Creative Marshmallow Recipes

Everyone loves s'mores, but these tasty marshmallow recipes offer inventive, gooey alternatives to the traditional fireside treat.
By Sue Li


Chocolate Chip Cookies With Marshmallows and Pistachios
Turn ordinary chocolate chip cookies into a fun dessert that will delight both kids and adults.
Serves 1 | Hands-On Time: 05m | Total Time: 10m
Levi Brown Levi Brown
Ingredients

-2 marshmallows
-2 chewy chocolate chip cookies
-1 tablespoon chopped salted roasted pistachios

Directions
-Heat broiler. Place the marshmallows on a foil-lined baking sheet and broil, turning once, until golden brown, 30 seconds per side.
-Top one of the cookies with the marshmallows and pistachios. Sandwich with the second cookie.

Calories Per Serving: 201

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Molasses Cookies With Marshmallows and Peaches
Give roasted marshmallows a sophisticated spin by pairing with sweet summer peaches and dark, spicy molasses cookies.
Serves 1 | Hands-On Time: 05m | Total Time: 10m
Levi Brown Levi Brown
Ingredients

-2 marshmallows
-2 chewy molasses cookies
-1/4 peach, thinly sliced -pinch salt

Directions
-Heat broiler. Place the marshmallows on a foil-lined baking sheet and broil, turning once, until golden brown, 1 minute.
-Top one of the cookies with the marshmallows, peach slices, and salt. Sandwich with the second cookie.

Calories Per Serving: 266

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Waffle Cookies With Marshmallows and Jam
Want to make this treat extra decadent? Add chocolate-hazelnut spread.
Serves 1 | Hands-On Time: 05m | Total Time: 05m
Levi BrownLevi Brown
Ingredients

-2 marshmallows
-1 teaspoon raspberry jam
-2 waffle cookies

Directions
-Heat broiler. Place the marshmallows on a foil-lined baking sheet and broil, turning once, until golden brown, 1 minute.
-Spread the jam on one of the cookies and top with the marshmallows. Sandwich with the second cookie.

Calories Per Serving: 183

Also See: Alternative Ways to Serve Waffles





Marshmallow Chocolate-Chunk Cookies
Studded with chocolate chunks and mini marshmallows, this cookie is a decadent treat.
Makes 44 cookies | Hands-On Time: 20m | Total Time: 1hr 00m
Levi BrownLevi Brown
Ingredients

-1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, spooned and leveled
-3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
-1/2 teaspoon baking powder -1/4 teaspoon baking soda
-1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter
-24 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
-1 cup sugar
-3 large eggs
-1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
-1 1/2 cups mini marshmallows

Directions
-Heat oven to 350° F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, salt, baking powder, and baking soda; set aside.
-In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine the butter and half the chocolate. Microwave on high, stopping and stirring every 30 seconds, until melted and smooth; let cool slightly. Whisk in the sugar, eggs, and vanilla until smooth.
-Gradually add the flour mixture, mixing until just combined (do not overmix). Fold in the marshmallows and the remaining chocolate. Let cool for 15 minutes.
-Drop mounds of the dough (about 1 heaping tablespoon each) 2 inches apart onto the prepared baking sheets.
-Bake, rotating the baking sheets halfway through, until firm around the edges and cracked on the tops, 12 to 15 minutes. Let cool slightly on the baking sheets, then transfer to wire racks to cool completely.

Calories Per Serving: 141

Also See: The Best Kid-Tested Cookies



S'mores Blondies
Give blondies a campfire twist with graham cracker pieces, chocolate chips, and marshmallows.
Makes 24 blondies | Hands-On Time: 30m | Total Time: 2hr 30m
Raymond HomRaymond Hom
Ingredients

-8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, plus more for the pan
-1 cup all-purpose flour, spooned and leveled
-2 teaspoons baking powder
-1 teaspoon kosher salt
-1 1/2 cups packed light brown sugar
-2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
-2 large eggs
-1 cup pecans or walnuts, coarsely chopped
-4 graham crackers, broken into small pieces
-1 cup miniature marshmallows
-3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips

Directions
-Preheat oven to 350° F. Line the bottom and sides of a 9-by-13-inch baking pan with aluminum foil; butter the foil. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
-In a medium saucepan, melt the butter over low heat. Remove the pan from heat and stir in the brown sugar and vanilla. Whisk in the eggs until combined. Mix in the flour mixture until combined, then the pecans.
-Spread the flour-nut mixture in the prepared pan and bake until golden and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, 20 to 25 minutes.
-Sprinkle with the graham crackers, marshmallows, and chocolate chips and bake until the marshmallows are pale golden, 7 to 8 minutes more. Set the pan on a wire rack and let cool completely. -Lift the blondies out of the pan, using the foil to help, and cut into 24 bars.

Storage suggestion: Keep the blondies at room temperature, between sheets of wax paper in an airtight container, for up to 5 days.

Calories Per Serving: 192

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