Summery S’mores Treats

Posted on May 13, 2013
Hi, Everyone! Happy Monday! I hope you’ve all had a great weekend and are ready for another week! We had a great weekend celebrating my husband’s birthday, which involved a delicious dinner at an Indian restaurant, his favorite cherry chocolate cake, and some present opening too, of course! I’ve been loving the beautiful warm weather we’ve been having here for the past couple of days, and it feels like the summer is just around the corner! And what’s one of our favorite things about summertime? S’mores, of course! So I made a batch of these deliciously sweet and chewy S’mores Treats!
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SUMMERY S’MORES TREATS
(Recipe from Tasty Kitchen)
*Makes 12 – 16 bars*
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YOU WILL NEED:
12 oz Golden Grahams cereal
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
10 oz mini-marshmallows
6 tbs unsalted butter, melted
1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
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DIRECTIONS
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1. First, prepare your dish (I used a 9×9 baking pan) by lining it with wax paper. Set aside. Next, place your chocolate chips in a bowl and let them sit in the freezer until you need them (this will prevent them from melting later on). Pour your golden grahams cereal into a large bowl, and set it aside as well.
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2. Next, in a medium sized pot, melt the butter on medium-low heat, making sure that it doesn’t burn or brown. Once it has melted, stir in your marshmallows. Stir constantly, until the marshmallows have melted and you have a thick, smooth, creamy mixture. Add your vanilla into it and mix well.
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3. Pour the melted marshmallow mixture onto the golden grahams in the large bowl, and immediately begin mixing. All the little pieces need to be coated with the gooey marshmallows so that the bars stick together. Once all the golden grahams are coated, add in 3/4 of your chocolate chips. Mix well, then pour the whole messy mixture (and it WILL be very messy and sticky!) into your prepared pan.
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4. Pat it down evenly (you might want to spray some cooking spray on your hands so they don’t stick to the mixture!), the sprinkle the rest of the chocolate chips on the top and press them down so they stick down. Then let the whole thing sit in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to an hour, or until it is solid. Then, cut into squares and serve!
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Have a great week, Everyone!

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12 Comments

  • Reply Kim Vealey May 13, 2013 at 11:58 pm

    OMG! I haven’t had these in years!! Me and my brother were obsessed with GG cereal. Your bars have perfectly cut edges….I notice the little weird things :o)

    • Reply Maria May 14, 2013 at 5:46 pm

      Thanks!!! They are so good!

  • Reply Rachel {BubblyNatureCreations.com} May 14, 2013 at 8:01 pm

    These look perfect for summer snacking! We will be camping in June and these look perfect to take on the trip down there! Thanks for linking this up!

    • Reply Maria May 14, 2013 at 8:10 pm

      Thanks, Rachel! 🙂 They are so yummy, I hope you love them! 🙂

  • Reply HandJ Cobb May 21, 2013 at 12:35 pm

    These look amazing! I’m pinning them for future use, I am addicted to s’mores!

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  • Reply Jana@Transformations From the Heart May 21, 2013 at 8:43 pm

    Oh Yum, yum! I can just taste the Honey Grahams and chocolate mixture. Will be making these soon!!

  • Reply Vanessa Roberts May 22, 2013 at 7:12 am

    These look delicious! I featured them today on my blog! Thanks for linking to our Make Bake Create party!! http://therookieseamstress.com/2013/05/22/snack-ideas/

  • Reply ytsmom May 25, 2013 at 11:07 pm

    I love these! Made some a while back, and just bought a box of cereal so I can make more!!

  • Reply Lindsey Domer August 4, 2013 at 3:45 pm

    Wow! These look amazing! I totally pinned these because my husband would LOVE them!

    PS… You have phenomenal photography skills. I love how bright everything is. What kind of camera and lighting do you use?

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    • Reply Maria August 5, 2013 at 2:45 am

      Thanks, Lindsey! I hope you like these! And as for photography… I just try to use natural light to make the pictures look brighter. Thanks for stopping by, have a great week!

  • Reply Zainab Mansaray August 13, 2013 at 10:07 am

    These are tasty!!! Your pictures are gorgeous 😉

  • Reply Beth Adams June 7, 2014 at 8:54 am

    I will be making these!
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