Chocolate Chip Cookie Peanut Butter S’mores Bars

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These Chocolate Chip Cookie Peanut Butter S’mores Bars are amazing! So many layers of delicious goodness…they are a guaranteed crowd pleaser!

A few weeks ago I opened up my front door to a package. Now I am no stranger to the package on the front door. I consider myself a bit of an online shopping expert. But sometimes when you are such an expert internet shopper you forget about the things you buy…

That is until the box ends up on the front step.

ORRR the husband intercepts said box, which is basically the worst day of my life.


In these cases he generally stands over me while I open the box, all while I over-explain about how it was “on sale”, a “total bargain” or (my favorite) “for the children”. Anyway, when you open the box it’s like a surprise!  What did I order?  I can’t even remember!

It’s basically like Christmas.

But back to the box in question. I couldn’t remember ordering anything…so when I opened it up and saw that it was a copy of Averie’s new book Peanut Butter Comfort I was so super excited.  Because the only thing better than opening up your boxes of online purchases, are opening up boxes that are a surprise!  Love that!

Anyway, I quickly got to work choosing something to make. Because helllllooooo, the whole book is about peanut butter. You guys all know how I feel about peanut butter. My boo.

Although it was hard to decide, I chose to make her Six Layer Cookie and Marshmallow S’mores Sandwich Bars. Tis the season of the S’more. And y’all never seem to get tired of S’more-ish stuff.

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Smores Bars…

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I even made a quick little video to show you just how easy it is!

I made the recipe pretty much exactly as-is written.  She even made a modification for those of us who want to take a short-cut and use packaged cookie dough.

Which I did.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Peanut Butter S'mores Bars

You’ll need 2 packages of cookie dough. The recipe calls for Chocolate Chip, but I grabbed one that had white chocolate too.  Totally up to you!

Chocolate Chip Cookie Peanut Butter S'mores Bars

Press 1 1/4 packages into the bottom of a lined and greased pan…

The top that completely with milk chocolate bars…

Chocolate Chip Cookie Peanut Butter S'mores Bars

THEN top that with peanut butter.


Chocolate Chip Cookie Peanut Butter S'mores Bars

THENNNN top that with graham cracker crumbs…

Chocolate Chip Cookie Peanut Butter S'mores Bars

And yep, top that with Marshmallow Fluff…

Chocolate Chip Cookie Peanut Butter S'mores Bars

And finally you’ll top all that with the remaining cookie dough.

She says in the recipe to use a rolling pin to flatten it out.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Peanut Butter S'mores Bars

I didn’t have a ton of luck getting it flat enough, so I pieced it on. It was totally fine.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Peanut Butter S'mores Bars

Then bake that up for about 20 minutes.  It will weigh approximately 76 pounds. And for real you guys.  The is how it will look when it’s done…

Chocolate Chip Cookie Peanut Butter S'mores Bars

You have to let it cool completely before you can cut it…otherwise, like she says in the recipe, it will be a big ol’ mess.

SO I waited and then I chilled it, so it would be easy to cut…And y’all.

Be still my heart…

Chocolate Chip Cookie Peanut Butter S'mores Bars

I can’t even tell you how good these bars are.

Can’t even tell you.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Peanut Butter S'mores Bars | Cookies and Cups

Super incredibly amazing.  I had to get them out of the house asap, because I couldn’t be trusted.Chocolate Chip Cookie Peanut Butter S'mores Bars | Cookies and Cups



Chocolate Chip Cookie Peanut Butter S’mores Bars

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makes 25 bars


  • 2 (16 oz) packages of pre-made cookie dough
  • 16 oz Milk Chocolate Candy Bars (I used a little more than 3 XL Hershey Bars)
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs (about 4 full crackers)
  • 7 oz jar of Marshmallow fluff (1 1/2 cups)


