Smores Brownie Pie

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S’mores Brownie Pie — No campfire? No problem! This brownie pie is made with fudgy brownies topped with toasted marshmallows and graham cracker crumbs. Best s’mores ever!

Smores Brownie Pie - No campfire? No problem! Fudgy brownies topped with toasted marshmallows & graham cracker crumbs. Best smores ever!

Chocolate Brownie Pie with Marshmallows 

No campfire handy? No desire to ever sit around a campfire? I totally understand. Make indoor smores instead.

Unless you’re really into camping or are lucky enough to have a backyard firepit, smores over a campfire isn’t the norm for most of us. Luckily, most of us have ovens with broilers.

Plus I have no patience to roast my marshmallows evenly and dip them directly into the fire. They turn black, I blow them out, and call it good. But that’s another reason I prefer the broiler and it only takes 1 minute. 

Smores Brownie Pie - No campfire? No problem! Fudgy brownies topped with toasted marshmallows & graham cracker crumbs. Best smores ever!

Each bite of the smores pie is so satisfying. Dense, fudgy, rich brownies topped with melted chocolate chips, fluffy gooey marshmallows, and sprinkled with crunchy bits of graham crackers.

It’s a fast and easy dessert to make, and ready from start to finish in about 30 minutes. Pop it in before dinner and as you’re finishing up, dessert will be ready.

There are so many flavors and textures going on in every bite, and that’s why I think people love smores. Those big contrasts of flavors and textures. Crunchy crackers, warm soft marshmallows, and melted chocolate.

Smores Brownie Pie - No campfire? No problem! Fudgy brownies topped with toasted marshmallows & graham cracker crumbs. Best smores ever!Smores Brownie Pie - No campfire? No proble!. Fudgy brownies topped with toasted marshmallows & graham cracker crumbs. Best smores ever!

My daughter demolished half the pan, pulling just the toasted marshmallows off of the brownies and eating them. I donated the other half to friends and got rave reviews and it was deemed the ‘best smores dessert ever’.

Perfect indoor comfort food.

And you don’t even have to leave your cozy kitchen to enjoy.

Smores Brownie Pie - No campfire? No problem! Fudgy brownies topped with toasted marshmallows & graham cracker crumbs. Best smores ever!

What’s in the Smores Brownie Pie? 

To make the chocolate brownie pie recipe, you’ll need:

  • Unsalted butter
  • Dark chocolate 
  • Cocoa powder
  • Eggs
  • Granulated sugar
  • Vanilla extract
  • Instant espresso granules 
  • All-purpose flour
  • Semi-sweet chocolate chips 
  • Marshmallows 
  • Graham cracker crumbs 

Smores Brownie Pie - No campfire? No problem! Fudgy brownies topped with toasted marshmallows & graham cracker crumbs. Best smores ever!

How to Make Smores Brownie Pie 

Begin by making the brownie base. It’s an easy whisk-together batter and the brownies turn out very fudgy with slight chewiness around the edges.

I didn’t use any of my standby brownie bases and made this one up on the fly. I wanted a fairly shallow, thin layer of brownies that was fudgy and not cakey, and got exactly what I was hoping for.

After baking the brownies, sprinkle with chocolate chips, top with marshmallows and broil for about 1 minute. 

After the marshmallows are toasted and puffed, sprinkle with crushed graham crackers and dig in.

Smores Brownie Pie - No campfire? No problem! Fudgy brownies topped with toasted marshmallows & graham cracker crumbs. Best smores ever!

Can I Omit the Instant Espresso Granules? 

The instant espresso doesn’t make the brownies taste like coffee, it just intensifies the chocolate flavor; omit if you’re concerned.

Can I Make a Graham Cracker Crust for the Pie? 

Possibly. I’ve only made the recipe as written, but I don’t think using a graham cracker crust would alter the brownie bake time. 

Can I Make a Classic Brownie Pie? 

If you’re craving a regular chocolate brownie pie, omit the graham cracker crumbs and marshmallows from this recipe and just sprinkle chocolate chips on top instead. 

Smores Brownie Pie - No campfire? No problem! Fudgy brownies topped with toasted marshmallows & graham cracker crumbs. Best smores ever!

Tips for Making This Easy Brownie Dessert 

Keep an incredibly close eye on the marshmallows so they don’t burn, because broilers are extremely unforgiving. I’ve learned my lesson the hard way by charring too many marshmallows and don’t broil on the top racks.

