Sunday, August 10, 2014

National S'mores Day: Smores Recipe Round-Up

Photo: Sarah RH
Today is National S'mores Day, and I love S'mores. If you're not familiar with S'mores, they're an incredible summer (or any time) treat made by sandwiching a toasted marshmallow and a piece of chocolate between two graham crackers.

The name S'mores (alternatively Smores) comes from the two words "some more," because everyone always want s'more. This American treat was developed by the Girl Scouts in the early part of the 20th century, making use of the newly mass-produced marshmallow. Marshmallows were easy to transport, as were candy bars and graham crackers, and the marshmallows could be toasted over a fire to make a fabulous campfire treat in a situation where other types of sweets would have been difficult to come by. Of course, the quality of the chocolate and marshmallow, and even the graham crackers (if you make your own) will vary.  S'mores aren't about haute cuisine, at least not at my house, and, if truth be told, I love S'mores made with Hershey bars, regalar graham crackers and marshmallows out of the bag!

Here's a Round-Up of S'mores Recipes. Maybe you've already tried some of these on your own. Let's face it, S'mores are pretty versatile!

S'mores Recipes:

Original 1927 Girl Scout Recipe
Traditional S'mores on the Grill
PEEPS S'mores!
No Bake S'mores Brownies 
S'mores on a Stick: S'mores Pops 

S'mores Pops
S'mores Brownies using a Brownie Mix
Brownie S'mores from Scratch
S'mores Cupcakes
PEEPS Patriotic S'mores
Chocolate Chip Cookie S'mores (2 recipes)
Chewy S'mores Bar Cookies
S'mores Pie 
S'mores Ice Cream Sandwich
S'mores Ice Cream Pie
S'mores in the Microwave
Pumpkin S'mores
S'mores Panini 
Peanut Butter S'mores
S'mores Martini

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