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Don’t have a campfire? These easy cereal bars have all of your favorite s’mores flavors in an easy dessert bar.
Indoor S'mores | www.tasteandtellblog.comPhoto Updated July 2013

Originally posted November 13, 2007 – I thought I’d bring this back to the front since they are such a great treat for this time of year. Enjoy!

Did you know that the average weight gain during the holidays is 6-10 pounds? Yikes. I believe it though. I know that around Thanksgiving and Christmas, I give myself full reign to eat whatever I want. Hey, they only come once a year, right?? Well, in order to combat the holiday eating, my husband and I are trying to be really good until those 2 days hit. So what am I doing with a picture of a sweet treat up while I am talking about eating better? Is it because these are really low in fat and calories? Nope. Let me explain…

I am a firm believer in “everything in moderation.” I have tried different “diets” and always fail because I love food too much. And although I’m not my ideal weight or size, the thing that keeps my weight in check more than everything else is just being very conscious of what I am eating. And allowing myself a treat every once in awhile. And these treats are perfect for portioning. I made a batch, cut them into small squares and wrapped each individual serving. Then I hid them. Yep – out of sight, out of mind. If I would have left these on the counter, they would have been gone in 2 days. But they lasted us over a week. That’s my kind of diet!!

I’ve talked before of my love for recipes on packages. This one was no exception!! In fact, after seeing the recipe on the box, I couldn’t stop thinking about it for weeks. If you are a fan of Rice Krispie treats, you’ll love these!!

Indoor S’mores
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Don't have a campfire? These easy cereal bars have all of your favorite s'mores flavors in an easy dessert bar.
Serves: 16 servings
  • 5 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1½ cups milk chocolate chips
  • ¼ cup light corn syrup
  • 5 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 8 cups Golden Grahams cereal
  • 1 cup miniature marshmallows
  1. Butter a 13x9-inch baking pan and set aside.
  2. Add the 5 cups marshmallows, chocolate chips, corn syrup and butter to a large bowl. Microwave on high for 2-3 minutes, stirring every 30-45 seconds, until melted and combined. Stir in the vanilla. Add in the cereal and stir to coat. Stir in the 1 cup of marshmallows.
  3. Press evenly into the prepared pan. Let stand for 1 hour before cutting into bars.
Source: Golden Grahams

These can easily be done on the stove top, as well.

Refrigerate for a firmer bar.

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28 Responses to Indoor S’mores

  1. Abby says:

    Brad said last night while we were making cocoa, “No, I don’t want marshmallows in mine. I don’t like them except in S’mores. You know what we should make? S’mores.”

    If he sees your post he’ll go nuts!

  2. Kelly Mahoney says:

    You have a wonderfully tasty blog here! Those look fabulous.

  3. gigi says:

    mmm, how divine indoor s’mores!

  4. slush says:

    My boys will love these. Great recipe!

  5. Kelly-Jane says:

    Oh they look so good! I need one of them right now =)

  6. Augustina says:

    These look great Deborah! I used to eat Golden grahams when i was a kid–I’ll have to give this one a try.

  7. Nan says:

    6-10 pounds!?! AAAAAH! Seriously, I’ve been gaining weight since I stopped doing all my summer fieldwork and I’m not okay with it. I’m kind of dreading the holidays, actually. But your s’mores bars look delicious as usual!!

  8. Jenn says:

    Those look amazing! I am not sure I could resist them even by hiding them though..!


  9. Emiline says:

    Oh lord! 6-10 lbs? I’m in trouble.
    These look good. I love golden grahams. Although, I’m eating my way through a box of cocoa rice crispies.

  10. Maryann@FindingLaDolceVita says:

    6-10 pounds? Is that all? haha I’m sure I can do better than that!

  11. eatme_delicious says:

    Okay I really have to make these! They look so delicious! Good idea with cutting them into small pieces and then putting them in the cupboard. And it’s a great idea to still eat the unhealthy things you love, but in smaller quantities. That’s what I try and do too. 🙂 Way better than giving everything up!

  12. Kevin says:

    Those smores look really good.

  13. Valli says:

    With so much temptation over the holiday season the added pounds are inevitable. I won’t be able to see my toes soon!The s’mores are certainly adding to the temptation, but that is not a bad thing!

  14. Cheryl says:

    Oh my!! I made these years ago for a BBQ and people went nuts for them. I love that you did this, it brought back so many memories.

  15. Tarah says:

    OMG! When I first looked at the picture, I knew that I wanted to try it! These look delicious and I can’t wait to try them!

    Thanks for the recipe!!

  16. MrsPresley says:

    these look amazing!

  17. Tieghan says:

    Gimme!! These look incredible!

  18. Love this recipe! These certainly deserve a re-post!

  19. Love seeing and reading some of your older blog posts!

  20. Carole says:

    Hi there, just popped over to let you know that your link to Food on Friday: Mexican Food was featured in my Need Some Inspiration? Series today. Hope you are having a good week.

  21. So fun for a weekend treat! Yum!

  22. Nessa says:

    Yuuuum 🙂

  23. Emily says:

    I can eat an entire pan of these babies!

  24. carrian says:

    gimme, gimme, gimme!!

  25. Joanne says:

    We have no way of making smores in our apartment so I have a feeling these bars are going to be KEY in allowing us to really experience summer to it’s fullest potential!

  26. Chels R. says:

    Mmm, I love golden grahams! These look so yummy!

  27. Janell says:

    I made these last night for a girls night and they were a hit! Wish I had some leftover for a yummy treat right now!

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