Guest Recipe: S'mores Cookies


With National S'mores Day coming up this weekend, we're on the hunt for the best twists on the Girl Scout classic -- and this one certainly fits the bill! Cookies make the messy dessert neater and more couch-friendly, since they're packaged up in dough. Plus, they've got two kinds of chocolate, which is always a positive development. Many thanks to Erica's Sweet Tooth for the recipe!

(And if you'll be roasting marshmallows while out on a camping trip, check out these s'mores instructions!)

S'mores Cookies
Adapted from Lovin' From the Oven
Makes about 3 dozen cookies

1-3/4 cups all purpose flour
1 cup graham cracker crumbs
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup brown sugar
2 tsp vanilla extract
2 eggs
2 cups mini chocolate chips
1-1/2 cups mini marshmallows, or large ones cut up
2 Hershey bars, chopped

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Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

With an electric mixer, beat together the butter and sugars until light and fluffy.

Mix in eggs and vanilla to butter mixture until combined.

In a large bowl, whisk together flour, graham crackers, salt, and baking soda.

Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture and mix well.

Stir in the chocolate chips.

Use 2 tablespoons or a medium-sized ice cream scoop to drop rounded tablespoons of dough onto cookie sheets.

Bake for 8 minutes and remove from oven. Push a few marshmallows and pieces of chocolate into each cookie and return to the oven to bake an additional 3-4 minutes.

Cool cookies on a wire rack (or just hand them over steaming hot to your hungry friends).

Want to make s'mores out in the wilderness? Check out these techniques for outdoors s'mores!

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