Food & Drink

August 10, 2012

S’mores recipes, classic and new for National S’mores Day

photo credit: whatscookingamerica.net

Today, August 10th is National S’mores Day. Every day seems to be some National Food Day and while I don’t normally honor these food days with posts, today I decided to repost this S’mores piece originally published on July 6th. I personally like this post for it’s ingenuity. I’ve tried each of these recipes since the original post and let me tell you unless you’re a professional food photographer with photoshopping capabilities, trying to capture the right angle for a newly s’mored S’more is challenging at best so that’s the reason for the “professional” shots. What I can say is Holy Mackerel! each of these newfangled twists on the classic S’more is equally as fantastic! Give ‘em a try, you won’t be sorry.

July 6, 2012 – Summer is in full swing and that means good ‘ole burgers & dogs on the grill with S’mores for dessert. Nothing beats the classic way of S’more-ing; by firing marshmallows over an open flame and squishing the melty goodness between two graham crackers; allowing the chocolate to melt in to one sweet gooey treat. However, every now and then we all need a little adaptation, so should your classic way of S’more-ing get a bit stale I’ve got some new twists on the classic sure to add a bit more delight to your summer. Let’s start with a classic recipe:

  • 1 large marshmallow
  • 1 graham cracker
  • 1.5 Hershey chocolate candy bar
  • Heat the marshmallow over an open flame until it begins to brown and melt
  • Break the graham cracker in half. Sandwich the chocolate between the cracker and the hot marshmallow. Let the marshmallow to cool just a before eating

photo credit: kenrashsoutdoorfurniture.com

Classic is always best but sometimes you just want a little variety; here are a few new twists on the iconic S’more.

Reeses Peanut Butter Cup S’mores Replace plain Hershey’s bar with a Reeses’ Peanut Butter Cup

Coconutty S’mores  Replace the plain Hershey bar with a Mounds bars

Turtle S’mores  Replace plain Hershey’s bar with a Cadbury Caramello bar, sprinkle chopped pecans on the chocolate before topping with the melted marshmallow

Cadbury Caramello

Fancy S’mores Sea-salt, chocolate and caramels. Replace the Hershey bar with a Cadbury Caramello bar, sprinkle sea salt on the chocolate before topping with the melted marshmallow

Chocolate, Peanut Butter, Banana, S’mores spread peanut butter on the graham cracker, add slices of banana and chocolate, top with the melty marshmallow

photo credit: recipe.com

Fruit Smore’s go classic with the Hershey bar and graham cracker then add your favorite summer fruit (sliced) strawberries, peaches and raspberries, top with the warm sweet marshmallow







 
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