S’mores remind me of Summers filled with camping, watching the starry sky, and other fun, outdoor activities. We are a bit far away from Summer but that doesn’t mean we can’t appreciate a good, ol’ toasty s’more. And how about throwing a s’mores-themed party? This is a fun theme idea that can entertain both kids and adults.
Here are 20 amazing s’mores party ideas and recipes to recapture those old Summertime memories and make special new ones!
1. S’mores in a Jar
Here’s an awesome s’mores recipe and you don’t even require an open fire! Simply melt some chocolate in cream, mix crumbled graham crackers with melted butter, and then add the remaining ingredients to the jar.
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2. S’mores on a Stick
Here’s another yummy s’more recipe to add to the dessert table. For these s’more sticks, begin by cutting up a chocolate bar to melt. Then, you can coat your marshmallows in melted chocolate and crumbled graham crackers using a skewer stick to hold them together.
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3. Banana Boat S’mores
Bananas can be a great compliment to s’mores. You can cook them over a campfire together with your little ones! For this recipe, make a length-wise slice into a banana and stuff it with the classic ingredients: pieces of chocolate, marshmallows, and crushed-up graham crackers.
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4. Frozen S’mores
Have you ever tried frozen s’mores? These are delicious alternatives for all chocolate lovers. First, broil some graham crackers with marshmallows in the oven. Top with a cracker and cover in a chocolate coating. Pop them in the freezer to complete the final step!
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5. S’mores Fudgesicles
You might want to save these frozen treats for a s’mores-themed Summer party. These treats need 4+ hours in the freezer after combining the ingredients, so make sure you plan ahead. Follow the recipe at the link below.
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6. S’mores Chocolate Chip Cookies
My goodness… these may just be my favorite homemade chocolate chip cookies. These are made with typical recipe ingredients, but also include crushed graham crackers and mini marshmallows to add that tasty s’more flavor.
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7. Indoor Marshmallow Roasting
If you don’t have a fire pit, there is no need to stress. You can buy these mini Sterno stoves to safely roast your marshmallows indoors. You can pair this with a DIY s’mores bar.
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8. Cracker Alternatives
A great thing about s’mores is their versatility! There are lots of ingredient options to mix & match. Consider using some cracker alternatives. Ritz crackers, saltines, cookies, or chocolate graham make great selections.
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9. S’mores Bar
You can switch up the cracker selection and the selection of all the other ingredients by creating a full-blown s’mores bar. You can add different marshmallows, mixed chocolates, and other toppings to sprinkle on. I suggest adding some peanut butter cups to your spread!
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10. Homemade Chocolate Marshmallows
Did you know that it’s actually pretty easy to make homemade marshmallows? You can try making this chocolate marshmallow recipe by using the recipe in the link below. It is made of cornstarch, cocoa powder, and some other pantry staples which you’re sure to already have at home.
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11. S’mores Name Tags
Name tags can be great when not all the guests know each other. The fun part about these is that there is a guide to making your personal “s’mores name”; names are based on the first letter of your name and your birth month.
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12. S’more Décor
It wouldn’t be an awesome s’mores party without appropriate decorations. You can download this banner, as well as bar signs and food labels, and get to work at making the space festive.
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13. Pitch a Tent
At your backyard s’mores party, you might want to consider pitching a tent to add a camping feel. If it’s too cold out, don’t hesitate to move the tent indoors for sleeping.
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14. Camping Play Set for Kids
This is a great option for younger kids who aren’t yet ready to handle pointy marshmallow roasting sticks and a real fire. They can play creatively with this toy set which includes a; plastic campfire, lantern, s’more ingredients, a hot dog, and a roasting fork.
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15. S’mores Stack
Use your marshmallows to play a fun game. This one will get your kids using their engineering skills and stacking towers of marshmallows in no time. The winner is the player with the tallest, free-standing tower.
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16. S’mores in a Bucket
Here’s another marshmallow game that can make for a lovely party full of fun! This one gets you practicing your hand-eye coordination as you try to see how many marshmallows you can throw into a bucket.
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17. Read “S’mores Indoors”
This children’s book is full of fun rhymes and illustrations that will keep your kids entertained for hours. Through imaginative storytelling, they would learn why Eleanor never eats s’mores indoors.
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18. Read “S is for S’mores”
Here is another great outdoor adventure-inspired children’s book. This book can take you through the entire alphabet; with each letter describing a camping-related word. For example, the letter “S” is for s’mores!
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19. The S’more Song
For a perfect s’mores party, consider jamming out to this awesome s’mores-themed song. It can be a great sing-along tune for your kids at the campfire.
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20. S’more Party Favors
Party favors can be a nice final touch for a fun party with friends. You can make these ones by adding a piece of chocolate, cracker, and marshmallow to a craft box. Add some ribbons and a gift tag to personalize!
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