I broil on the much safer middle rack, with the oven door open, and stare into the oven the entire time and jostle the pie dish around to aim the broiler on specific patches I want more or less toasted.

I used large marshmallows for this recipe, but mini will work as well. Just note that they broil more quickly. 

Smores Brownie Pie - No campfire? No problem! Fudgy brownies topped with toasted marshmallows & graham cracker crumbs. Best smores ever!

S'mores Brownie Pie — No campfire? No problem! This brownie pie is made with fudgy brownies topped with toasted marshmallows and graham cracker crumbs. Best s'mores ever!

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Yield: 10

Smores Brownie Pie

Smores Brownie Pie

No campfire? No problem! This brownie pie is made with fudgy brownies topped with toasted marshmallows and graham cracker crumbs. Best s'mores ever!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 27 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter (1 stick)
  • 2 ounces dark chocolate, coarsely chopped (I used Trader Joe’s 72% Pound Plus Bar)
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened natural cocoa powder
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon instant espresso granules, optional but recommended
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • about 8 ounces large marshmallows, enough to cover pan completely
  • about 2 tablespoons graham cracker crumbs (half of 1 graham cracker, crushed in your fist)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Spray a 9-inch pie dish with cooking spray; set aside.
  2. In a medium, microwave-safe bowl combine the butter, chopped chocolate, cocoa powder, and heat to melt, about 45 seconds on high power. Stop to check and stir. Heat in 10-second bursts as necessary until mixture can be stirred smooth; set aside.
  3. In a  large mixing bowl, lightly whisk together the eggs and sugar.
  4. Whisk in the vanilla.
  5. Add the chocolate mixture to the egg-sugar mixture and whisk to combine.
  6. Optionally whisk in the espresso granules. It doesn’t make the brownies taste like coffee and intensifies the chocolate flavor; omit if you’re concerned.
  7. Stir in the flour until just combined; don’t overmix.
  8. Turn batter out into prepared pan, smoothing the top lightly with a spatula.
  9. Bake for about 26 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out mostly clean, or with a few moist crumbs, but no batter.
  10. Turn broiler to high power. Keep the oven rack in the middle of the oven, not up high where you’d normally broil things because it’s safer in the middle; the marshmallows are less likely to char.
  11. Evenly sprinkle the chocolate chips over brownie.
  12. Evenly sprinkle the marshmallows.
  13. Broil for about 1 minute, or until marshmallows are golden and puffed. Keep an incredibly close eye on them so they don’t burn because broilers are extremely unforgiving. I broil on the middle rack, with the oven door open, and stare into the oven the entire time and jostle the pie dish around to aim the broiler on specific patches I want more or less toasted.
  14. Remove from oven and evenly sprinkle with graham cracker crumbs before serving. Serve as soon as it’s comfortably cooled, or allow to cool completely before serving.

Notes

Storage: Pie will keep airtight at room temperature for up to 5 days.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

10

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 376Total Fat: 16gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 62mgSodium: 42mgCarbohydrates: 57gFiber: 2gSugar: 43gProtein: 4g

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  1. Could you do a graham cracker crust with this or would that somehow mess up the brownies? I’m a s’mores lover who needs an equal ratio of all the fixings ;)

  2. So it’s freezing outside, but I was craving me some s’mores, not enough to get a campfire going, but…well enough to need some. This worked out to be deluscious! The only problem I had was fighting the marshmallow to cut and serve, but really, that was ok because it just meant I had more pieces stuck to utensils and fingers that I could eat off and not count as part of my piece. Great easy recipe!

    1. Glad it came out great for you, despite having a little marshmallow stuck to your fingers :) Not a bad problem to have! Happy Holidays, Jen!!

  3. I made this recipe tonight for our guests. It was PERFECT!! Amazing recipe. You are brilliant to make the brownie base so fudgy and non-cake like.. it melted in our mouths!!! I made the brownie in the afternoon, let it cool and then set the chocolate and marshmallows (I used mini ones..yum!!) on top and then set it aside until we were ready for dessert, later on after dinner. I broiled it in my oven and it was perfect. This is a keeper of a recipe!!!

    1. So glad you enjoyed it & that it’s a keeper for you! I did mine just like you made yours, i.e. brownie in advance. And then right before I knew I was taking pics and then we were going to eat it, I finished the rest. Thanks for LMK you like the brownie base itself, too!

