S’mores Cookies Recipe [Easy Summer Dessert Recipe]

S'mores Cookies Recipe

There’s something about warmer weather that makes me start craving s’mores. This s’mores cookies recipe is just the thing to satisfy that craving! These cookies are soft, gooey, and oh so delicious. They’re my family’s favorite cookie, and I bet your family will love them too. And, the secret ingredient will have everyone asking you for the recipe!

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This s’mores cookies recipe is your basic chocolate chip cookie with a twist. In addition to the chocolate chips, you’ll add mini marshmallows, graham crackers, and vanilla pudding mix to the batter.

Personally, I think it’s the pudding mix (the secret ingredient!) that helps make these cookies so soft. My husband likes to heat them up in the microwave for a few seconds, but I think they’re soft enough at room temperature. Not that I usually wait for them to cool down or anything.

S'mores Cookies Recipe

One of the best parts of having a little one is having a built-in baking buddy. Colton loves to help me in the kitchen, especially when the KitchenAid is involved. It’s my favorite kitchen appliance, too. We got it as a wedding gift 8 years ago and it’s still going strong. Wait, how has it been 8 years?!? I’m getting old.

S'mores Cookies Recipe

A cooling rack helps a lot with these cookies. To keep s’mores cookies soft, it’s important to transfer them off your baking sheet immediately after removing it from the oven. Then, take photos of the cookies to distract yourself from eating them. Or, you know, do something less weird.

S'mores Cookies Recipe

The last time I wrote about s’mores, I got comments that some of you don’t have s’mores in your country or have never tried one! Trust me, even if you’ve never had a s’more, you’ll want to try this s’mores cookies recipe. Chocolate chips, marshmallows, and graham crackers… what else could you want? Let’s get baking!

4.5 from 2 votes
S'mores Cookies Recipe
S'mores Cookies
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
  • 3/4 cup Butter
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 3/4 cup Brown Sugar
  • 3.4 oz Instant Vanilla Pudding Mix
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla
  • 3 sheets Graham Crackers
  • 1 tsp. Baking Soda
  • 2 cups Flour
  • 1 cup Mini Marshmallows
  • 1 cup Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
  1. Cream butter, sugar, and brown sugar together.

  2. Thoroughly incorporate dry pudding mix with the butter and sugars mixture.

  3. Mix in eggs and vanilla until well-blended.

  4. In another bowl, crush graham cracker sheets into crumbs. Mix graham cracker crumbs with baking soda and flour.

  5. Mix the wet ingredient mixture and dry ingredient mixture together thoroughly.

  6. Stir in chocolate chips and mini marshmallows.

  7. Scoop batter into rounded balls on cookie sheet.

  8. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for approximately 8-10 minutes.

Recipe adapted from Chef in Training.

This s’mores cookies recipe will make about 3 dozen cookies, depending on the size. And depending on how many you eat before you decide to share!

S'mores Cookies Recipe

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What is your favorite way to enjoy s’mores? Or are you one of the unlucky ones who hasn’t yet tried a s’more?

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  1. They look absolutely amazing…I will be my children’s favourite person in the world if I make those. Have you ever frozen the batter?

    1. I’ve actually never tried freezing the batter. I’m always in too much of a hurry to eat them! 😉 I think it would be fine to do, though.

  2. 5 stars
    Yummm! Looks delish!
    Hi! Stopping by from Mom Bloggers Club.
    Have a nice day!

    1. Thank you, Veronica! They’re very tasty! Hope you get a chance to try out the recipe soon.

  3. I was just wanting some s’mores. I’ll have to take these camping!

    1. That’s a great idea, Helene! Hope these satisfy your craving!

  4. They sound lush! Definitely be trying these ou, although being in Wales I’m not too sure what pudding mix is…. #TwinklyTuesdays

    1. Oh no, I didn’t realize pudding mix wasn’t universal! Oops. It’s just the dry powder in a box that you mix with milk to make pudding. Jell-O is usually the name brand, at least here in the States. There are also some DIY versions out there if you don’t have it at your store!

  5. What a great idea to combine two awesome desserts into one even awesomer mash-up! And your kitchen helper is adorable 🙂 What would we do without our assistants?

    1. Kitchen helpers are the best! I’m definitely lucky to have such a good one!

    1. They are! Hope you get to try them soon!

  6. I could eat the whole batch!!! SO YUMMY!! I would love to make some of these tonight!
    P.S. Your photos are gorgeous!

    1. Thank you so much, Jessica! I’ve been trying to work on my photography so that means a lot. And I hope you get a chance to try the recipe soon!

    1. Sounds like a plan! Hope you all enjoy them!

  7. These look delicious! I love the idea of incorporating the flavour of smores into a cookie so you can get the taste without the campfire.

    1. Exactly! I love the flavors of s’mores!

  8. Tricia, I have got to make these!! For the last fews weeks,my husband and I have been trying to light a fire pit we just bought. The only thing is I keep getting nervous and postponing it. Anyway, we have kids who are begging to finally making the s’mores we’ve been promising. I think I’ll be making these cookies soon…

    1. I would be nervous too, Jennifer! S’mores cookies sound like a great compromise. I can’t imagine the kids will complain about cookies! 😉

  9. 4 stars
    Pinned!!! I have been experimenting with all kinds of cookies lately and just thought i wanted to try a smores. I cannot wait to try this! thanks so much!

    Taylor Reese
    Reese’s Hardwear

    1. Thanks so much for pinning, Taylor! Let me know what you think if you end up making them!

    1. Mine too, Corey! Hope you get a chance to try these soon!

  10. Oh yum! These look and sound delicious. I love the use of instant pudding!

    1. Thank you, Kristine! I think the pudding mix gives the cookies a great flavor!

  11. Oh my goodness I need these in my life! Although my husband and son are allergic to chocolate so I can’t be trusted with these by myself… I will have to save this for my next picnic!

    1. Oh man, I can’t imagine having a chocolate allergy. That has to be rough!

    1. I know, right? You can’t go wrong with s’mores!

  12. These look like every summer loving kids dream! I have been thinking about smore cookies lately.

    1. S’mores are the perfect summer dessert! Although I’ll eat them in any season 😉

    1. You’ll have to keep these in mind for Father’s Day, then! I like to bake my husband cookies on Father’s Day and these are definitely some of his favorites!

  13. SIOBHAIN BOWEN says:

    Do I make the pudding mix as instructed on the box before adding into the recipe or just the dry mixture?

    1. Hi Siobhain! You’ll add the pudding mix in dry. Don’t make it into pudding first. Thanks for the question, and I hope you enjoy your cookies!

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