S'mores Cookies

5:14 AM

I admit, I'm not a big marshmallow fan - I just cannot handle a lone marshmallow on its own. I do like some marshmallow-y treats though. Like moon pies!! Only if they've been sufficiently microwaved though...and who doesn't love some good ole' homemade Rice Krispy treats? And, the pinnacle of marshmallow goodness - the classic S'more! One of my favorite things on this earth. And when I saw a recipe for a S'more cookie, I had to try this creative cookie.

The cookie itself is made with graham cracker crumbs, so it doesn't taste like your run-of-the-mill chocolate chip cookie. It is loaded with chocolate chips, then adorned with marshmallows and even MORE chocolate, but this time from a broken up candy bar to give it a definite "s'more" look to it. The cookie tastes just as great as it looks (and come on, that is a good looking cookie!), and is incredibly fun for kids to help make. Thing One and Thing Two took their "marshmallow-topper" jobs very seriously, and they did a great job, if you ask me! I think I will fall back on this recipe for any future bake sales since it is a unique idea and is very pretty to look at.

S'mores Cookies
Yields 3 dozen

6 ounces unsalted butter, cool room temperature
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup graham cracker crumbs
1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 cup miniature marshmallows (approximately)
2 Hershey's Bars, broken into pieces (or other favorite milk chocolate)

1. Preheat oven to 350˚. Line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper.

2. Cream butter and both sugars with an electric mixer; beat in egg and vanilla. Beat in salt and baking soda, making sure they are well distributed and free of lumps; stir in the flour, followed by graham cracker crumbs. Stir in chocolate chips.

3. Drop dough by heaping tablespoons onto cookie sheets, spacing about 3 inches apart. Bake for 9 minutes. Remove and quickly press marshmallows and chocolate into cookies. Return to oven and cook until done (about 3 or 4 more minutes).

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  1. I don't like marshmallows either, but this sounds good all mixed up! YUM!

  2. Thanks! Santa seems to really like these cookies too... it's been the cookie of choice the past two years, and I anticipate another request for this year!


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