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More S’mores, Please!

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If there was ever a perfect time to jam fluffy marshmallows onto sticks and slowly torture them over an open flame, it would most certainly be summer. Unsurprisingly, camping has never held much allure to me, but the mere concept of roasting mallows at dusk, graham crackers and chocolate close at hand, has always held a bit of nostalgia. It was part of our 4th of July celebration, and one of the rare occasions where I would spend almost a full day outdoors. The bug bites and sunburns were always ferocious, but that sweet s’more sandwich always ended the evening on a sweet note.

Sweet and Sara may have started the wheels turning for a marshmallow revolution years ago, but now that there are high-quality and seemingly handmade graham crackers on the table, it’s serious business.

With their new-and-improved formula, their iconic square marshmallows have a slightly bouncier, chewier texture; Lighter than before, but still with so much more substance than the average jet-puffed Styrofoam packing peanut. Flavor fully intact and delicious as ever, I must admit I miss their past density that bordered on creaminess, but they’re hardly a confection you can find fault in.

New to the lineup of Sweet and Sara offerings, their graham crackers are unlike anything I’ve seen in a standard grocery store. Akin to what you might bake up in your own oven, these whole wheat planks are surprisingly thick, with a somewhat flaky texture reminiscent of a well-made pie crust. Leading with a strong, toasted wheat flavor and highly buttery, rich taste, their minimal sweetness is quite subdued- Perfect for pairing with fluffy sugar bombs to make a balanced s’more. Though they might be almost too thick for the classic marshmallow sandwich, their heft does turn the treat into a serious and satisfying snack.

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Author: Hannah (BitterSweet)

Author of My Sweet Vegan, Vegan Desserts, Vegan a la Mode, and Easy as Vegan Pie.

30 thoughts on “More S’mores, Please!

  1. Oh those look lovely!

    Great post!

  2. Can’t beat an ooey, gooey, delicious s’more!

  3. Oh no. I started to crave marshmallows!

  4. Decadent !

  5. When are you going to add more crochet patterns?

  6. I have been eyeing those square marshmallows. I’ve got to try them!

  7. I can’t believe I’ve never made a s’more, I need to get on that this summer.

  8. I’m not much of a camper either, but I would gladly stay outside all day for one of those s’mores. :-)

  9. S’mores are one of my favorite treats!! Those graham crackers do look quite delicious. I think graham crackers and chocolate are a match made in heaven! :)

  10. Camping is my favorite summer activity – and these s’mores look great! I’ve heard so many great things about Sweet and Sara – I’m eager to try them. Great post!

  11. Oh they look so goood!!! My goodness I want to EAT them!!!!

  12. Yum! I’ve always loved s’mores and these look delicious!!

  13. I adore smores.. they bring back SUCH wonderful childhood memories :)

  14. Those graham crackers look delicious! I happen to have two bags of Dandies in the pantry, what to do…

  15. YUM SMORES!!!! I want one now!!

  16. where do you find vegan marshmallows?

  17. S’mores definitely=summer :)
    off to see if they sell those mallows online……

  18. After making marshmallows with gelatin at home, I have to say I NEVER want to do it again. or eat regular marshmallows again. Yuck. These look delicious!

  19. I love you you got them to brown!

  20. I’ve still never seen vegan marshmallows in Australia! I think you can get Dandies in places like Sydney or Melbourne, but not near me. One day, I’ll try a s’more :)

  21. Wow this is the perfect snack!

  22. I am a love of all things s’mores and these look divine!

  23. Yum, I’ll have to try those!

  24. s’mores are kinda like my comfort food…..

  25. I’m with you on your sentiments regarding both camping and s’mores, lol! :) These look fantastic!

  26. I never ate s’mores growing up, but they do look tempting!

  27. I on the other hand LOVE camping, and will be torturing poor marshmallows next weekend, I can’t wait!

  28. These look absolutely stunning. Roasted marshmallows are incredible and a big hit with the kids.

  29. Everyone likes smores even the adults though I must admit I have not made them in a long time.

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