Monday, June 11, 2012

Day 8: 31 Days of Pinterest: Smores Pops

Another treat!

Kids are at day camp with our church and Springhill Camp, so what better time to make something just for mom!?

Just kidding!  But these did catch my eye because of my life long love of chocolate and marshmallow!  Used to love the generic chocolate ice cream that had swirls of marshmallow running through it, do they even make that anymore?

Anyway, Smores Pops!

graham crackers (I used less than half of one of the packages inside a box)
marshmallows (I used a whole bag)
chocolate chips (I used semi sweet but you can choose your flavor!)
crisco (only about a Tbs)
sticks (can use paper lollipop/cake pop sticks, I've been eyeing all the paper straws lately in projects and the last time I ordered something from Amazon I added in a box - 144 - for next to nothing)

Place your sticks into the marshmallows.

Microwave your chocolate chips (I used all but about 1/2 cup) and crisco until well melted.  Allow to cool slightly.  Place graham crackers in a ziplock and crush to crumbs.  Pour crumbs into a small bowl.  Dip one marshmallow into the chocolate, then roll in the crumbs and place on wax paper to cool.

Voila'!  A nice, easy, summer treat with no burnt children around an open fire! :)


Patti said...

I'm going to try these, what a cool idea !

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