      1. I made this again.. I just can’t get enough! This is my go-to brownie base.. it’s just so fantastic!!!!! Tonight I made the brownie base and served it warm with slightly frozen coconut frosting (full fat coconut milk/cream, icing sugar & vanilla), melted/drizzled dark chocolate + toasted coconut flakes. It was SO good. Wanted to share in case anyone reads this and wants to switch it up. I just happened to be out of marshmallows..haha

      2. full fat coconut milk/cream, icing sugar & vanilla with dark choc and toasted coconut flakes sounds HEAVENLY! I think it was a blessing in disguise you ran out of marshmallows :)

        Thanks for sharing your idea with others who may see and glad you love this brownie base! I have a recipe in about 2 weeks for some brownies that may be my favorite brownie base of all time. It’s an 8×8 pan, so not huge, not too thick, so perfect for topping them and doctoring up!

  4. wow – taking smores and brownies to a new level!
    Laura x
    vintagecookbooksandotherstories.blogspot.com

  5. I was wondering if you know how many calories are in this. I love S’mores and having wenier roast we try to do it at least once a year

    1. I really don’t keep track but there are online services you can use to plug in the data. I just don’t have time. Enjoy it for that one or two special times a year you make it is my advice & not worry too much :)

  6. Update…We did make the recipe. We loved the brownie base .it was creamy and rich. I had a bar of 70% Lindt so used that. Did use the milk chocolate chips for the between layer and that was a good choice. The marshmallow layer so so only…I think when I make again I’ll use mini marshmallows. We all wanted less of the marshmallow and more of the brownie.

    1. I love tons of marshmallows! But if you don’t like as many, just use less next time. Easy fix! Glad you enjoyed the dessert!

  7. I’m not very keen on camping so this more than makes up for it! Maybe I’ll surprise Jason with this pie for his birthday – I haven’t baked much goodies for him (non-blog related) in so long!

    1. I donated half this to friends and they loved it! Whatever you and Jason don’t eat his class would love! Then again, you can just like…buy him a bakery cake from the groc store and call it a day! No need to be doing MORE cooking :)

  8. We must be on the same wave length because I was thinking of making this on Oscar Sunday, but ended up just doing plain brownies. These look amazing – makes me sorry I didn’t do the S’more version! I’ll definitely give your recipe a try next time I’m in the mood. Thank you!

  9. You had me at brownie crust! I could definitely use a campfire right about now; I’m tired of winter! A great recipe to tide me over until summer!

  10. Yum! This is perfect. And for some reason the extra chocolate chips in the brownies are killing me. In a good way. Definitely finding an excuse to make this ASAP! Pinned. :)

  11. Every time I visit your blog it makes me want to bake. Another mouth watering recipe. Bet my 6 year old would LOVE it.

  12. Although smores are a fun, outdoorsy, anybody can eat type of food, these photos make me feel like this is a dessert option in a 5 star restaurant! Gorgeous photos, Averie. This recipe turned out exactly like. Today is the last day before lent begins and my guys wanted a special, super sweet dessert! So, I saw this one and made it and now half the pan is gone! (And one of my guys isn’t home yet!) Thanks for the awesome recipe, Averie and the Sparrow men thank you, too! :-)

    1. This is the perfect ‘last hurrah’ dessert to serve a family of teenage boys! I bet they went nuts for it and so glad it turned out like a ‘5 star restaurant’ dessert for you :) That is awesome!

  13. Oh my gosh! I want to dive headfirst into this ooey gooey pie! It looks amazing! Pinned!

  14. Gorgeous job Averie! Those are beautiful pictures and I want to dive right into that thing.

  15. Starting off March with a BANG! This looks awesome and the perfect substitute for not having a campfire! Love those gooey marshmallow photos. Just beautiful Averie!

  16. I am typically more of a cookie person but these brownies have me totally mesmerized. They looks so freaking good.

  17. This looks UNREAL. That toasted marshmallow on top…the gooey chocolate…ugh. dying. Pinning, and totally making as soon as I’m reunited with my kitchen.

  18. I can think of few things worse than sitting around a campfire in this weather…

    One of those things would be a life without chocolate. Or smores! This pie looks divine! Pinned. Not sure if I should pin to Brownies or Pies…decidedly both.

