S’mores Dessert Bars are a must-have for summer gatherings! This S’mores Dessert Bars recipe makes a luscious pan of irresistible deliciousness that will be snatched up in an instant. These bars are even better than regular s’mores.
The minute our weather turns warm, people can be seen gathering ’round all the backyard bonfires. A few years ago, The Littles started asking for bonfires and s’mores parties of our own. It didn’t take much arm twisting for me to oblige.
Because we’re talking about chocolate. Chocolate + melty marshmallows + friends = triple threat. All we have to do is light the fire, break out the goodies, and the neighborhood peeps magically make their way over. Before we know it, it’s a party ’round the fire pit every single time.
But what if we crave s’mores at a potluck, picnic, or whenever lighting a fire isn’t exactly feasible? All those moments are meant for S’mores Dessert Bars. It’s all about enjoying s’mores in bar form. Dare we proclaim these s’mores bars to be even better than regular s’mores? Not only are they ready to go when and where you want, but they’re melt-in-your-mouth amazing.
Know that if you make these s’mores bars, they will absolutely disappear in a blink…
How to make s’mores bars:
Extra delicious s’mores dessert bars recipes always start with a fabulous base. The reason these s’mores bars are even better than regular s’mores is the dreamy melt-in-your-mouth crust. It’s a tantalizing mixture of honey graham crackers and real butter, which results in a shortbread-like flavor that will light up your taste buds.
Press the cracker mixture into the bottom crust, layer milk chocolate bars on top, and follow it up with ooey gooey marshmallow creme. Top off with with a light layer of topping. So easy.
Bake until golden brown and let cool. There. That’s the hardest part…letting it cool before you dig in.
Once the s’mores bar dessert is completely cool, cut into little squares. I suggest little squares because these are decadent and dreamy and perfect in bite-sized portions.
But feel free to ignore my suggestion and go big or go home. These are your s’mores.
Why s’mores bars are a must-do this summer:
- They’re even better that regular s’mores. Truly and honestly.
- They’re easy to make ahead, slice, and serve.
- Leftovers can be frozen (if you don’t mind chewy marshmallows, which we don’t mind at all)
- You can make a huge pan of these for a big party and everyone will love you
- You’ll be known as the s’mores queen/king
Have fun and enjoy!
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