Homemade S'mores Kit

Create fun s'mores kits with made-from-scratch ingredients as a tasty handmade gift for friends and family.
Homemade S'mores Kit

Homemade S'mores Kit

By: Michele Beschen

Similar Topics:
  1. Handmade Gifts
  2. How To

Materials Needed:

  • homemade marshmallows
  • icebox cookies
  • chocolate chips (semi-sweet, dark or milk chocolate)
  • wax paper
  • rubber gloves
  • baking sheet
  • double boiler
  • (4) 4' long thin branches (willow works great)
  • food-grade wax or oil
  • old tin
  • chalkboard paint
  • chalk markers
  • bandana
  • leather cording or string
  • drill
  • clear food storage bags
  • rubber gloves
  • sandpaper
  • permanent marker or wood-burnishing tool

Make Cookies, Chocolate Squares and Marshmallows

To make chocolate squares, melt chocolate chips in a double boiler, stirring constantly until chocolate is thoroughly melted. Pour melted chocolate onto a wax-paper-lined pan, spread until chocolate is approximately 1/16-inch thick. Allow to cool, then break apart into rough squares. Tip: Wear rubber gloves to eliminate fingerprints.

Make homemade marshmallows following this recipe.

Whip up a batch of icebox cookies with this recipe.

Create Toasting Sticks

Whittle branches to remove bark and create a point at one end. Coat sticks with a food-grade oil or wax to make removing hot s'mores easier.

Add Leather Cording

Drill hole through end of stick and run string or leather cording through to create hanger. Using a permanent marker or wood-burnishing tool, add recipient's initials or a phrase.

Add Leather Cording to S'mores Toasting Sticks

Add Leather Cording to S'mores Toasting Sticks

Package Homemade Goodies

Place marshmallows, chocolate and cookies into separate clear plastic bags. To prevent sticking, separate each chocolate layer with a piece of parchment paper.

Package Homemade Goodies in Clear Plastic Bags

Package Homemade Goodies in Clear Plastic Bags

Paint Tin

Scuff up an old tin with sandpaper, then cover with chalkboard paint.

Sand Old Tin Before Painting

Sand Old Tin Before Painting

Personalize and Wrap

Personalize tin with creative sayings and s'more recipes using a chalk marker. Bundle up tin and toasting sticks in a bandana.

Personalize Tin With Chalk Marker

Personalize Tin With Chalk Marker

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