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Wednesday, August 10, 2011

National S’mores Day

In honor of National S’mores Day, I bring you two terrific recipes to try out with the kids and a few paper crafting lines to scrapbook your campfire memories.

Golden Grahams S'mores Bars (from Cooks.com)


Ingredients:

3/4 cup light corn syrup
3 tbsp butter
1 package (2 cups) chocolate chips
3 cups mini marshmallows
1 tsp vanilla
1 box Golden Grahams cereal

Directions:
  1. Grease a 13 x 9 inch pan and set aside.
  2. Over medium heat, heat syrup, butter, and chocolate chips, stirring constantly until chocolate chips are melted. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.
  3. Place cereal in a large bowl. Pour chocolate mixture over cereal and mix until completely coated. Fold in marshmallows, 1 cup at a time.
  4. Press into pan and let sit 1 hour (refrigerate if desired).


Magic S’Mores Bars from Sophistimom.com


Ingredients:

10 ounces graham crackers (18 whole crackers, or two cellophane wrapped stacks)
1 ½ sticks unsalted butter, melted
1 pinch of kosher salt
1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
1 ½ cups semisweet chocolate chips
2 cups mini marshmallows

Directions:
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees (180 degrees Celsius).
  2. In a large resealable bag (or in a food processor), smash graham crackers until finely ground.
  3. Stir in melted butter and salt. Press into a 13×9 pan.  
  4. Bake for 5 minutes.  Remove from oven.
  5. Sprinkle on chocolate chips. Drizzle can of condensed milk over graham crackers; follow with marshmallows.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes more, until marshmallows are lightly browned.  Let cool completely.

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Introducing Scrapable Digital Images! This kit called “S’mores & Campfires” includes all the elements and papers needed to scrapbook those camping and outdoors pictures! It includes 12 distressed patterned papers, 6 textured solid cardstocks, and 29 elements.


Don’t miss Bo Bunny’s Roughin' It Paper line that includes the S'mores paper and coordinating cutout paper.




Have a terrific National S’mores Day!
Creativity Bug ~ Sue

3 comments:

our home to yours said...

oh, I love smores. I'm gonna have to try that second receipe. I have a gadget to make smores in the microwave, no smoke taste. :)
Debbi
-ourhometoyours

Sue C said...

Debbi, the first recipe was one we (mom, sister, and me) made as kids. I have to admit that the second recipe is yummy and very addicting. Make a batch and give most of it away otherwise you will find yourself taking a sliver here and a sliver there all day long.

sophistimom said...

Hi, I noticed you used my s'mores bars recipe. I'm so glad you like it. Would you mind sending a link back to my site?

Thanks!

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