A Piece of Happiness

By: Ivy N. 7C

Spring is in the air. As the warmer spring months are rapidly approaching. The month that all of us are waiting for most of the third month of the year, March. Why, you might ask, well the simple answer is that St. Patrick’s Day is in March. Many common celebrations for St. Patrick’s Day include things like public parades, festivals, and the wearing of green attire or shamrocks. On St. Patrick’s Day it is typically regarded to be lucky if one wears or finds a shamrock. For his special day, an equally special treat has to go with it, so follow this easy no bake recipe for lucky  shamrock cookies! 

Lucky Shamrock Cookies

Nutritional Information and Time

Preparation Time

15 minutes

Cook Time

10 minutes

Ready In

1 hour 25 minutes

Calories per Serving

164 calories

Amount of fat per Serving

5.2 grams


Ingredients-   1 (16 ounce) package large marshmallows, ½ cup butter (softened), 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract, 1 ½ teaspoons green food coloring, 4 ½ cups cornflakes cereal

1.     In a saucepan over low heat, melt together the marshmallows, butter, vanilla, and food coloring. Mix in the cornflakes cereal.

2.     Drop spoonfuls on wax paper. Set aside, and allow to cool.

*Variations-  (You don’t have to just drop spoonfuls of the mixture on the wax paper. ) You could also use parchment paper for a substitute for the wax paper. This recipe  was adopted from Heather Dolan on Allrecipies.com. In addition to this, people have given her recipe a 4-star rating.