Win Best Dessert: 22 Totally Amazing Ways to Serve S'mores

Frozen, broiled, no-bake, on a stick...we've rounded up unexpected -- and totally delicious -- s'mores recipes that are perfect for summer

The combination of warm marshmallow, chocolate and graham cracker may be the quintessential campfire treat, but it's not the only option. Whether you like your marshmallow lightly toasted or charred until it's black -- or prefer to avoid flames altogether -- your summer won't be complete without trying out these unique (dare we say ah-maze-ing) s'mores recipes.

 

S'mores Bar

 Best S'mores Recipes

Martie Duncan

Set up a cute s'mores bar with marshmallows on sticks and a variety of toppings -- from the traditional chocolate bars and graham crackers to exotic shredded coconut and orange marmalade -- to give everyone a chance to put their own twist on the campfire classic.

Get the recipe at Martie Knows Parties

Peeps S'mores

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Eclectic Recipes

Got Peeps left over from Easter? (Cringe.) Swap those sweet chicks and bunnies for regular marshmallows, pop them in the microwave until soft and sandwich between graham crackers and chocolate. So easy!

Get the recipe at Eclectic Recipes

Lemon Meringue Pie S’mores

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Jaclyn/Cooking Classy

On a sweltering day, nothing tastes better than ice cold lemonade, so why not add that refreshing zest to dessert? Simply replace the chocolate bar with lemon curd and you've got a mini slice of pie -- and heaven.

Get the recipe at Cooking Classy

Frozen S’mores Pops

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Nestle

If the thought of a roasted-over-a-campfire s'more makes you sweat (and not in a good way), try this frozen version: Use toothpicks to dip marshmallows into melted chocolate, roll in graham cracker crumbs and pop in the freezer for 20 minutes.

Get the recipe at Meals.com

S’mores in a Cup

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Cooking with Carrie

For a s'more you can eat with a spoon, try this parfait that alternates layers of graham crackers and chocolate ganache with a mixture of peanut butter, cream cheese, powdered sugar and marshmallow whip. Plain old pudding is so jealous.

Get the recipe at Cooking With Carrie

S’mores Trail Mix

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Bubbly Nature Creations

Give traditional trail mix an upgrade: Mix equal parts mini graham crackers, mini marshmallows, chocolate coated candy and roasted, salted pecan halves for a sweet, s'more-inspired snack. We'd totally go on a hike for this.

Get the recipe at Bubbly Nature Creations

No-Bake Frozen S’mores Bars

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Rachael White

Heavy cream and loads of chocolate chips make these bars super rich and decadent. The fact that they're no-bake and frozen makes them easy to make and store. Whip up a batch and stash them behind the broccoli for last-minute entertaining or -- who are we kidding -- a reward at the end of the day.

Get the recipe at Foodista

Easy S’mores Bites

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Jaclyn/Cooking Classy

This s'more snack looks fancy but only takes about five minutes to make. Cut graham crackers into circles with a round cookie cutter, top with marshmallows and pop under the broiler until brown. While still hot, top with a Hershey's kiss or a Rolo. Instant, perfectly melted mouthful of s'more.

Get the recipe at Cooking Classy

S’mores on a Stick

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courtesy of Kate Petronis

Love s'mores but not the sticky fingers? Minimize the mess with a s'more on a stick: Skewer a marshmallow onto a cake pop stick, sandwich between two graham crackers and dip into chocolate candy coating to hold it all together. Sprinkle with graham cracker crumbs as a finishing touch.

Get the recipe at And Everything Sweet

Crescent Roll S’mores

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Kitchen Life of a Navy Wife

File this one under "Why didn't I think of that?!" Drop mini marshmallows and chocolate chips inside store-bought dough and roll into a crescent shape. The result is an ooey-gooey pocket of yumminess inside a flaky shell. Genius.

