S’Mores Cookie Bars

So you know how Hubby doesn’t like much chocolate? If not, now you do! It’s often difficult for me, a total chocolate-should-be-a-daily-requirement person, to decide on recipes that satisfy both his AND my dessert preferences. One thing we can SOMETIMES agree on is S’mores. He’s picky, though, since often there’s just “Too much chocolate” (that sentence is not in my vocabulary, that’s totally him). As I was trying to decide what recipe to attempt next, flipping through my notes, checking books for inspiration, and suddenly WHAM! I wanted a S’more. And a cookie. AT THE SAME TIME!
Smores Cookie Bars / Busy Mom's Helper
Yep, that had to be done immediately, and Oh. My. Gosh. It turned out so yummy! Hubby even agreed….Woot Woot! He took some to work and they were a HIT. His boss even said they were his favorite thing I’ve made and sent…even better than the fabulous Red Velvet Oreo Truffles I made him special. Wow…you know these are Da Bomb then!
Ingredients
(crust)
4 tbsp. Butter, melted
3/4 cup Graham Cracker Crumbs
(cookie dough)
1/2 cup Butter, softened
1/4 cup Brown Sugar
1/2 cup Sugar
1 Egg, large
1 tsp. Vanilla Extract
1 1/3 cups All-purpose Flour
1 tsp. Baking Powder
1/4 tsp. Salt
(middle layer)
1 1/2 cups Chocolate Chips
3 cups Mini Marshmallows (these work much better than normal sized)
 
Directions
Preheat oven to 350 Degrees F. Spray or line an 8×8 baking pan, set aside.
Mix the 4 tbsp melted Butter with the 3/4 cup crumbs, then press onto the bottom of prepared pan.
In a large bowl, use a fork to ‘smoosh’ the Butter, Brown Sugar and Granulated Sugar until well mixed. Stir in the Egg and Vanilla.
In a medium bowl, mix the Flour, Baking Powder and Salt. Add to the sugar mixture until well-combined.
Spread a little over 1/2 of the dough onto the graham cracker crust, saving the rest.
Bake for 15 minutes.
Remove from oven. Spread the Chocolate Chips over the dough layer, followed by the Mini Marshmallows.
Drop the remaining cookie dough in spoonfuls over the top.
Bake for another 10-15 minutes, or until lightly browned.
Allow to cool, then cut, serve and ENJOY!
Makes me dream of summer, how about you?

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16 Responses to “S’Mores Cookie Bars”

  • These look amazing Danielle!!!! I love s’mores! I may have to make these for our family sledding trip this coming weekend! Pinning for later 🙂

    • Ya, they are similar recipes – yummy looking pics by the way!!! I considered the marshmallow fluff, but wanted more ‘spots’ of marshmallow instead of all over. The marshmallows did puff a bit and got nice and gooey, but not runny. So I was happy with the choice….but am now curious about the fluff. May have to give yours a try, too! 😀

    • Thanks so much, Cathy! They are simply AMAZING, for sure 😀 Hubbies work already wants me to send some again LOL

  • Yum, yum, yum! I’ve gotten a bit obsessed with smores lately and these look to die for! I can’t believe your husband doesn’t like chocolate?! At least you’ve managed to find a way to make desserts you can both enjoy, well done.
    Love your blog design too! 🙂

    • I find I crave smores a lot in the winter, too – perhaps because of missing summertime? I know, Hubby is totally weird – but at least that means more chocolate for me LOL

      Thanks so much – had an amazing designer for the blog. It’s time for a change, though, so we’re in the process of redesigning again. Hopefully you love the new design, too!

  • Why must you tempt me with delicious looking treats? Ugh- major cravings for this right now! YUM!

    • Lol Sorry about that, Clarissa! I’m such a sweet-aholic, I want to make new ones all the time!

  • HOLY YUMVILLE! These look AWESOME! Yes chocolate should be a daily requirement. I can never have enough! Saving this!

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