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Fruity Pebble Marshmallow Cookies

These Fruity Pebble Marshmallow Cookies are an ooey-gooey delight! I love a soft, yet chewy cookie and this one is perfect!

Fruity Pebble Marshmallow Cookies ~ So gooey and sweet!

Sometimes cookies just need to happen.

And typically mixing cereal into a cookie wouldn’t be my first thought…but really why not?

The idea for these cookies came from my friend Amanda, who said she tried a similar cookie at the Momofuku Milk Bar in NYC…they way she described it sounded like perfection.

So I went ahead and looked up the recipe to make…well…it was a little complicated. And I wasn’t in the mood for a complicated cookie…so I dumbed down the recipe.

The idea is the same..Fruity Pebbles and marshmallows in a cookie, but the recipe is totally different…and way easier.

I LOVED these…I mean, I haven’t ever had the Momofuku version, and I am sure those are amazing too.. but easy wins for me most of the time!

I posted an image of the process on Instagram, and immediately got a text from Kristan asking what the cookies were! Turns out she had JUST made a similar cookie using Frosted Flakes! How hilarious!! SO definitely hop over and check out her version of this! Can’t wait to try those!

In the meantime, let’s discuss…

Fruity Pebble Marshmallow Cookies ~ So gooey and sweet!

Grab you some Fruity Pebble cereal…only one of my most favorites of all time!

Fruity Pebble Marshmallow Cookies ~ So gooey and sweet!

Make up your batter and just pour those right in…

Fruity Pebble Marshmallow Cookies ~ So gooey and sweet!

Has there ever been a prettier cookie dough?

Fruity Pebble Marshmallow Cookies ~ So gooey and sweet!

And don’t forget about the marshmallows!

Fruity Pebble Marshmallow Cookies ~ So gooey and sweet!

The secret to making cookies with marshmallows is to make sure they are pretty contained in the dough. If they are left on the bottoms or edges they will melt out and cook on the baking sheet, making a crunchy candy-like texture. Oh, I’m not complaining about that..actually I kind of like the chewy/crunchy texture a melted marshmallow makes, but if you want your marshmallows intact, keep them on the inside of the dough!

Fruity Pebble Marshmallow Cookies ~ So gooey and sweet!

This is a fairly sturdy dough too, to hold up the melting marshmallows.

How perfect do these look?

Fruity Pebble Marshmallow Cookies ~ So gooey and sweet!
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Fruity Pebble Marshmallow Cookies


Makes 2 dozen cookies


  • 10 Tbsp butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp corn starch
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 1/4 cups Fruiy Pebble cereal
  • 1 (heaping) cup mini marshmallows


  1. Preheat oven to 350°
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, set aside.
  3. In bowl of stand mixer cream butter and brown sugar together for 2 minutes.
  4. Add in eggs and vanilla and continue mixing until smooth, scraping sides as needed.
  5. Add in salt, baking powder, baking soda and corn starch until mixed in thoroughly. Add in the flour until incorporated. Stir in Fruity Pebbles and marshmallows until evenly combined.
  6. Using a cookie scoop or spoon drop by rounded tablespoon sized portions onto lined pan. Make sure the marshmallows are contained, because they will spread out onto pan if not covered in dough.
  7. Bake 8-9 minutes until edges are set. Don’t over bake.
  8. Allow to cool for a few minutes on cookie sheet and then transfer to wire rack to finish cooling.


store in an airtight container for up to 3 days

idea inspired by Momofuku Milk Bar

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28 comments on “Fruity Pebble Marshmallow Cookies”

  1. Can the marshmallows be omitted from the recipe? I’m interested in making the cookie but, I’m not a fan of marshmallows.


  3. I made these this week for a friend. They tasted great! Loved the fruity marshmallow combo. My only issue, my cookies spread significantly while baking. I’m wondering if I should have made the cookie balls and maybe refrigerated them prior to baking?
    Thanks for the recipe!

  4. I held out three whole days before making these. Why did I wait so long??? This is my new favorite cookie! A chewy, fruity, sugar masterpiece!

  5. Jodi @ 5 boys baker

    I wish I could reach through my ipad and grab one of these! They look amazing and I will definitely be making them. Love your blog!!

  6. Wow… I’m just in awwwwww mode because these look so delicious. I want to whip up a batch right now! First, I better pick my jaw up off the table and stop drooling!

  7. Melissa @ Treats With a Twist

    OMG I need to try them with Fruity Pebbles! I definitely made the Momofuku version but gluten free and with frosted flakes a couple months ago, and we still have mounds of the dough in the freezer. They’re SO good.

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