Gingerbread S'mores Muffins


Sweet and spicy treat--like gingerbread mixed with s'mores--for dessert or breakfast. I've had this recipe since 1970 and don't know the source, but I think the muffins are delicious. I hope you enjoy them, too.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
36 muffins


  • 2 cups light molasses

  • 2 cups brewed coffee

  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten

  • 5 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking soda

  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger

  • 2 teaspoons ground allspice

  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup shortening

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

  • 1 cup miniature marshmallows


  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease and flour 36 muffin cups.

  2. Blend molasses, coffee, and eggs together in a bowl until smooth.

  3. Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, allspice, nutmeg, and salt in a medium bowl.

  4. Beat shortening and sugar in a bowl with an electric mixer until creamy. Add coffee mixture alternately with flour mixture, mixing between each addition, until batter is combined. Stir in vanilla extract. Fold in chocolate chips and marshmallows.

  5. Fill prepared muffin cups about 3/4 full of batter.

  6. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 20 minutes. Cool for 10 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

227 Calories
8g Fat
38g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 36
Calories 227
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 102mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 38g 14%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 22g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 60mg 5%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 346mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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