Disclosure: I’m so grateful to have received a copy of Lauren Grier’s debut cookbook, Modern Comfort Cooking – Feel Good Favorites Made Fresh and New. I hope you all enjoy this little sneak peak!
Hi Friends! I’m back real quick today with the perfect New Year’s Eve dessert: Champagne Marshmallow Treats.
Yes, that’s right. Champagne. Those ooey, gooey squares that you loved as a kid just got a major adult make-over. So dust off your party shoes and let’s get this shindig started.
The idea to add champagne to marshmallow treats is pure genius. But it’s one that I simply cannot take credit for. Because the recipe is the brainchild of my friend Lauren Grier. And it’s one that appears in the pages of her debut cookbook, Modern Comfort Cooking – Feel Good Favorites Made Fresh and New.
Lauren is the cool, creative cat behind the blog, Climbing Grier Mountain. Her posts always put a smile on my face. And a rumble in my tummy. Lauren is the Queen-B of recipe mash-ups (hello Seven-Layer Greek Dip Grilled Cheese Sandwich on page 84!). And she uses inspiration from all her international travels to put a global spin on western favorites (you must try her Moroccan Meatloaf with Tomato-Harissa Sauce on page 41!).
Basically, you need her cookbook. If you’re in a cooking rut, it will yank you right out of it. And if you are already one badass experimental kitchen guru with an occasional flare for the exotic, then Modern Comfort Cooking will naturally fit right into your repertoire. So go grab a copy of Lauren’s cookbook today for yourself. And pick up one for that person on your Christmas shopping list who you forgot about this year (oops!).
With New Year’s Eve fast approaching, I can’t help but think about resolutions. This year, I’ve decided mine should be to stop putting chocolate drizzle on literally everything. Because jeez, I seem to have a problem. Just look at some of my most recent posts (like these blondies and these marshmallows) for proof. I even added both a white and dark chocolate drizzle to Lauren’s Champagne Marshmallow Treats. Which I think makes them feel extra festive for the New Year’s Eve Holiday. But it’s totally up to you whether you want to include the chocolate or not. I guess it depends on if you’re feeling the urge to release your inner Jackson Pollock!
This recipe has been reprinted with permission from Lauren Grier