15 Treats and Recipes to Try for National S’mores Day (August 10th!)
FYI, you’re going to want to celebrate this sweet holiday for the rest of summer.
Nothing says summer like s’mores. You can’t get much more classic than this traditional American treat, for which the first recipe appeared in a 1927 Girl Scout guidebook—called “Some More.” While it’s unclear when the instant favorite got shortened to s’mores, there’s no doubt that melty chocolate, toasted marshmallows, and nutty graham crackers are a winning flavor combination, any way you spell it. With National S’mores Day on August 10, we’ve rounded up the top s’mores recipes and snacks (and even a dog treat) to help you celebrate. And if you’re heading out camping or just lighting up a backyard fire pit, be sure to check out these top tips for making better s’mores.
S’mores Ground Coffee
Paying homage to the campfire treat, this coffee made from premium Arabica beans somehow manages to squeeze flavors of marshmallow, chocolate, and graham cracker into every sip.
S’mores Protein Bar
Perfect for tossing into your bag when you’re going hiking or venturing out for a car trip, this s’mores-flavored, whole-grain bar packs 8 grams of protein and is free of fake sweeteners.
Buy It: S’mores Luna Bar, Amazon
S’mores Cracker Sandwiches
Fair warning: These ultra-poppable bites (which can be a little tricky to find) are such a delicious, adorable snack, you’ll want to buy a few boxes if you catch them in stock.
Want to make any food taste like s’mores? Here’s your ticket. This spice blend, which looks and sprinkles like cinnamon, can be added to whipped cream, roasted nuts, your morning latte or anything else you can think of for a burst of s’mores flavor.
Dive into a bowl of this for breakfast, for a snack, or for dinner—no judgment here. The crunchy graham and chocolate pieces mixed with soft marshmallows make this totally craveable.
S’mores Dog Treats
Don’t let your best pup miss out on the s’mores action. This cute bag of sandwich dog treats combines graham, marshmallow, and carob (safe for them to eat) that will let him eat dessert, too.
It doesn’t get any easier than adding milk or water to this microwavable cup, which gives you no-mess, s’mores-flavored pancakes in only 1 minute. Plus, it includes 12 grams of protein. Talk about a win-win!
S’mores Ice Cream
Who doesn’t love two summer favorite treats in one? Creamy toasted marshmallow ice cream is loaded with chocolate cookie pieces, graham cracker swirls and fudge flakes. Make it a double scoop.
Recipes to Celebrate National S'mores Day
Peanut Butter S’mores
Hello, best flavor combo ever. Simply swapping out your chocolate bars for full-size peanut butter cups will take your s’mores to a new level of gooey deliciousness.
Get the Recipe: Peanut Butter S’mores
S’mores Ice Cream Sandwiches
No open fire required here. Use a jar of marshmallow cream to make these fluffy treats, which get a double dose of s’mores flavor with rocky road ice cream.
Get the recipe: S’mores Ice Cream Sandwiches
S’mores Trail Mix
Heading out on a road trip? Pack a big bag of this addicting snack, which combines mini marshmallows, salted roasted almonds, dark chocolate chips, graham-cracker cereal and cinnamon. (Yes, you’ll definitely want s’more.)
Get the Recipe: S’more Trail Mix
Try a twist on this classic Italian dessert by incorporating luscious layers of graham cracker, marshmallow, vanilla-flavored whipped cream and milk chocolate.
Get the Recipe: Decadent S’mores Tiramisu
S’mores Cookie Cake
Make s’mores for a crowd in one easy swoop with this decadent recipe, which uses a sugar cookie mix as the base topped with lots of milk chocolate and mini marshmallows.
Get the Recipe: S’mores Cookie Cake
S’mores Puppy Chow
Combine the best flavors of s’mores in this crunchy snack mix, which comes together in only 10 minutes if you have a box of crispy rice cereal squares on hand. It’s a perfect last-minute dessert for summer evenings!
Get the Recipe: S’mores Puppy Chow
S’mores Cookie Bars
Adding graham cracker crumbs to a buttery dough crust adds major s’mores flavor to these treats—you’ll be glad it makes a big batch so you have plenty to share (or not).
Get the Recipe: S’mores Cookie Bars