Summertime S'mores Recipes

Give this iconic campfire dessert of graham crackers, chocolate, and roasted marshmallow an update by adding new ingredients like peanut butter, nuts, ice cream, or fresh fruit or transform the classic flavors into a pudding or cookie.

  • The Ultimate S'more
    Photo: Erin Kunkel

    The Ultimate S'more

    The ultimate in campground dining, made with homemade graham crackers and marshmallows.
  • S'mores Cookie Bars
    Photo: Antonis Achilleos; Styling: Lynn Miller

    S'mores Cookie Bars

    Graham cracker crumbs, marshmallow topping, and milk chocolate chips baked into a bar is a fun twist on this iconic graham cracker dessert.
  • Chocolate and Peanut Butter S'mores
    Photo: Leo Gong; Styling: Dan Becker

    Chocolate and Peanut Butter S'mores

    Anyone who's outgrown the kiddie classic will love this version—gooey-sweet melted marshmallow tempered by bittersweet chocolate cookies and salty roasted peanuts.
  • Mexican S'mores
    Photo: Quentin Bacon

    Mexican S'mores

    Using the three classic s'more ingredients, this sweet treat is prepared under the broiler and uses cinnamon graham crackers. For an adult-friendly option, use spiced chocolate.
  • S'mores Sandwiches
    Photo: Karry Hosford

    S'mores Sandwiches

    Make the sandwiches when the ice cream is still soft, just after coming out of the ice-cream freezer. You can eat them right after they're made, or wrap the sandwiches in plastic, freeze them, and enjoy them for an easy dessert or quick snack later.
  • Peanut Butter S'Mores Bars
    Oxmoor House

    Peanut Butter S'Mores Bars

    Lose the guilt when you snack on one of these lightened bar cookies. A peanut butter cookie bases replaces graham crackers and then is topped with marshmallow cream, peanuts, and chocolate chips.
  • S'mores Sundaes

    S'mores Sundaes

    No campfire needed for this clever dessert. You can enjoy these familiar flavors year-round indoors!
  • Grilled Banana S'mores
    Photo: Fran Gealer; Styling: Julia Rutland

    Grilled Banana S'mores

    Be sure to use firm, ripe bananas. Super-ripe bananas will be hard to skewer and may fall through the grill rack.
  • Peanut Butter Pound Cake S'mores
    Photo: © Stephanie Foley

    Peanut Butter Pound Cake S'mores

    In this takeoff on the campfire classic, graham crackers are replaced with buttery store-bought pound cake, sandwiched with marshmallow fluff and peanut butter and served alongside a cup of warm melted chocolate for dipping.
  • S'mores Ice Cream Sandwiches

    S'mores Ice Cream Sandwiches

    Get a double dose of chocolate and marshmallow by layering traditional s'mores with a scoop of rocky road ice cream.
  • Raspberry S'Mores
    Photo: James Baigrie

    Raspberry S'mores

    Fresh raspberries give the classic s'more a fresh summertime flavor. This after-dinner treat can be made under the broiler or by the campfire.
  • S'mores Pudding
    Photo: Kana Okada; Styling: Lynn Miller

    S'mores Pudding

    At less than $1.50 per serving, this fast dessert tops homemade chocolate pudding with mini marshmallows and crumbled graham crackers. Use commercial chocolate pudding cups for an instant, no-cook treat.
  • Pound Cake S'mores
    Gooseberry Patch

    Pound Cake S'mores

    Instead of using traditional graham crackers to complete your s'more, the base becomes soft, moist pound cake. Drizzle with caramel topping and nuts.
  • Hazelnut-Sugar Cookie S'mores
    Photo: Oxmoor House

    Hazelnut-Sugar Cookie S'mores

    In this takeoff of the campfire classic, we replaced the customary graham crackers with sugar cookies. We slathered them with chocolate-hazelnut spread, sprinkled them with dried apricots and hazelnuts, and, of course, sandwiched them with marshmallows.
  • <p>Quick Banana and Milk Chocolate S'mores</p>

    Quick Banana and Milk Chocolate S'mores

    Create an irresistible treat--no campfire required! Fluffy marshmallow creme replaces whole marshmallows, and sliced banana is a welcome addition.

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