  1. Preheat oven to 350°
  2. Line a 9×9 pan with foil and spray with cooking spray
  3. press 1 1/4 of the cookie dough into the bottom of the prepared pan.
  4. Top the cookie dough completely with the Hershey Bars
  5. Spread the peanut butter on top of the chocolate using an off-set spatula or knife.
  6. Sprinkle the graham cracker crumbs on top of peanut butter.
  7. Spread the Fluff on top of the graham cracker layer. The Fluff is hard to spread, so do your best when spreading over the graham crumbs.
  8. Finally roll the remaining cookie dough out on a flour-dusted counter top. Place rolled dough on top of Fluff. My dough ripped, so I just pieced it on, which was totally fine!
  9. Bake for 20-22 minutes until top is golden.
  10. Allow to cool for 2 hours on a wire rack. Then transfer to refrigerator to cool for at least another 2 hours. If bars aren’t completely cooled they will be far too oozy to eat.
  11. Cut into squares while chilled.


store airtight in the refrigerator.
Serve chilled or reheated in the microwave. I actually liked them chilled.

Best if eaten within 3 days.
Recipe from Peanut Butter Comfort by Averie Sunshine



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Colleen @ What

WOW! These bars look absolutely incredible! I can’t get over everything that’s going on here. WANT. 🙂

Joanne @ Fifteen Spatulas

Wow, I can see why you picked this recipe! I am floored by the photos and how delicious the bars look.

Rachel Cooks

HOLY SMOKES! These look…umm…I can’t even find the words right now. Unreal! I would gain 250 pounds if I made these and I think I’d be okay with that!

Belinda @themoonblushbaker

Photos can not do this dessert justice! Pb and chocolate is an instant hit; no wonder it is Averie’s book!

Gloria // Simply Gloria
That is too funny…because I am the same way with online shopping. I order something so much (almost always from Amazon, because we are Prime members. So it’s free shipping and always there in less than 2 days…so I usually always forget what I’ve gotten.) But just yesterday, I was making sure my husband would be at work by the time the UPS guy came on Friday with my order, bcz of the kitchen things I ordered…they are my “wants” not really “needs”. hehe I had to get Averie’s new book (on Amazon, of course!)the day it was released. I… Read more »
Melissa @ Treats With a Twist

Oh ma’ Lord!!! Yes, those look like they weigh a bajillion pounds! But holy crap those look SO good. I die for smores and cookies so please let me have those!! And Averie is just genius. I adore her.

Liz @ Tip Top Shape

These bars are wonderfully overwhelming!

Emily @ Life on Food

Woah momma! Talk about decadent. I love it though.

Ashley @ Wishes and Dishes

Yum – s’mores heaven right here!!!!

Cookbook Queen

These seriously look TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE!!!


OOOOOOMMMMMMGGGGGGG!!! I felt that one OMG was certainly not enough for these over-the-top indulgent bars! I have Averie’s cookbook as well and want to make every single recipe!

Tracy Lawson

Oh my – these look amazing!!!! Think I might need to give these a try!!!

Norma | Allspice and Nutmeg

Scrumptious! These are perfect for the sweet tooth!


My daughter and I just drooled on my laptop keyboard…LOL! Yummy!

Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugar

These are my heaven! LOVE!

Leah | So, How

Oh my gosh, I don’t even know what to say. These look unreal. I must have them in my life!

Cathy Pollak ~ Noble Pig

Holy wow, this is crazy insane goodness and I love it!


Oh my gosh!! Averie is a genius!! These bars are incredible!! Just wow!

Too good to be true!


Yep, I am stopping for cookie dough on the way home.

Anne @ Have a Cookie!

OMG – just shoot me!

Renee @ Awesome on $20

This is like some sort of gooey dream. I don’t want to wake up.

Stephanie @ Back For Seconds

Wow. Just WOW!

Colette (Coco)

You took this out of a book?
I thought it was a Shelly original.
It looks like the sort of awesome stuff you’d invent!


I’ve been trying to decide what to make from that book and it’s impossible! Everything just looks so peanut buttery and delicious. Mmmmmm.

Erin @ Texanerin Baking

Lol. What?

These are perfectly ridiculous. And of course I mean that in a good way.

And surprise mail! Aww. Lucky girl! I think I’ve gotten surprise mail twice in my life. And it was pretty magical. 🙂

bridget {bake at 350}

Shelly…these look so insanely delicious that I almost got a little teary eyed. I mean, this has it ALL!!! And your pictures….oh my word. This cookbook is within arm’s reach of me right now. I KNOW what recipes I’m trying next. Wowza!


