S’mores are a staple for any American Summertime BonFire. S’mores aren’t just reserved for the summer or a fire, they are everywhere. Poptarts, Granola Bars, Ice Cream and even Goldfish Crackers have all been influenced by this simple dessert.  The only real problem I’ve had with a S’more is eating one. They are a sticky, gooey mess… but obviously worth it!

As summer is just about to begin, I put together a S’mores assortment which includes a variety of chocolates and homemade elements of Graham Crackers and Marshmallows. In my opinion, the S’mores Experience just got a lot s’more interesting and fun!


The Graham Cracker Recipe from Jaques Torres:

1 1/2 Cups  Whole Wheat Flour

1/2 Cup of All-Purpose Flour

1/2 Cup Powdered Sugar

1/4 Cup Light Brown Sugar

1 tsp. Cinnamon

1 tsp. Baking Powder

1/2 Cup  Unsalted Butter

4-5 T.  Whole milk

1 T. Water

1/4 Cup Light Corn Syrup

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Combine Sugars, flours, baking powder, and cinnamon in a bowl and then work in the butter with your hands until it resembles a coarse meal, making sure the butter remains cold. Add half of the milk and work it into a dough. Add only the amount of liquid needed to hold the dough together. Kneed dough until smooth and chill for 1 hour. Roll out on floured surface to desired thickness (about 1/8 of  an inch). Cut into pieces (used a fluted pastry cutter), score with a fork and brush each piece with the water/syrup mixture. Bake until they become deep golden brown.

Cutting out the Graham Crackers.

Cutting out the Graham Crackers.


Graham Crakers

Golden Brown Graham Crackers

The Marshmallows were especially fun to make, and were a lot lighter in texture than their store-bought friends. Gelatin, Sugar, and Egg Whites are the main ingredients that comprise  a Marshmallow, and then let set in a mold or pan! That’s really it.

Cutting the Marshmallows into S'Mores Appropriate sizes.

Cutting the Marshmallows into a S’MORES Appropriate size.


Ready for the Roast.

Ready for the Roast.

Light up the Fire!


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