Summer is here, which means the season of the s'mores is upon us. There's nothing like spending an evening out in nature nestled around a campfire roasting marshmallows with people you love. However, you don't have to go camping to enjoy the delicious flavor combination of chocolate, marshmallows, and graham crackers. Get cooking with these 10 delicious s'more inspired desserts!
Traditional cheesecake gets a s'mores-worthy makeover with a topping of melted chocolate and roasted marshmallows. The cake's graham cracker crust, complete with an extra layer of chocolate, makes this dessert so decadent you won't be able to handle more than one serving.
A s'mores calzone is the perfect combination of salty and sweet. It's quickly become one of my favorite desserts. Add a glass of milk or scoop of vanilla ice cream to compliment the rich flavor.
3. S'mores Dip
All you need to make this s'mores dip is a cast iron pan, chocolate chips, marshmallows, and graham crackers. It's perfect for serving the whole family and can easily be made at home or while you're camping.
Spice up your next movie night with this s'mores popcorn. Golden Grahams cereal stands in for graham crackers along with mini marshmallows and melting chocolate. Tip: wait a few minutes for the chocolate to harden so you don't end up with super messy hands.
Making these cookies is a little trickier than some of the other recipes but they are well worth it. A few best tricks to keep in mind are to chill the dough and make the top layer of the cookie thinner than the bottom to allow for the marshmallow to melt properly.
Quick and easy, this bark is perfect when you need to make a yummy dessert on the fly. What could be more delicious than swirling dark and white chocolate together and then adding Hershey's bars, graham crackers, and mini marshmallows? This recipe is sure to become a family favorite.
7. S'mores Bars
Not sure what to take to your next family BBQ or church social? Whip up a pan of these crowd-pleasing s'mores bars and your dessert will be the hit of the night.
Once you start you won't be able to stop eating this yummy s'mores cookie dough dip. Graham crackers are great for dipping but you can also try other things like pretzels, vanilla wafers, or fruit.
When you're in the mood for a traditional s'more but don't have access to a campfire, you can bake these s'mores bites in the oven. If you want to switch things up a bit, put a Rollo on top instead of a Hershey's Kiss.
Combine the flavor of a camping classic with your favorite vanilla ice cream and you get a deliciously unique milkshake. A tablespoon of Greek yogurt helps create a creamy consistency while giving an extra kick of flavor. Add a fun straw and top your masterpiece with graham cracker crumbles and shaved chocolate for an extra bit of flair.
Clarissa Fidler is a 20-something trying to find her place in this world. She grew up in Seattle, attended college in Utah, and recently moved back to the Pacific Northwest after spending the last few years in Chicago obtaining her master’s degree in journalism. Clarissa spends her days working as a higher education professional helping graduate students pursue their passions. In her free time you’ll find her reading the New York Times, cuddling with her cat Harper, catching up on her favorite blogs, enjoying the outdoors, or checking out a new restaurant. If you’d like to read more by Clarissa, check out her blog West Hawthorne Place.
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