If there’s a more satisfying way to end a night by the campfire than with a delicious, gooey serving or two of s’mores, we here at One Green Planet haven’t thought of it yet — which is why when we heard that National S’mores Day was coming, we knew we needed to scour our Food Monster App to find as many variations on the quintessential fireside treat as possible.
The warm and layered dessert traditionally consists of a fire-roasted marshmallow and a layer of chocolate sandwiched between two pieces of graham cracker. The flavor combination is adaptable to many forms, and we’ve put together a list of recommendations for you to try so that your National S’Mores Day is never lacking in choices and homemade, plant-based love. Let us know if you make any of the recipes below!
These Fudgy Marshmallow S’mores Brownies will definitely remind you of your favorite camping trip. If you’re nostalgic for campfire songs, waking up in nature, and staring up at the stars, whip up a batch of these and you’ll be transported right back to your favorite memory.
These S’mores Cookies are packed with the goodness of chocolate, marshmallows, and graham crackers: the classic flavor of s’mores! Make them the next time you want the “flavor” of camping without having to go to the trouble of sleeping in the great outdoors.
These S’mores Doughnuts are pure nostalgia. In a ring. With gooey topping. They might be most appropriate waking up after a day of hiking, with a rustic hand thrown mug, and loafers, and a red plaid scarf, and a firepit outside the cobweb cornered window. Yes, the imagery is vivid, but then again, so are the flavors.
You can never have enough S’mores Doughnuts. It’s just a fact. These fluffy doughnuts are coated with cocoa icing, drizzled with melted marshmallow, and topped with crushed graham crackers. Absolutely delicious.
Sweetened with dates, vegan ricemellow, and packed with healthy fat from the cashews, these No-Bake S’Mores Bites are easy and tasty.With just a few ingredients and a few minutes you will have a filling delicious lunch snack for the back to school season.
This delicious S’mores Skillet Cookie takes only half an hour to make from start to finish and comes together in one bowl. After baking, the top of the cookie is broiled to give you those toasty, gooey marshmallows and melty chocolate chips that make s’mores so good.
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If you love s’mores anything, chocolatey and marshmallow-y, you have to try these S’mores Wontons. S’mores are a favorite treat of summer, but they can be messy. These creative snacks take away the mess by wrapping up all the melty chocolate and gooey marshmallows in a neat little wonton wrapper. Yum!
Peanut Butter and Banana S’mores are not exactly a traditional combination, but oh-my, they are good. The banana (in the cookies) gives them their own identity, apart from the usual s’more, but you could use any of your favorite cookies.
Okay, these are really yummy and really rich. Raw S’mores are delicious in their own elegant way, so enjoy them for that reason. Don’t try to compare them because they’re not the same! The purpose of fashioning them after s’mores is to evoke those childhood memories of sitting around the campfire with loved ones, looking up at the stars, and being simply content with an ooey, gooey sugary treat in your hands.
There are some recipes where each ingredient is so delicious, you really can’t make a mistake. These Chickpea Chocolate Chip S’mores Blondies, for example, are made with chickpeas, almond butter, chocolate chips, marshmallows, and graham crackers. Stop midway and you have some delicious cookie dough to add to ice cream or eat by the spoonful. Follow the whole recipe and you get some amazing bars that have all the campfire goodness of s’mores with the buttery delight of blondies. It’s a win-win.
There are few things in life that are better than taking the first bite of a perfectly made s’more – the crunch of the graham cracker, the burnt caramel from the marshmallow, and the rich, melty chocolate. But what if you could have all of that, plus ice cream? This S’mores Ice Cream Cake has all of the flavors and textures a perfect s’more does but with the added bonus of being a cool and creamy treat. It’s the ultimate summer dessert.
These yummy treats are s’mores nouveau. Instead of milk chocolate, the center is a rich, chocolatey black bean, sweet potato, and date fudge. Two marshmallow and cereal crispies held together by melted marshmallows take the place of graham crackers. You get crunchy sweetness coupled with smooth decadence in every bite of these Black Bean Fudge Popcorn Crispies S’mores.
These S’mores Sweet Potato Brownies are best enjoyed straight out of the oven, with a cup of cocoa and good friends to share it with. Inspired by S’mores Brownies in Jamie magazine. You totally can’t taste the sweet potato. But man, it makes these brownies good. Ooey gooey good.
S’mores are a traditional American treat — gooey marshmallow, melty chocolate, and crunchy graham crackers? Heaven! But what would happen if you threw sweet potatoes into the mix and turned it into a hand pie? Friends, it’s as just good as you would imagine … It’s even better, with these Gooey Marshmallow and Chocolate Bourbon Sweet Potato Pop Tarts. And the whole shebang can be made for under $5.00. That’s definitely something to be thankful for!
So what do you think? Are you excited to try out these s’mores recipes, or even inspired to create your own version of the classic treat? If so, we highly recommend checking out our Food Monster App, which is available for both Android and iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. You’ll find over 8,000 plant-based and allergy-friendly recipes there, as well as ten new recipes per day if you’re a subscriber. Let us know which s’mores concoction you decide to make for National S’Mores Day!
Lead image source: Chickpea Chocolate Chip S’mores Blondies