S’mores cookie cups – they’re pretty much one of the best cookies ever, they taste like campfire s’mores only better and in cookie form and were part of our annual cookie and cocktail exchange party we had this past weekend.
Every year we have a cookie and cocktail exchange party. People who want to enter the exchange can do so and leave with a bag full of cookies, and then also have their cookies entered into the voting. There’s a category for best tasting, best looking, and most Christmas themed.
In addition to the cookies portion we also do a cocktail exchange. People can bring a cocktail and then serve the cocktail in little glasses and then they make a display one. The display ones are entered into the cocktail voting – best tasting, best looking and most Christmas themed. There are voting cards (here are the ones I made which we used) and there are PRIZES!
This is the 4th year we’ve had the party, the whole thing is pretty neat if I do say so myself. Friends and family from all different walks of life gather to celebrate the holidays, our house is small but it’s cozy. Last year my husband came up with the idea for the dark and stormy oatmeal cream pie cookies and this year when we were talking about what cookies to make he came up with the idea for these s’mores cookie cups (I think he just wanted to use a torch haha).
These cookies have a graham cracker-sugar cookie crust, a chocolate ganache filling with a hint of bourbon and are topped with marshmallow creme which is brûléed with a torch. I made the cookie layer in little paper cups (clean up in the pan is easier this way) but when brûléing the marshmallow creme some of the edges caught fire a little, so just a note of caution that that is completely fine and normal. In fact, here’s a little video of us using the torch (we bought this one and it was absolutely fantastic!)
Remove the paper cups before serving. They were delicious – have you ever been to a cookie or cocktail exchange? I’d love to know!
Here are some photos from the party: