Who knew indoor s’mores could be so EASY? These s’mores truffles feature stovetop melted marshmallows, crushed graham crackers, and a smooth chocolate coating. I used dark chocolate, but you can use any chocolate you like!
Plus, they’re super quick to make! You only need 15 minutes of active prep time and four ingredients to make these adorable little bites.
Stovetop S’mores Truffles with Dark Chocolate
Ever since I was a kid, I’ve been obsessed with s’mores. (Obsessed might actually be an understatement). But I so rarely get to enjoy them, because finding an open flame to roast marshmallows isn’t all that easy – especially when it isn’t summertime.
Fortunately, I’ve found a solution to that problem: stovetop s’mores truffles!
These turned out to be even easier than I expected. Plus, they’re really fun to make. You can decorate them however you like. Or, skip the decorating and go straight to eating – I’m not judging!
All you need are a handful of simple ingredients for these tasty truffles! Here’s what we’re working with:
- marshmallows: You can’t have s’mores without marshmallows! I recommend using mini marshmallows here, as they’re quicker to melt on the stovetop. Plus, they’re small enough that you can use them for decorating. But, you can easily use larger marshmallows instead!
- chocolate: We coat the truffles with melted chocolate chips or a chopped chocolate bar. Melting chocolate in the microwave is super easy, or you can use the double boiler method (more details on that below). I used dark chocolate for a deeper, richer, and slightly less sweet flavor, but any kind of good quality chocolate should work.
- graham crackers: We combine melted marshmallows with crushed graham crackers to make up the center of these truffles. Plus, they add a crunchy texture, and are perfect for decorating the truffles at the end!
- butter or coconut oil: Just a little bit of butter or coconut oil helps the marshmallows melt without scorching, and helps keep them from sticking to your hands and/or your utensils.
How to Make S’mores Truffles
Making these s’mores truffles is a cinch, and you don’t need any fancy equipment!
Step 1: Crush Graham Crackers
First, finely crush graham crackers. You can do this in two ways: either in a ziploc bag with a rolling pin, or in a food processor (if you prefer that method).
If using the ziploc bag method, make sure to squeeze any air out of the bag and close it well. Set aside.
Step 2: Melt Marshmallows on Stovetop
Next, we’re making the centers of our truffles. Melt the butter (or coconut oil) over low heat in a small pot or saucepan. Add the marshmallows and cook, continuously stirring, until it has a mostly smooth consistency.
Pour in the crushed graham crackers and stir until well combined.
Step 3: Make Truffle Balls
Then, we need to form the filling into balls. Grab a small amount of the mixture in your hands and shape into a ball, then roll in your palms to make it smooth. Place on a sheet pan lined with parchment or wax paper.
Typically with truffles, you’d need to chill the centers before coating them in melted chocolate. But here, the marshmallow and graham cracker mixture sticks together really well, so there’s no need to chill them yet.
(But if for some reason they aren’t staying together well, you can chill them for 5-10 minutes in the fridge.)
Step 4: Melt Chocolate & Coat Truffles
Next, melt your chocolate chips or chopped chocolate pieces in a microwave-safe bowl (I recommend using glass). Microwave them for 30 second intervals at 50 percent power, stirring between each interval, until the chocolate is melted and smooth.
If you’d rather, you can use a double-boiler method for melting your chocolate. Bring water barely to a simmer in a saucepan, then place chocolate in a heat-safe bowl and put the bowl on top of the saucepan. Stir frequently. The heat from the steam will slowly melt the chocolate. (Be sure the bowl doesn’t touch the hot water, or the chocolate might scorch.)
Then, dip the graham cracker balls in the melted chocolate with a fork.
You can use a toothpick to slough off any excess chocolate from the bottoms. Then, use the fork to place each truffle on wax or parchment paper.
Step 5: Decorate S’mores Truffles & Chill
Now, it’s time to decorate your truffles! Be sure to do this somewhat quickly, before the melted chocolate sets.
I added a mini marshmallow (cut in half so it gets a little melty when placed on the warm chocolate) and a sprinkle of graham cracker crumbs.
Lastly, refrigerate the truffles for at least 20-30 minutes (until the chocolate is set). Then, enjoy!
You can also just eat them right away – they’ll be messy, but the chocolate will be nice and melty, and the centers will still be a little warm. Delicious!
How to Store & Serve
After the initial chilling period, if you aren’t eating the truffles right away, store them in the refrigerator in an airtight container. Placing them on layers of wax or parchment paper keeps them from sticking together. (The chocolate softens at room temperature, so storing them in the fridge long-term helps keep the chocolate firm.)
These truffles are best served at room temperature. So, when you’re ready to eat, be sure to take them out and set them on the counter for around 30 minutes. Then, serve!
S’mores truffles should last for at least a week in the fridge, but are best eaten within 2-3 days so the marshmallow doesn’t harden too much.
Just be sure they’re stored in an airtight container, because chocolate can easily absorb odors from other food in the fridge. We definitely don’t want that!
More Topping Ideas for S’mores Bites
You can decorate/top these truffles with whatever you like! Here are some ideas:
- chopped nuts (peanuts, walnuts, pecans, etc.)
- fresh or dried berries (raspberries, chopped strawberries, etc.)
- crushed cookies
- caramel drizzle
I know I’ll be making these s’mores truffles on repeat. I can never get enough of that chocolate/marshmallow/graham cracker combo! I hope these satisfy your s’mores cravings, too. 🙂
If you try this recipe, I’d love if you shared your thoughts with a rating and comment below!
Looking for another tasty (and easy) chocolate dessert? You might like these 3-ingredient chocolate filled raspberries.
Easy S’mores Truffles (4 Ingredients)
- 4 sheets graham crackers
- 1 Tbsp butter
- 1 cup mini marshmallows (or large marshmallows, cut into pieces)
- 1/2 cup chocolate chips (or chopped chocolate bar)
- Finely crush graham crackers (either in a ziploc bag with a rolling pin, or in a food processor). Set aside.
- Melt butter** over low heat in a small pot or saucepan. Add marshmallows and cook, stirring, until mostly smooth. Remove from heat.
- Pour in graham crackers and stir until the mixture is mostly uniform.
- Using your hands, form a small amount of the mixture into a ball about 3/4-1 inch thick. Then roll in your palms to make it smooth. Place on a sheet pan lined with parchment or wax paper. Repeat with the remaining mixture.
- Separately, in a microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate chips in the microwave for 30 second intervals at 50% power. Stir between each interval, until smooth.*
- Roll the graham cracker balls in the melted chocolate with a fork until fully coated. Using the fork, place each truffle back on the wax or parchment paper-coated sheet pan.
- Working quickly before the chocolate sets, decorate the truffles with desired toppings.***
- Refrigerate the truffles for 20-30 minutes until chocolate is set, then enjoy!****