbits for the topping; that way people will know what they’re in for. After all, we were always really after the Lucky Charms.

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Hit-Or-Miss

Raisin Bran Crunch was Saddam Hussein’s Favorite, and 4 Other Facts You Didn’t Know About Cereal

Fans of Lucky Charms, did you know that you could purchase an entire bag of the marshmallows sans-cereal? Well, you can, and boy, do we feel bad for that poor bloke whose job it is to separate the oats from the clovers and rainbows. Oh, and while we’re on the subject, how well you really know your favorite bowl of breakfast munchies? Sure, you’ve gotten fond of them over time, but they’ve never introduced you to their parents, or heck, even told you where they’re from.

It’s all a bit… suspicious. Isn’t it?

Luckily, the ever adorable Annie Colbert and the cheeky Matt Silverman are bringing you 5 facts you probably didn’t know about cereal. With a cameo by Cap’n Crunch, of course.

Check out the quick breakdown below, then watch the video!

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1. Rice Krispie’s famed “Snap! Crackle! Pop!” tagline changes depending on the language

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2. In 1947, Kix Cereal ran a promotion that exchanged a box top for an atomic bomb ring.

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3. The first manufactured cereal was Granula, but it never gained popularity since the bran nuggets were so tough you had to soak them overnight before they were even edible.

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4. While in prison, Saddam Hussein’s favorite cereal was Raisin Bran Crunch. Best promo ever.

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5. Bags of just Lucky Charms marshmallows exist. Pretty mad we didn’t know this ’til now.

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H/T Mashable