The best part of Lucky Charms is obviously the marshmallows: heart, stars and horseshoes, clovers and blue moons, hourglasses, rainbows and tasty red balloons.
In 2015, General Mills unveiled Marshmallow-Only Lucky Charms, and now they’re taking it to another level by making the marshmallows full size.
On August 8, the company announced the release of 7-ounce bags of jumbo Lucky Charms marshmallows. The large marshmallows are a collaboration between Lucky Charms and Jet-Puffed, the popular marshmallow brand.
The Lucky Charms marshmallows are just $1.50 per bag. Previous boxes of Marshmallow-Only Lucky Charms were limited edition, and the clamoring masses had to hustle to get their hands on one. They’re so rare that they are actually sold on eBay as collector’s items.
But not these giant marshmallows! Nope, these are as easy to get as a regular box of Lucky Charms. They’re already available in select stores, and they’ll go completely nationwide in September.
The bags include all the regular varieties of marshmallow – hearts, stars and so on. However, they only come in one flavor: standard marshmallow vanilla.
Some foodies are a bit disappointed by the change.
“They are just regular marshmallows, colored and shaped,” Instagram food blogger @phatphood wrote. “At first I thought they were flavored, but they are not. I prefer the stale ones (without whipping aid) in the cereal, these are too fresh.”
Fair enough. If you want the Lucky Charms marshmallow experience, it seems you might as well go back to picking out the tiny marshmallows from the box. But if you want a colorful variation on a s’more, these marshmallows are just perfect.