Have you ever eaten something so good it just makes you wonder who invented it, or when the first time it was eaten? I had that experience with the good old fashioned s’more. Seriously, who thought that taking two graham crackers, then roasting a marshmallow and slapping that onto some chocolate to make a little dessert sandwich would be a good idea? Well, it’s a good idea they did right? Now I wonder if that person had any idea that this simple little recipe would be the quintessential outdoor dessert.
But here’s the thing, for most of the year we’re not sitting around a campfire. And many of us live in cities or don’t have access to a backyard to be able to make the classic s’more with a marshmallow roasted over a roaring campfire. And this is why I’m here share Indoor S’mores with you.
Don’t fret city-dwellers and anyone without access to a background. We too deserve the pleasure of a delicious chocolaty marshmallowy s’more with an indoor s’more! There’s no roasting of a marshmallow needed, and the only fire (or heat from an electric cook top) you’ll need is to melt the chocolate morsels. Semisweet chocolate morsels melt and combine with sweetened condensed milk, unsweetened dark cocoa powder and powdered sugar to make a rich chocolate spread.
The marshmallow for an indoor s’more comes in the form of marshmallow fluff! Sweet and sticky, get that marshmallow flavor without having to actual toast anything over the open flame. Spread the fluff on to a graham cracker then sandwich on top of the graham cracker with the chocolate spread and just like that you’re enjoying the nostalgia of a s’more with an indoor s’more.
Now, you’re never going to guess where this recipe is from. Go ahead, make a guess.
Did you guess Richard Simmons? The Sweatin’ to the Oldies Richard Simmons? Didn’t think so.
When we were kids my mom bought a few of his cookbooks, one of them being dedicated totally to desserts called Sweetie Pie and this is his recipe for an indoor s’more. The chocolate spread is addicting. I promise you, make these once and they’re going to be a recipe you return to over and over. Did I mention they take less than 10 minutes to make?
Tips for Making Indoor S’mores
-Once the chocolate morsels have melted, make sure you turn off the heat and remove the from the burner before you mix in the cocoa powder and powdered sugar. You need to do this because you want the chocolate to set into a paste and not stay too fluid.
-After you mix in the cocoa powder and the powdered sugar if the chocolate is staying more of a sauce and less of a paste, add more cocoa powder at 1/2 tablespoon at a time until the mixture thickens.
-Go light on the marshmallow fluff and add more if you need it. The thing about fluff, once you start spooning it out of the container it has a consistency that spreads out and settles. So what looks like a good amount on the spoon will actually be about double that size once you spread it onto the graham cracker and sandwich it with the chocolate graham cracker. You can always add more, you can’t take away!
-These taste just as good room temperature as they do when he chocolate is warm.Print
Indoor s’mores are the ultimate way to enjoy a s’more without needing a campfire! A chocolate spread combines with marshmallow fluff, all the s’more without the outdoors!
- Prep Time: 5 minutes
- Cook Time: 10 minutes
- Total Time: 15 minutes
- Yield: 10 s’mores 1x
1/2 cup semisweet morsels
5 1/2 tablespoons sweetened condensed milk
2 tablespoon cocoa powder
2 tablespoon powdered sugar
1. In a small pot over medium-low heat, melt the chocolate morsels and sweetened condensed milk. Once melted, turn off heat and remove from the burner/cook top. Then stir in the cocoa and powdered sugar.
2. To assemble, spread chocolate mixture onto one graham cracker and desired amount of marshmallow fluff on the other, combine to create your s’more.
Go light on the marshmallow fluff and add more if you need it. The thing about fluff, once you start spooning it out of the container it has a consistency that spreads out and settles. So what looks like a good amount on the spoon will actually be about double that size once you spread it onto the graham cracker and sandwich it with the chocolate graham cracker. You can always add more, you can’t take away!