  19. It used to be a favourite pastime for my husband and I to sit outside in our backyard and make s’mores after the kids have gone to bed but no campfire in view since we moved to London. I can’t wait to try this recipe out! The photos are absolutely gorgeous too. Thank you for sharing!

  20. That’s an amazing tip about broiling on the middle rack with the oven door open! I’ve been scared to broil anything in my oven because it’s so gosh darn temperamental, but if I tried your trick, I’m sure my food would turn out just fine!

    And funny as it sounds, I absolutely love toasting marshmallows over a campfire (whether at Tahoe or in someone’s fancy fire pit in their backyard). There’s something peaceful and soothing about trying to patiently get the perfect golden color. I enjoy it so much that I rarely eat the marshmallows I toast and ask if I can do it for other people! They don’t seem to mind much. ;)

    1. That’s awesome that you’re a m’mallow toaster for OTHERS. You can do the work, gladly, with toasting all of mine, too…ha!

  21. I love camping and I have an outdoor firepit! I usually only sit by it a few times in the summer though, because the mosquitos suck my will to live. Marshmallows on a tstick are about the only thing that gets me out there!

    1. Between the mosquitos half the year, and the blizzards the other half, it’s amazing you get out at all to use your firepit :)

  22. This looks like a good recipe to make tomorrow afternoon and then have while watching the Oscars. We actually do have a fire pit but it’s under lots of snow. My least favorite part of smores are the graham crackers so the brownie base sounds great. I’m going to use milk chocolate chips since I have a Sam’s club sized bag in the pantry.

  23. MMMMMMM yesss!!!!! You know I love s’mores, and the ooey gooey decadence of this pie is just singing out to me!!

  24. Your photography is always amazing buy oh my god that second picture and the one with the stretchy marshmallow…you’re making me want to brave all this rain we’re having to go buy marshmallows!

    1. I am so sick of the rain! I know ‘we need it’ but…you know! :) And thanks for the photography compliments!

  25. I find these photos absolutely stunning! I think it is the white/grey background. Whatever it is, it makes this smores brownie pie seem … classy (? :) Ironic since smores will always make me think of smoky, sticky, gooey heaven. You seem to always do that, combine the best of both worlds! I’m all over the rich and gooey in this recipe!

  26. I actually DO like to camp and to make s’mores over the campfire (I’m the only one who likes burnt marshmallows which works out to my benefit as they seem to get accidentally scorched frequently!) but as I am NOT a fan of winter camping, this may be the only version I can enjoy for awhile.

  27. You have created s’mores in every form and now a pie!!!! Those marshmallows look stringy and perfectly toasted–I’d pull the top off too. I always love some melty chocolate…I can imagine how wonderful this is still warm!

    1. So good warm! After the photo shoot, I had to get this thing out of the house, asap :) It was so gooey & good!

  28. This is better than outdoors! I love the gooey chocolate and marshmallows, Great idea Averie!

  29. Oh my goodness! I LOVE s’mores and this just looks like heaven on a plate! Seriously, I would devour this in a minuet. I love it!

  30. I absolutely LOVE s’mores. You enjoy your marshmallows similar to mine, burnt to a crisp and gooey on the inside.

  31. OMG I can’t take the gooeyness. The chocolate. The PIE. Averie, this is so amazingly awesome. I would have eaten ALL of it with a fork – no sharing. Pinned, of course. :) xo

    1. Thanks for pinning. I was thinking of you when I was shooting this b/c I’m like it’s a pie. I hate shooting pies. They’re so BIG. As we’ve discussed :)

  32. S’mores brownie pies are awesome! They are a bit messy to eat but not any less satisfactory.

  33. I am dying over this pie and all that gooey chocolate and marshmallows! So gorgeous, Averie. pinned!

  34. I love this idea! A great tribute to summer during awful cold winters. I usually like my marshmallows black over the campfire, hehe. :) May have to turn on the broiler a few extra minutes.

  35. Averie, This looks sooooo yummy! I could taste it bc of your beautiful pictures-lol! I make one too, but I think I’m adding your idea of marshmallows on top, instead of making the marshmallow- much easier!

  36. Mother of pearl. There are no words. I’ve never been a pie girl, but this? This I could get on board with. All pies should be filled with brownies!

  37. I’ve made a smores pie recently–but it was with a graham cracker type base and crumble on top. Of course, there is a need for more chocolate in my life (ALWAYS) so I’m excited to try this version!