It’s so funny how life works in cycles sometimes. A few years ago my summer schedule was packed with bridal showers, bachelorette parties, and weddings. I used to order wedding gifts from Etsy in bulk, and hoard Bed, Bath and Beyond coupons to use for friends’ shower gifts. Now, just a few years later, all my friends are starting their families, and I find myself crafting DIY onesies, and spending my Friday nights snuggling precious newborns.
Recently, a good friend and co-worker had a sweet baby girl. After all the hard work of labor and delivery, a decadent treat was well deserved. She is a lover of all-things s’mores, so I knew these brownies would be perfect for her. They are made using a brownie mix, so they are ridiculously easy to make, but if you have a favorite homemade recipe, feel free to use it. The brownies were well received, and from what I hear, perfect to eat at 2am while nursing a new baby.
Side note: If you’re looking for meals to take to a new mom, check out my post on new-mom meals here.
Yields: 18 servings
1 family size brownie mix (one that yields a 9×13 pan)
Oil, water and eggs as directed on the box
2-3 cups miniature marshmallows
5 graham crackers, cut into chunks
2 Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Bars, cut into each segments
Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare brownie mix as directed on the box or use your favorite homemade recipe.
After the brownies are baked, remove the pan from the oven and set the oven to broil at 500-550 degrees F.
Allow the brownies to cool for a minute, then sprinkle marshmallows over the entire surface. Sprinkle the graham crackers on top of the marshmallows. Set the pan in the oven about 4-5 inches from the heat source, and broil for 30 seconds, or until the marshmallows are golden brown. Watch the pan very carefully so it doesn’t burn. Top the brownies with pieces of the chocolate bar. Allow the chocolate to set before cutting the brownies.
Source: Prevention RD