Growing up I wasn’t a fan of s’mores. I know, I know – what kid doesn’t like gooey marshmallow and melty chocolate crammed in between graham crackers? This kid doesn’t. The problem was the plain chocolate – which I’m not a real fan of – so I never ate them. And then a few years ago I shot a show at the Wild Animal Park in San Diego, which ended with a campfire and to me that meant s’mores. But instead of the chocolate, I decided to use peanut butter cups – and the whole world changed. Angels sang, the moon shone brighter than I’d seen before and little animals came out of the woods and smiled.
S’mores made with pb cups – wow.
Love S'mores? Then you will want to try this version that substitutes peanut butter cups for the chocolate. Yummy!
8 graham cracker halves
4 regular marshmallows (don’t substitute with mini’s)
4 peanut butter cups (full size please)
- Place a peanut butter cup on 4 of the graham crackers.
- If you have a *campfire, place marshmallows on a stick and hold over the flame till they catch fire briefly – then quickly blow out.
- Top each peanut butter cup with a toasted marshmallow, add remaining crackers and squish down slowly but deliberately.
*No campfire, no problem – you have options: Stove – use stove flame and prepare as above.
Grill – either remove grate and use grill flame, or simply wrap completed s’mores in foil and throw on the grill about 5 minutes until melty.
Oven – build s’mores (cracker, pb cup, marshmallow, cracker) and place on baking sheet. Cook at 350 until melted.