S’More Brownies

I am so excited that summer is right around the corner! It is by far my favorite season! Long warm nights, cookouts, and camping! I really think I need to go camping soon because I can’t get my mind off of a warm and gooey s’more. Seriously, there is nothing better than s’mores on a summer evening. Roasting a marshmallow until it is perfectly browned, or in my case burned and black. Yes, I admit, I am one of those people who stick the marshmallow straight into the fire and let it burn. A marshmallow torch is what I like to call it! 😉 Smashing that blackened marshmallow between graham crackers and chocolate is just one of my favorite parts of summer. While trying to find the perfect dessert for the unofficial start of summer for this coming weekend, I stumbled upon this recipe for S’more Brownies. I used my favorite brownie recipe as the base for this addicting dessert, however, feel free to use your own favorite fudgy brownie recipe (just make sure that it’s baked in a 9×13-inch baking dish). Chewy, fudgy double chocolate brownies topped with gooey marshmallows, graham cracker pieces and chocolate chunks. So rich, so chocolately, so irresistible!

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S’More Brownies

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Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup Dutch-processed cocoa
  • 1 ½ teaspoons instant espresso powder
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons boiling water
  • 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, finely chopped
  • 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 ½ cups sugar
  • 1 ¾ cups unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon table salt
  • 6 graham crackers, broken into small pieces
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 6 (1.5 ounce) bars Hershey’s Milk Chocolate, broken into small pieces

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Butter the bottom and sides of a 9×13 inch metal baking pan. Put a long piece of parchment paper in the bottom of the pan, letting the parchment extend up two sides of the pan and overhang slightly on both ends. Place another piece of parchment paper in the same manner, perpendicular to the first sheet. (This will make it easy to remove the bars from the pan after they have baked.) Butter the parchment.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk cocoa, espresso powder, and boiling water together in large bowl until smooth. Add unsweetened chocolate and whisk until chocolate is melted. Whisk in melted butter and oil. Add eggs, yolks, vanilla and continue to whisk until smooth and homogeneous. Whisk in sugar until fully incorporated. Add flour and salt and mix with rubber spatula until combined.
  3. Transfer the batter to prepared pan, smoothing the top. Bake for 25 minutes then remove from the oven and sprinkle with marshmallows, graham crackers and chocolate. Bake for an additional 5 minutes. Transfer pan to wire rack and cool 1½ hours.
  4. Using parchment overhang, lift brownies from pan. Return brownies to wire rack and let cool completely, about 1 hour. Cut into 2-inch squares and serve.

Yields: 24 brownies
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Bake Time: 30 minutes

Source: adapted from Allrecipes, brownies adapted from Cook’s Illustrated’s Chewy Brownies, March 2010

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15 Responses to S’More Brownies

  1. I’m obsessed with s’mores. These look awesome, they may hold me over until 4th of July s’mores at the cabin 🙂

  2. Reblogged this on The Serving Wench and commented:
    I have to say, these look amazing!!! I wish I could of thought of these

  3. Is it really legal to put so many sinfull and delicious ingredience in one batter!! Very Nice. Have a beautiful Day!

  4. This turned out so pretty! I love that you can still see the chocolate bar’s Hershey’s imprints.. and the gloss on top:)

  5. Yay for the black-encrusted marshmallow! It is the only way I’ll eat them: the outside layer has a little crunch and the inside is fully melted. If these were my brownies. I’d attack them with a kitchen torch to get those marshmallows toasted. Just saying…

  6. luv4wickless says:

    Yum, looks delicious!!!!

    -Melanie Gordon
    Independent Scentsy Consultant
    http://www.MelanieGordon.Scentsy.us
    Luv4Wickless@Gmail.com

  7. I could go for one of these; maybe two right now – YUM! Lover of the Brownie & the S’more and the two have collided – BONUS!!! Thanks for sharing & Have a Great Day:)

  8. Judy says:

    Wow, I think I just slipped into a sugar coma looking at the photos … I was just thinking s’mores would be great this weekend at the fire pit in the backyard, but you got it done in a brownie!

  9. These look absolutely freakishly amazing. I’m not too sure if I should make this though – I’d eat the entire batch in the blink of an eye!

  10. Amy says:

    Wow, this takes a brownie to a whole ‘nother level! I loooove s’mores so I bet I’d love this too.

  11. Laura says:

    I’ve only had smore maybe twice in my whole life and they were obviously amazing when I did have them! I should make them more often and I’ve noticed you’re on a little smore kick so I could try out a few of these recipes too!

  12. Erin says:

    S’mores brownies/bars have been on my list too long. It took me awhile to even make the s;mores cookies when they hit the blogs. One of these days I will get with it.

  13. Dee says:

    OMG … I baked these for my son’s school party today. They are truly to die for!! Thank you so much for the recipe (although not sure my thighs thank you!!).

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