S’mores are delicious, but they also take a long time to prepare.
If you’ve got leftover ingredients from making s’mores, what should you do with them?
S’mores are a classic campfire treat consisting of chocolate sandwiched between two marshmallow halves.
They’re usually eaten with graham crackers or other cookies.
You can use leftover ingredients to make some fun treats.
Try these ideas:
Make a batch of homemade granola bars using your favorite nuts and dried fruits
Save marshmallows to make s’mores next time you have a campfire
S’more’s are a great way to enjoy summertime. But what happens if you’re left with leftover ingredients after making s’mores? Here are a few ideas for how to use up your leftover marshmallow and graham cracker crumbs.
1. Make a quick and easy dessert using graham crackers and marshmallows. Simply mix together graham crackers, marshmallows, and melted chocolate chips. Spread mixture into a greased 9×13 baking dish and bake at 350 degrees F for 10 minutes. Let cool completely before serving.
2. Use leftover marshmallows to top ice cream sundaes. Just place a scoop of vanilla ice cream in a bowl and drizzle with melted chocolate. Top with a handful of mini marshmallows and serve immediately.
Make Rice Krispie Treats with graham crackers and chocolate bars
Rice Krispies treats are a childhood favorite. This recipe uses the classic combination of marshmallows and chocolate but adds a new twist. Instead of using regular Rice Krispies cereal, we used Cheez-It® brand cereal because it tastes better and doesn’t get stuck in your teeth. It also comes in different flavors, such as strawberry, orange, and even peanut butter!
• 1 box 12 oz. Cheez-It® Brand Cereal
Make s’mores cookies
To make these delicious cookies, you’ll need:
• 2 cups mini marshmallows
• 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
Use the leftover Hershey’s Kisses for baking or ice cream topping
To make these delicious cookies, you’ll need:
• 2 cups mini marshamllows
• 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips Use the leftover Hershey’s Kisses for baking or icing
Add marshmallow crème to your coffee or hot chocolate
You can use the leftover Hershey’s kisses for baking or icing. To bake, melt the chocolate in the microwave until smooth. Add the melted chocolate to the marshmallows and mix well. Roll the mixture into balls and place onto greased cookie sheets. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10 minutes or until set. Cool completely.
For icing, melt the chocolate in a double boiler. Dip the cooled cookies into the melted chocolate and place back on wax paper to dry. Store in airtight containers.
Toss all of the ingredients in a blender, add some milk, and enjoy
Add marshmallow crème or other flavor to your favorite hot beverage. It tastes great!
Freeze leftover graham cracker pieces for truffles later
Toss all of the ingredients together in a blender, add milk, and enjoy. Add marshmallow crème to your favorite hot beverage and freeze leftover graham cracker bits for truffles later.
Use leftover chocolate squares as cups for chocolate fondue
Freeze leftover graham cracker bites for truffles later by tossing all of the ingredients together into a blender, adding milk, and freezing. Once frozen, transfer the mixture to a freezer safe container and store in the freezer until needed. To serve, thaw the mixture and toss into a bowl with melted chocolate squares. Use leftover chocolate squares as cups to dip fruit, nuts, or other treats into.
Use leftover graham cracker crumbs to season meatloaf
If you have any leftovers from making meatloaf, try using them instead of breadcrumbs in the loaf. Simply mix the crumbs with 2 tablespoons of ketchup and 1 tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce. Add salt and pepper to taste. Bake the meatloaf according to package directions. Serve topped with the crumb topping.
Add pieces of leftover S’mores to your ice cream sundae for an extra sweet treat
You can use leftover graham cracker crusts to top off your favorite dessert. Just crumble the crusts into a bowl and stir in 2 tablespoons of melted butter until well combined. Sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon. Top with vanilla ice cream and chocolate syrup.
Add the marshmallows to a mug of hot chocolate or coffee
To make a delicious s’more cupcake, combine 1/2 cup of mini marshmallows, 1 tablespoon of softened butter, and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract in a medium mixing bowl. Stir together until thoroughly mixed. In another bowl, mix together 1 3/4 cups of cake flour, 1/2 cup of granulated sugar, 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder, and 1/2 teaspoon baking soda. Make sure to whisk these ingredients together well. Next, pour the dry mixture into the wet mixture and fold everything together gently. Finally, spoon the batter into greased muffin tins. Bake the cupcakes at 350 degrees F for 15 minutes. Allow the cupcakes to cool completely before frosting them. To make the frosting, beat together 1 stick of softened butter, 1 cup of powdered sugar, and 1 teaspoon of milk in a medium mixing bowl until smooth. Frost the cooled cupcakes and sprinkle with additional mini marshmallows if desired.
Use leftover graham cracker crumbs to add flavor to baked goods
Answer: Crumble leftover graham cracker cookies into a bowl and stir together with 2 tablespoons of softened butter until well combined. Spread the mixture onto a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake the crackers at 300 degrees F for 10 minutes. Let the crackers cool completely before using.
Make a graham cracker crust for your cheesecake
Mix together 1 cup of graham cracker crumbles, 1/3 cup of melted butter, and 1/4 cup of sugar in a medium bowl. Press the mixture evenly over the bottom of an 8 inch springform pan. Bake the crust at 325 degrees F for 5 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool completely. Prepare the filling. Beat together cream cheese, sour cream, eggs, and vanilla extract in a medium bowl until smooth. Pour the filling over the cooled crust and bake at 325 degrees F for 45 minutes. Turn off the heat and allow the cheesecake to sit in the oven for 30 minutes. Remove the cheesecake from oven and place on a wire rack to cool completely. Refrigerate the cheesecake overnight. To serve, run a knife around the edge of the springform pan and remove the sides. Slice the cheesecake and top each slice with whipped topping and crushed graham crackers.
Use leftover chocolate bits as ice cream, or cake decoration
To make chocolate chips into ice cream, melt the chocolate chips in a double boiler or microwave. Add the milk and stir well. Freeze in an ice cream maker according to manufacturer’s instructions. For cake decorating, melt the chocolate chips using a double boiler or microwave, stirring frequently. Dip the tops of cookies or candies in the chocolate and set on wax paper to harden.