Not only are these s'mores patriotic, they are customizable. We like having a mix of chocolate bars on hand so guests have a choice. In addition to Norway's Freia milk chocolate, you could also try Ghirardelli dark chocolate with caramel, Ritter Sport praline, and Perugina cappuccino.
Yield: 1 serving
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- 1.5 cup(s) all-purpose flour
- 1 cup(s) whole-wheat flour
- 0.5 cup(s) toasted wheat germ
- 0.5 teaspoon(s) salt
- 1 teaspoon(s) baking soda
- 2 stick(s) butter softened
- 1 teaspoon(s) ground cinnamon
- 0.25 cup(s) light brown sugar packed
- 2 tablespoon(s) honey
- 8 ounce(s) chocolate broken into small pieces
- 16 clean twigs or skewers
- 32 marshmallows
- 1. Cookies: Whisk together
- flours, wheat germ, salt, baking
- soda, and cinnamon.
- 2. Beat together butter, sugar,
- and honey with a mixer on medium
- speed until pale and fluffy,
- 2 to 3 minutes, scraping down
- sides of bowl as needed. Reduce
- speed to low. Add flour mixture;
- beat until combined.
- 3. Turn out dough onto a floured
- surface, and divide in half. Roll
- out each dough half to 'Is-inch
- thickness, and refrigerate until
- firm, about 10 minutes. Preheat
- oven to 350°. Cut out squares
- with a 3-inch fluted square cutter.
- Cut a star out of the center of
- half the cookies using a 1112-inch
- star cutter. Reroll scraps once,
- and repeat.
- 4. Place squares 1 inch apart on
- parchment-lined baking sheets,
- keeping cookies with cutouts
- together. Refrigerate until very
- firm, about 15 minutes.
- 5. Bake cookies until dark brown,
- 14 to 16 minutes, rotating halfway
- through (star cookies take
- about 1 minute less). Let cool
- on sheets 10 minutes. Cookies
- can be stored in an airtight container
- up to 2 days.
- 6. S'mores: Preheat grill on high
- (if using a charcoal grill, coals
- are ready when you can hold your
- hand 5 inches above grill for
- just 2 seconds) or build a campfire.
- Divide chocolate among
- cookies without cutouts. Skewer
- marshmallows; toast over grill
- or fire, rotating, until gooey in
- center and nicely charred, about
- 2 minutes. Remove marshmallows
- from skewers; place 2 on
- each chocolate-topped cookie.
- Sandwich each with a cutout
- star cookie; press gently. Let sit
- 2 minute to melt chocolate.
This recipe is a personal recipe added by JanetDMiller and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.
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