We’ve had our fire pit (which I managed to sorrrrt of reassemble post-tree-collision so that it functions while I figure out whether or not to buy a new one) for two years now, and have never made s’mores. This felt like something we needed to fix.
The only problem: as a city girl who genuinely loves camping but is completely at a loss when it comes to edible things and campfires (my hamburgers, without fail, end up being flipped right into the coals)…I’m not very good at making them. I basically just burn the marshmallows and call it a day. On the positive side, however, s’mores are good even when they’re not especially good.
Our son was skeptical. I don’t blame him.
The best thing about s’mores – the fact that they are made with sticks while huddled around an open campfire – is also the worst thing about them, because sometimes you want a s’more and do not want/have the means to build a campfire.
Enter: the microwave s’more. Smoky and crispy like a s’more should be? No. But good anyway, because marshmallows, chocolate and graham crackers cannot be bad.
1. Place 2 squares of chocolate on a graham cracker. Microwave for 20 seconds.
2. Top with half of a jumbo marshmallow (trust me; any more will get out of control). Microwave an additional 10 seconds.
3. Top with second graham cracker, smoosh, and eat immediately.