S’mores: ideas to move beyond just the basic! Not necessarily healthy, but one of my favorites, and not too high in calories if you just have one or two.
Also, if you are around a grill, place the graham with the chocolate on it, so that the chocolate starts to get a little melty.
S’mores can be made over a gas stove top, in the fire pit at the beach, in a fireplace on a cold winter evening, or using the toaster oven (always with adult supervision).
S’mores: ideas to move beyond just the basic!
Caramel: set your toasty marshmallow on a chocolate graham cracker and top it with a chocolate coated caramel drop and a spoonful of caramel sauce.
Snow White: push a few white chocolate chips into the center of a melting marshmallow, then sandwich them inside two vanilla wafers.
Peanut Butter Delight: place a marshmallow and a mini peanut butter cup between two fudge-striped cookies.
Coconut Dream: set your toasty marshmallow on a shortbread cookie and top it with toasted coconut.
Mint kiss: Chocolate graham crackers and Andes mints with the toasty marshmallow
PB&J: grahams, peanut butter, strawberry jam, and marshmallows
Or, PB&noJ: grahams, peanut butter, and toasty marshmallows
Campfire s’mores: Top the graham with a layer of p-nut butter and top with banana slices. Place the toasted marshmallow on top.
Some other substitution ideas:
|Cinnamon graham||Hershey’s Kisses||Homemade|
|Wheatmeal biscuits||Andes mints||Store bought|
|Chocolate wafer cookies||White chocolate||Coconut marshmallows|
|Low-fat honey graham crackers||Dark chocolate|
|My favorite: pre-wrapped Ghirardelli chocolates (and, they come in different flavors)|