Laura Kadner
August 10, 2015 9:53 am

Guess what? It’s National S’mores Day!

When grocery stores start lining up displays of marshmallows, graham crackers, and chocolate bars, my heart goes pitter pat. It’s officially s’mores season, folks, so let’s get down to business. Do you go with the classic roasting of your ‘mallow on a stick til it’s burnt to a crisp? Or are you one of those people who slowly rotates it above the fire until it’s the perfect shade of golden brown goodness? Truth: there’s no wrong way to make delicious s’mores sandwich—even if it’s not exactly in sandwich form.

These days, s’mores have gotten some serious makeovers. If you’re ready to take your mallow-making to the next level, the Internet has provided us with some creative, drool-worthy options. Here’s a roundup of the most innovative, non-traditional recipes from food blog heaven:

The No-Bake S’mores Ice Box Cake

A cool s’mores refresher cake for those hot summer days will really hit the spot.

S’mores Cheese Ball

This is not only also a no-bake recipe, but is a spreadable s’mores delight.

S’mores Popcorn

Sweet and salty and full of marshmallowy goodness? Yes, please. Now.

S’mores Pancakes

I think if Leslie Knope ever strayed from her beloved waffles, it might be for these babies.

Salted Caramel S’mores

The classic with just a hint of added sophistication. It’s like a s’more that’s wearing its big girl pants to school.

S’mores Dip

It’s liquified s’mores that you can dip stuff in. Genius.

S’mores Bread

I think this begs to be made into S’mores French Toast, but follow your own heart.

Salty Caramel Bacon S’mores

Now we’re gettin’ fancy, kids. Kick up that caramel s’more another notch. We got pigs in our s’mores now.

S’mores Doughnuts

We can all just die so incandescently happy now. And we now live in a world so fancy, we spell it ‘doughnut’ like we’re the freakin’ queens of England.

S’mores Shooters

Booze-soaked marshmallows make for grown-up s’mores. Shots!

And when all else fails, remember your roots and Ham Porter’s wisdom from The Sandlot“First you take the graham, you stick the chocolate on the graham. Then you roast the ‘mallow. When the ‘mallows flaming. . . you stick it on the chocolate. Then cover with the other end. Then you scarf.”

(Featured image via Shutterstock)

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