Creative recipes that result in a delis summer gathering; Occasionally the ideal gathering is something simple, right in your home. Ditch the fancy wines and dinner-party stress by unwinding for a fire pit collecting in your own backyard!
No get-together around the fire is complete without the beloved S’mores. Where S’mores got their origin remains a puzzle, but Americans have been enjoying them fireside since the 1920’s, once the recipe first appeared in The Girl Scout handbook in an article titled”Tramping and Trailing with The Girl Scouts.” Word spread like wild fire and they are a campfire staple. The S’mores in its original recipe is undeniably delicious, but only by substituting simple entities of it; we could create our own fire simmered masterpiece! Gather your friends, light the fire pit, and circle up your Adirondack chairs; read below for a list of S’mores recipes to wow your guests!
Banana Turtle S’mores: Graham cracker, favorite turtle candy, marshmallow, banana pieces (add a drizzle of caramel sauce before topping with closing cracker)
Chocolate Raspberry S’mores: Graham cracker, roasted marshmallow, dark chocolate candy, fresh raspberries
Nutty S’mores: Nutter Butter cracker (separate and leave filling on one cracker) peanut butter cup, roasted marshmallow
Maple Bacon S’mores: Graham Cracker, cooked bacon, maple taffy, roasted marshmallow
Savory S’mores: Graham Cracker, spread one face of cracker with goat cheese and the other with fig jam, 1 leaf of arugula and roasted marshmallow
Peppermint Surprise S’mores: Graham cracker, peppermint patty, roasted marshmallow
Coco nutty S’mores: Graham crackers, roasted marshmallow, chocolate square, toasted coconut, caramel sauce to drizzle
Can’t decide on just one of these recipes? Consider creating a S’mores bar for your gathering. Any family get together is the best time to break out the S’mores. Children of all ages, young and old enjoy making them and especially eating them. There’s nothing better! Spring, summer or fall, it really does not matter the season. It’s always the ideal time of the year and really excellent treat for all. You should see my grandkids eyes light up when they see me pull out the all of the goodies for a night around the fire pit. It simply makes their evening full of fun. Don’t have everything you need for the best night of fire gazing?