If you’re in need of a dessert on a hot summer day, the last thing you want to do is turn on the oven. Enter the granita: a refreshing Italian treat (similar to shaved ice) that is made by hand—no fancy equipment required!—and scooped up with a spoon.
In celebration of National S’mores Day and 100 years of Girl Scouts selling cookies, Girl Scouts of the USA announced two new flavors on Tuesday—and they’re both inspired by the classic campfire treat. The first version features a crunchy graham cookie coated in crème icing and dipped in chocolate, and the second is a graham sandwich cookie with a chocolate and marshmallow filling.
Swedish Fish Oreos Are the Latest Crazy Food Mash-Up
Sure, Nabisco has come up with some pretty inventive Oreo flavors (root beer float, anyone?). But their latest Limited Edition concoction, which is rolling out this week and is available exclusively at Kroger (and Kroger-owned) supermarkets nationwide, as well as on Amazon, might win for their most out-there creation. It’s a Swedish Fish Oreo—which is comprised of Swedish Fish-flavored crème sandwiched between the classic chocolate wafers.
Summer's Best Ice Cream | MyRecipes.com Pull out those ice cream scoops, it's about to get tasty! You don't need an ice cream maker for all of these recipes, that way everyone can join in on the homemade ice cream goodness!
Oreo-Mint Ice Cream Sandwiches | MyRecipes.com This 3-ingredient, no-cook summer treat is the perfect dessert when it's too hot to turn on the stove (or oven). The crushed chocolate sandwich cookies form a firm yet moist crust when mixed with store-bought fudge topping and put in the freezer to firm up for several hours.
Peach Crisp in a Jar | Celebrate peach season with fresh fruit and a sweet, cool single-serve treat like this peach crisp for one. It's portable, pre-portioned, and perfect for when you want a quick summer dessert that serves just you. | CookingLight.com
These salty-sweet popcorn cones resemble Olympic torches, making them the perfect snack to serve as you watch the Olympic games. The peanut butter caramel comes together quickly, and Reese's Pieces add an extra pop of color.
Mini S'mores Cookie Cups: Piling a Hershey’s kiss and a warm, gooey marshmallow atop a graham cracker cookie base makes these tiny treats the ultimate one-bite s’mores. They’re great for serving to guests at backyard gatherings.
S'mores Cupcakes: Perfect for a backyard barbecue, this tasty cupcake highlights all the flavors of the favorite campfire treat—graham cracker crumbs in the batter, bittersweet chocolate ganache on top, and a toasted marshmallow garnish.
Puff Pastry S'mores Poptarts: When baked in the oven, sheets of frozen puff pastry become flaky and buttery—making them the perfect envelope for marshmallows and chocolate. A chocolate drizzle on top makes these reminiscent of the childhood breakfast favorite.
Raspberry S'mores: The childhood favorite gets an unexpectedly adult twist with the addition of fresh raspberries. Toast the marshmallows under the broiler or in your toaster oven, then pile onto the chocolate- and raspberry-topped graham crackers.
Ice Cream S'mores: Savor the long (and low-effort) days of summer with this delectable no-bake dessert. In addition to the scoop of vanilla ice cream, there’s chocolate marshmallow fluff sandwiched between the crackers.
S'mores Blondies: Transform the campfire classic into a portable dessert in this chewy, chocolatey, marshmallow-filled bar. Keep the blondies at room temperature, between sheets of wax paper in airtight containers, for up to 5 days.
Piling a Hershey’s kiss and a warm, gooey marshmallow atop a graham cracker cookie base makes these tiny treats the ultimate one-bite s’mores. They’re great for serving to guests at any backyard gatherings.
When baked in the oven, sheets of frozen puff pastry become flaky and buttery—making them the perfect envelope for marshmallows and chocolate. A chocolate drizzle on top makes these reminiscent of the childhood breakfast favorite.
While the formula is elementary, there are plenty of ways for things to go awry—resulting in a dry and leaden loaf that’s light years from the buttery, tender-crumbed confection we all know and love. But don't worry: with this simple recipe and the reminders below, you’ll have everything you need to succeed.