No fire pit? No problem! Oven baked S’Mores make the perfect little snack, or they can be made by the dozens to serve at your next celebration! This indoor recipe is easy and delicious!
Looking for more s’mores dessert variations full of graham crackers, marshmallows, and candy bars combinations? Here are a few of our favorites – S’Mores Dessert Squares, S’Mores Ice Box Cake, S’Mores in a Jar, and Mini S’Mores Tortes.
An Indoor Camping Dessert
S’mores are hands-down one of my very favorite camping treats. I just adore the combination of flavors between the graham crackers, marshmallows, and candy bars. The problem is that I don’t have ready access to a campfire or fire pit, and so it has been a little tricky getting my s’mores fix.
I’ve made many a microwave s’more, and while I love that the marshmallows get gooey and soft, they’ve always been missing that delicious toasted marshmallow taste. One day it finally occurred to me to broil the marshmallows in the oven (duh!) and these delicious and easy oven baked s’mores were born!
I think a lot of the beauty in s’mores is in their simplicity – only three ingredients and yet such a delicious combination of flavors! What’s also great about making s’mores in the oven is that you can make a bunch all at once, so they would be perfect for a party! I think they would also work great for a s’mores bar, where everyone can choose their own combination of grahams, marshmallows, and chocolate. Any way you make them, they’re delicious!
How To Make S’Mores In The Oven
Recipe Prep – For the perfect oven baked s’mores, skip the microwave and preheat your broiler. For an easier time cleaning, I like to lay a piece of parchment paper or a silicone baking mat on the baking sheet.
Add The Layers – Next, to make your s’mores, place half of a graham cracker on the sheet and then add 4 squares of chocolate and a marshmallow on top. (Did you know they make marshmallows specifically for s’mores?) Don’t place the other graham cracker on top until they’re done cooking.
Heat’em Up – Place the baking sheet under the preheated broiler and cook until the marshmallow is golden brown. I like to leave the oven door open a crack so I can see the marshmallow. It literally only takes a few seconds to toast the marshmallows, so stay close by and watch until they reach the desired level of toasting.
Serve – Remove the s’mores from the oven and then place the remaining graham cracker halves on top. Serve them nice and hot and enjoy!
Hold Off On The Top Graham Cracker – Be sure to wait until after the s’mores have broiled before adding the top graham cracker. If you add it before placing them in the oven, the marshmallow won’t toast.
Let It Burn – When we go camping I am one of those crazy people who loves the taste of a burnt marshmallow. If you’re like me, go ahead and let your s’mores cook a little longer in the oven. Just remember they cook super fast when the broiler is on, so don’t wander too far.
Mix It Up – I generally love a standard Hershey’s bar when I’m making my indoor s’mores. However, sometimes I really enjoy mixing up the chocolate later with other types of candy. Some of my favorites to use are Reese’s peanut butter cups, a Heath bar or a Twix! Don’t stop there! You can also try different flavored marshmallows or graham crackers to mix things up.
More Easy Dessert Recipes
- Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies
- S’more Rice Krispie Treats
- Homemade Strawberry Marshmallows
- Rolo Cookie Bites
- Almond Joy Rice Krispies Treats
Now that you know how to bake s’more in the oven, you can enjoy them all year long! Leave us a comment below and let us know how you liked them. The next time you make them, snap a picture and tag us on social media.
Oven S'mores Recipe
- 6 graham crackers
- 6 fun size Hershey Bars or Reese's peanut butter cups
- 6 S'mores Mallows, or regular marshmallows
- Preheat the broiler.
- Assemble the bottom half of the s'mores on a baking sheet by layering half a graham cracker, chocolate, and marshmallow.
- Place the baking sheet under the preheated broiler. Leave the oven door open a crack so you can see the marshmallow. It literally only takes a few seconds to toast the marshmallows, so stay close by and watch until they reach the desired level of toasting.
- Remove and top with remaining graham cracker halves and enjoy!