Get the recipe at Northern Cottage

Skinny Frozen S’mores

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Nancy Fox

Low fat and all the flavor of a classic s’more? Sign us up! This version has just 150 calories and 3 grams of fat, thanks to fat-free vanilla frozen yogurt and marshmallow cream topped with semi-sweet chocolate chips, sandwiched between low-fat honey graham crackers. So go ahead, eat two.

Get the recipe at Skinny Kitchen

S’mores Cups

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Pampered Chef

If a s'more and a cupcake had a baby, this would be it. To form the base of these tiny treats, press a mixture of graham cracker crumbs, powdered sugar and butter into the cups of a mini muffin pan. Add a rectangle of chocolate bar and a marshmallow to each cup as it bakes. Now that's a little bundle of joy.

Get the recipe at Pampered Chef

Gooey S’mores Cookies

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Kevin and Amanda

Cinnamon graham crackers, extra large chocolate chips and puffed mallow bits make a chewy cookie that's toasty on the outside and gooey on the inside, just like the perfect campfire s'more.

Get the recipe at Kevin and Amanda

S’mores Graham Krispie Treats

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Megan Pence

Golden Grahams cereal makes up the majority of this treat, so we won’t hold it against you if you want to eat it for breakfast. It's basically the s'mores version of a Rice Krispie treat, and it might become a standard in its own right.

Get the recipe at Country Cleaver

S’mores Chocolate Bark

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Courtesy of Baking Down by the Bay

If you like chocolate bark -- and who doesn't? -- you'll love this s'mores-inspired version. Simply pour melted semisweet chocolate onto parchment paper and then press graham crackers and marshmallows into it. Let it set for two hours, share with friends and score a ton of compliments.

Get the recipe at Baking Down by the Bay

S’mores Cookie-wiches

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Tennessee Sugar

We love pretty much any sandwich cookie, but we're calling this s'mores-inspired version our new favorite. Spread one homemade graham cracker cookie with chocolate ganache, spread another with marshmallow fluff frosting, put them together, and enjoy the deliciousness.

Get the recipe at Tennessee Sugar

Banana S’mores

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Courtesy of Healthy for Two

This s’more-filled banana is totally ap-pealing! (Sorry, we couldn't resist.) Simply cut a banana down the middle and stuff it with marshmallows, chocolate chips, graham crackers and nuts. Wrap in foil and bake in the oven for 10 minutes for a "banana split" that's almost kind of healthy.

Get the recipe at Healthy for Two

Strawberry Banana S’mores

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Courtesy of Wendy Hyde/Shabby Nest

Sliced strawberries and strawberry preserves on this s’more make the most of summer’s harvest. Add thinly sliced bananas and the usual chocolate-marshmallow-graham combo gets a fresh new spin.

Get the recipe at Shabby Nest

Frozen Banana S’mores

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Oishii Treats

Arrested Development fans (and pretty much everyone else) will love these s'mores-style frozen bananas on sticks. Skewer banana halves on wooden dowels, freeze, dip in melted chocolate and roll in crumbled graham crackers. Pipe warm marshmallow fluff onto them, and put back into the freezer until frozen solid.

Get the recipe at Oishii Treats

The Elvis S’more

 Best S'mores Recipes

Courtesy of Kerstie Pederson

This inventive twist on the classic s’more could have made the menu at Graceland. Adding a peanut butter cup and sliced banana to the traditional ingredients creates a treat fit for a king -- or The King.

Get the recipe at Kerstie Pederson

Dinner Party S’more

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Courtesy of Kerstie Pederson

S'mores get elevated to a new level of amazing when a toasted marshmallow makes friends with a cookies-and-cream candy bar and raspberry preserves. Bookend it with chocolate wafer cookies and top with a dusting of powdered sugar.

Get the recipe at Kerstie Pederson

Teddy Graham and Nutella S’mores

 Best S'mores Recipes

Courtesy of Andrea/chocolatebottle.com

Making this adorable s'more is as easy as a PB&J -- and perfect for the kid in all of us. Just squish a mini marshmallow between two Nutella-coated Teddy Grahams, and voila!

Get the recipe at the Chocolate Bottle

 


 

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