Look super satisfying! One question though, have you tried making them with a 9×13 size pan? Could I just double the recipe or would I need to change up the ratios? Thanks! Can’t wait to make’em!

Erin @ The Spiffy Cookie

Haha I forget what things are getting shipped to me sometimes too! I’ll come home to a box and it’s a fun surprise! I would definitely love it if this cookbook showed up, with some of these bars with it!

Sommer @ ASpicyPerspective

Wow! These look soooooo good! 🙂

Sue {munchkin munchies}

You picked an amazing recipe to start with…these bars have SHELLY written all over them! 🙂

Barbara | Creative Culinary

I would HAVE to torch the fluff; for me s’mores have to have that burnt marshmallow taste…but beyond that I’m betting these are sinful.

Chandra@The Plaid and Paisley Kitchen

Heading to the kitchen right now!!! I MUST HAVE THESE!!!!!

Averie @ Averie Cooks

Shelly thank you so much for making these and trying this recipe! They look incredible. When I made them for the book, the #1 thing I remember about them is that the pan weighed about 10 lbs going into the oven after all those layers 🙂 Your pictures are wonderful and truly do the recipe justice. Thank you for the super sweet post, for trying the recipe, and for the links to my site and book. You’re the best! 🙂


Woah I need to make these!!! 🙂

Alexandra @ Confessions of a Bright-Eyed Baker

Ahhh these look amazing! I think I’ve seen these on Averie’s blog before, but OBVIOUSLY I needed a reminder because, hello, I need these! By the way, that happens to me all the time where I think, “What did I order now?” I mostly blame it on Amazon and free shipping. 😉

Jamie @lifelovelemons

Oh my god. Droollllll

Peabody (Culinary Concoctions By Peabody)

Oh my! I think this is the next thing to bake for the hockey team, they will die (but in a good way).

Yvonne @ bitterbaker

Oh my, these actually DO have everything in them! Six layers!! Yum 🙂


All things good in a bar form? Too good to be true.

Also, I LOVE it when a package is delivered and I forgot what I ordered. It really is like Christmas.

Lindsey @ American Heritage Cooking

Wow! Your s’morse layer bars are so tidy! They are picture perfect!

I also love, love, love getting a package when I’ve forgotten what I ordered! Hate the guilt trip when it’s intercepted though…so glad I’m not alone. 🙂

Joshua Hampton (Cooking Classes San Diego)

Wow. My head is about to explode with all that chocolate and peanut butter goodness. Just… wow.


I’m dying. I twittered and facebooked the heck out of these. And then will go back them. OMG

Erin @ Dinners, Dishes, and Desserts

Tell me again why I am giving up sweets this week, these are torture!

Emily ~SoDomesticated~

Are you freakin’ kidding me! Those are some sinfully delicious looking bars 😉

Melanie @ Just Some Salt and Pepper

Ahhh, I want some of these RIGHT NOW.

Beth R.

So, I made these for my family and they were amazing good! I don’t know about anyone else, the fluff was impossible to spread, but no matter they were still delish! I took them to work and they were gone in seconds! I love your recipes and haven’t had a bad one yet!

Beth R.

Oh, and i didn’t have a 9×9 pan, made in 7×11 and they were fine. Ingredients worked fine.


Yes impossible! I just let it settle into place on its own..
Also I feel as though 20-22 min was not long enough to bake.. the dough looks raw at this point or is it just goey from the layers?


I just made these and lived to tell the tale! My tip: zap the fluff in the microwave for just 10 seconds and it will spread over those graham cracker crumbs much more easily. Also: I only had crunchy peanut butter but I kinda love the texture!! Thanks for sharing, let me know if you want to see a pic of mine

Capturing Joy with Kristen Duke Photography

Oh my, those look amazing!!!

Tracy | Pale Yellow

O.M.G. This look out of control, I need to get Averie’s book ASAP!


I made it a little easier to put the top layer of cookie dough on by pre-setting it on either parchment paper or tin foil. That way you could just lay it down on the marshmallows and you wouldn’t have to piece it together. Worked beautifully!!!
This recipe is amazing I have just made it for a third time because I keep taking it to work and I want to leave some at home.


How much does this end product weight? This site says 76 POUNDS? Is that a typo?