Soft, big Lucky Charms marshmallows headed to stores

These aren't the chalky little marshmallows you'll find in Lucky Charms cereal. Thanks to a collab with Jet-Puffed, large, soft versions of the cereal's hearts, moons, stars, and clovers will be available nationwide indefinitely in September.

Fun fact: According to an old General Mills press release (via Wikipedia), each of the marshmallow's shapes have magical "powers."

Hearts – power to bring things to life Shooting Stars – power to fly Horseshoes – power to speed/slow down time Green Clovers – luck, but you will never know what kind of luck you will get Blue Moons – power of invisibility Rainbows – instantaneous travel from place to place Red Balloons – power to make things float Unicorn – according to the inaugural cereal box, unicorns can "cleanse water with a touch of their horn," "heal whatever troubles you," and "always know when you are telling the truth" Moon – power to change alternate gravity

It appears you'll only be able to harness the powers of the pink hearts, blue moons, yellow stars, and green clovers with this new product.

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It's not easy to make Lucky Charms from scratch

Remember Claire Saffitz, the pastry chef from Bon Appétit who made her own versions of Skittles, Kit Kats, and other junk foods? Well, she's back, and now she's doing her best to figure out how real Lucky Charms are made so she can create a gourmet version. As it turns out, it's not easy to make cereal from scratch. In the nearly 20-minute long video, we get to see her failures and disappointments that eventually lead her success. If you make it to the end, she shares the final recipe.

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