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Chocolate S’mores Cookie Cups Recipe

This chocolate smores cookie cups recipe is a must-try for chocolate lovers! These mini s’mores bites make it so that you don’t need a campfire, you can make these s’mores in your oven any time of year.

Chocolate Smores Cookie Cups Recipe - no need to sit around the campfire, you can make these s'mores in your oven any time of year!

You’ll love these mini s’mores bites

Chocolate. Graham crackers. Marshmallows.

S’mores have long been a summer favorite dessert, there’s nothing like roasting marshmallows over a campfire and sandwiching them between two graham crackers. I really hope we get the chance to go camping this year, but until then, we can make s’mores right at home!

Easy Mini S'mores Bites

S’mores cups with a graham cracker crust

We decided to try making some s’mores at home, but with a little twist. If you’re having a summer get together, or just lounging by the pool, these individual dark chocolate mini s’mores cups are perfect! I got the idea of oven roasting marshmallows from this peanut butter s’mores pie recipe, I love dark chocolate and I thought it would be great to try out on a s’more. This easy smores dessert recipe has bite-sized portions, which are easy to make in your cupcake pan. Perfect for little fingers, and for entertaining – try them out!

Chocolate Smores Cookie Cups Recipe

makes (12) s’mores cups


  • 2 – 1/2 cups crushed graham crackers
  • 1 stick butter, melted
  • 1/8 cup brown sugar
  • 12 large marshmallows
  • 12 Ghirardelli® Sea Salt Soiree squares

How to make graham cracker crust

Step 1: Make the graham cracker crust

Preheat your oven to 325 degrees. Make sure your graham crackers are finely crushed, you can use a food processor, or actually buy them pre-ground. In a large bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs, butter, and brown sugar.

Making homemade graham cracker crust

In a 12-cup cupcake pan, firmly press the mixture into each cup, leaving a space in the center. I used the bottom of a shot glass to make sure it was packed tight.

How to make mini s'mores cups with graham crackers, press graham cracker crust down with a shot glass

Step 2: Add chocolate and marshmallow to cookie cups

Bake at 325 degrees for 10 minutes, remove the pan from the oven, and immediately turn on your broiler. Add first one piece of Ghirardelli® chocolate, then one marshmallow to the center of each cup.

How to make dark chocolate sea salt s'mores cups, place chocolate pieces and marshmallows into each cup

Step 3: Broil the s’mores cookie cups

Place pan on top rack in the oven and broil the marshmallow tops until brown and melted. Be careful, and make sure you WATCH this step as they broil. It tends to happen fast and if you walk away, they will probably burn. Experience, y’all.

S'mores cookie cups recipe

Give them a bit of time to cool, but not too long, these are the best while still hot. As soon as you can touch them, gently wiggle each one out of each cup with a butter knife and try it. OH MAN. This smores cups dessert recipe is easy and oh so GOOD!

Mini smores cups with graham cracker crust

We hope you love our mini s’mores cups recipe!

I absolutely love how this s’mores dessert turned out, the dark chocolate gives it a nice, rich taste. Note, there are almonds in the Ghirardelli® Sea Salt Soiree chocolates, so feel free to switch the chocolate for allergen purposes. Enjoy your family time, indulge, enjoy these smore mini cookies, and have a wonderful summer!

Dark chocolate mini s'mores cookie cups


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