Nutella-Stuffed Smore's Brownies

You just have to read the name to know that this Nutella-Stuffed Smore's Brownies recipe is going to be good. Everyone's favorite childhood spread combined with a brownie recipe, chocolate and toasted marshmallow topping takes this dessert recipe over the top!No matter which way you look at this dessert recipe, from the photos to the name, you can't help but have your mouth water. You know it's going to be a bit messy, but aren't s'mores always a bit like that? This recipe is almost too much to handle!

For the graham cracker crust recipe, you will need graham cracker crumbs, some granulated sugar, salt and some melted butter. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Then butter a 9-inch by 13-inch baking pan. Line the baking pan with some greaseproof paper, leaving some to overhang the pan. Then lightly grease with some butter or non-stick cooking spray and set aside. Then combine the graham cracker crumbs, sugar, and salt in a bowl. Add the melted butter and stir the mixture is moist. Transfer the graham cracker crust recipe into the prepared baking pan and press into an even bottom layer. Bake for approximately 15 minutes, until the graham cracker crust, is a nice golden brown.

The ingredients that are needed for the filling part of the recipe include some all-purpose flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and melted butter. You will also need some melted semi-sweet dark chocolate, eggs, castor sugar and vanilla extract. Along with some semi-sweet dark chocolate chips, Nutella and marshmallows. For the brownie recipe, you will start by combining the cocoa powder and baking soda in a large bowl. Then stirring in some boiling water to form a thick paste. Stir in the sugar, eggs, melted chocolate and melted butter mixing well until smooth. Next add the flour, vanilla extract, and salt and again mix well. Then fold in the chocolate chips for the recipe.

Pour half of the brownie mixture into the prepared pan, and then put spoonfuls of Nutella on top of the brownie recipe batter, and spread over top evenly before pouring the rest of the batter into the pan. Bake the brownies for approximately 30 to 35 minutes, or until they start to pull away from the sides of the baking pan. To test brownies, insert a toothpick and it should come out with only a few moist crumbs. Remove the brownies from the oven. Turn the oven up to broil. Then arrange the marshmallows on top of the brownies in an even layer. Put the pan back into the oven for a few minutes, keeping a close eye as they can burn very easily. When they are toasted perfectly, take them out and allow them to completely cool. Cut into squares and store at room temperature in an airtight container. This Nutella Stuffed Brownie Recipe is sure to be a hit wherever you take it, at any time of year.

Did you know that the use of the marshmallow plant to make desserts dates back to ancient Egypt? At that time, a recipe would call for extracting sap from the plant and mixing it with nuts and honey. Other pre-modern recipes used the pith of the marshmallow plant, instead of the sap. The stem would be peeled back to reveal a soft and spongy pith; that was then boiled in sugar syrup and dried to produce a soft, chewy treat. You could also find the gladiators of ancient Rome, using the marshmallow plant's sap. The sap would be rubbed on the body in preparation for fights.

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