S’mores Cookies

by Allison @ Alli 'n Son on June 21, 2012

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Summer just about screams s’mores doesn’t it?

Sitting around the camp fire, stars twinkling overhead. The kids all running around, squealing with delight at the unheard of chance to stay up way past bedtime. Way, way past.

The heavenly scent of marshmallows, roasting, turning a golden brown with crisp edges.

The chocolate warming, melting, getting to know the marshmallow on a very intimate level.

The crunch of graham crackers, exploding with chocolate and marshmallow, holding the whole thing together.

S’mores. It’s what summer is all about.

Sometimes though, I just want a cookie. Who doesn’t really? But in the middle of June, I also want something that screams summer.

And so, I was inspired to combine two of my most very favorite things on the face of the earth. S’mores and cookies.

S'mores Cookies Recipe

S'mores Cookies Recipe

The very best summer has to offer, in a cookie form.

Cookies not your thing? Don’t worry, I have pies covered too. Dark chocolate s’mores pie that is.

S’mores Cookies

S’mores Cookies

The best of s'mores in a cookie: graham crackers, chocolate and marshmallows.

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup light brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 large egg
  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup cinnamon graham crackers crumbs
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup mini marshmallows

Instructions

  1. Using a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, combine the sugars, butter, sea salt, vanilla extract, almond extract, vinegar and baking soda. Beat on medium-low speed until smooth and creamy.
  2. Add in the egg, scraping the sides of the bowl as needed. Beat until smooth.
  3. On low speed, mix in the flour and graham cracker crumbs.
  4. Stir in the chocolate chips.
  5. Chill dough in the fridge for at least 8 hours, or overnight.
  6. Preheat the oven to 375°F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  7. Drop 1" balls of dough onto the prepared baking sheets, leaving 2" between each cookie.
  8. Bake for 10-12 minutes. Remove from oven and immediately push 3 to 4 marshmallows into each cookies.
  9. Cool cookies on a wire rack.

Notes

For melty, gooey marshmallows, bake the cookies for 8 minutes, and remove from the oven. Lightly push 3 to 4 marshmallows into each cookies. Return the cookies to the oven and bake an additional 3-4 minutes until fully cooked.

Inspired by King Arthur Flour

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1 Robin @ Bird On A Cake June 21, 2012 at 6:29 pm

Thanks for the recipe…those cookies sound delish!! :0)

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2 Aimee @ ShugarySweets June 21, 2012 at 6:47 pm

I think I would prefer my s’mores in cookie form, thanks!

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3 Heather@French Press June 21, 2012 at 7:57 pm

fantastic cookie recipe!

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4 Lyuba June 21, 2012 at 8:59 pm

Thank you so much for hosting the sweetest party!

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5 Karyn June 21, 2012 at 9:22 pm

Yumm-o!! Those sound delish!
Thanks for hosting. I hope that you and your family have a great weekend!

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6 Mindie June 21, 2012 at 10:03 pm

Thanks for hosting!

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7 walkingon travels June 21, 2012 at 10:29 pm

Oh these look amazing! Anything with chocolate looks like mana from heaven these days. My little guys digestive system doesn’t like me eating tomatoes, chocolate or anything with flavor really. As soon as he is a little bigger I think I’ll be going on chocolate overload, and these will be on top of the pile!

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8 Winnie June 22, 2012 at 12:30 am

Mmmmm ….Deliciuous cookies! We love s’mores everything

Thanks for hosting another sweet party

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9 Jocelyn @BruCrew Life June 22, 2012 at 2:18 am

I totally agree that s’mores scream summer!!! We are on the same page today…I shared some S’mores popcorn! Thank you so much for hosting!!!

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10 Tanya@TakeSix June 22, 2012 at 4:25 pm

Delicious looking!!!! My friend made these a couple weeks ago and they LOVED them!

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11 Danielle @ Something Like Susie Homemaker June 22, 2012 at 4:40 pm

Great minds think a like. I too, did a s’mores dessert this week. Thank you so much for hosting! I hope you have a wonderful weekend. :)

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12 Brianne @ Cupcakes & Kale Chips June 22, 2012 at 9:34 pm

Love your S’Mores cookies. I am definitely a S’Mores fan, an you can tell since I posted S’Mores Pudding Pie! Thanks for hosting.

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13 April @ The 21st Century Housewife June 23, 2012 at 11:15 am

These sound delicious! I love s’mores, and I think having them in cookie form is a wonderful idea!

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14 Liz June 24, 2012 at 6:22 am

I adore S’mores cookies…I think it’s time to whip up another batch~

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15 Rose @ Walnut Acre June 26, 2012 at 11:39 am

These look awesome!

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