S’mores and marshmallows have always been associated together. If you ever associate these two treats then you are not alone.
Initially, marshmallows were given to children because of the sweet flavor they possess.
Traditionally, this treat is served around a bonfire which means even adults can readily indulge in this treat.
There are several creative ways to prepare marshmallows by combining them with other ingredients.
Dessert pizza, lasagna, and ice creams are some of the recipes you can enjoy together with marshmallows.
Regardless of how you decide on serving this treat, you can never go wrong with marshmallows.
Its light airy texture and sugary flavor is not only loved by kids but by adults too. Here are some of the best marshmallow ideas you can try.
1. Chocolate caramel marshmallow bars
There is no denying how good this chocolate bar gets. However, it comes at a price since you might have to spend long hours in your kitchen.
The layers when making these bars are responsible for the time you spend in the kitchen since you have to let each layer rest.
The layers of the chocolate bars are perfectly arranged. The first layer is the soft chocolate that cracks within the first bite.
The second layer is the pillowy marshmallows and the soft-textured caramel that adds extra sweet flavor to the chocolate bars. The star of the show in this recipe is the dark chocolate.
Milk chocolate is extra sweet which is why you should use dark chocolate to cut the sweetness of the caramel and marshmallows. Get the recipe.
2. Chocolate-dipped marshmallows
At first glance, this recipe may look like an impossible one to put together. However, you need a few minutes to fix this recipe and end your cravings.
When you are making treat gifts for your friends and families, you should be thinking about this recipe.
The marshmallows usually contain several ingredients but the star of the show is the sprinkles. There are several ways to include your sprinkles on the marshmallows without causing a mess.
When hosting parties, placing the marshmallows on skewers will allow everyone to dip them easily on the sprinkles.
You can also opt to set up a deco station where everyone decides what goes on their marshmallows. Get the recipe.
3. Marshmallow chocolate cookies
These cookies are unique and easy to fix and the good news is they aren’t excessively rich. The chocolate is chewy and gooey usually creased with bands of sweet marshmallows.
There is nothing complicated about this recipe. You need to make a cookie dough, then add in chocolate, and finally coat it with marshmallow fluff.
Vanilla fluff is also essential for this recipe but you can opt not to include this delicious topping. Vanilla fluff also makes the cookies light which means you can easily indulge in several of these cookies.
The good news is, the ingredients required to fix this recipe are readily available most of which you have in your kitchen cabinet. Get the recipe.
4. Chocolate peanut butter marshmallow squares
There are several versions of this recipe which means the end result of this chocolate marshmallow recipe depends on what you desire.
It takes about 30 minutes to put this recipe together depending on the version you are preparing and also the yield you want.
Besides, there’s nothing complicated with the ingredients because you might have them in your pantry.
The key to getting the best of this recipe during the preparation process is to allow the peanut-chocoloate combo time to cool. This will prevent the marshmallows from melting.
It is also is important not to overheat the chocolate as this will result in clumpiness and a slightly hard texture. Get the recipe.
5. Homemade marshmallow fluff
Marshmallow fluff also referred to as marshmallow creme is easy to fix using readily available ingredients. The best thing about preparing homemade version recipes is you get fresh products.
You also can watch ingredients you use by omitting whatever you don’t find enticing.
This recipe might look intimidating before you begin making but its super simple to fix.
Depending on the version you are preparing, the number of ingredients and time taken to prepare may vary. For vanilla, you can readily substitute it with other ingredients such as mint and lemon.
Marshmalow fluff easily makes the perfect topping substitute for your ice cream and other desserts. Get the recipe.
6. Strawberry marshmallow mousse
This is one of the easiest desserts to put together on this list. It requires only four ingredients to make the mousse heavenly but you can add other ingredients to boost its taste.
This mousse packed with extra flavor especially with the combo of marshmallows and strwberries.
What makes the procedure even easier during preparation is you only need to boil strawberries, sugar, and water. Marshmallows are are then melted in a combination of water, sugar, and strawberries.
The final result is a light and airy mousse packed with strawberry flavor. You can tone down on the sugar if you find this recipe too sugary. Get the recipe.
7. S’mores chocolate chip cookies
Teh classic combination of graham crackers, marshmallows, and chocolate will never disappoint. There are so many ways to get the best of this recipe.
You can easily use peanut butter cups instead of the traditional Hershey bars without messing with its flavor.
Soft chocolate cookies are the best when preparing this recipe because they retain the soft texture even after combining it with marshmallows.
For the cookie dough, there is nothing new as familiar ingredients such as butter, sugar, eggs, and vanilla are the ones you need.
Preparing the cookies in advance is also another option if you plan on hosting a party with large numbers. Get the recipe.
8. Rocky road cookies
When it comes to this treat one can never be enough. If you enjoyed rocky road ice cream then its time to switch this ice cream a little bit by making it a candy bar.
It takes less than an hour to fix this treat depending on the ingredients used.
The classic ingredients for this recipe include chocolate, nuts, and marshmallows but there are other versions with other ingredients that taste just as good.
Almonds are a vital ingredient for this recipe, especially sliced almonds. That said, you can use almond flour in place of the sliced ones.
Butter also has a vital role in this recipe as it makes the cookies easy to bite. The combo between chewy marshmallows and crunchy nuts takes these cookies to a whole new level. Get the recipe.
9. No-bake marshmallow pumpkin pie
This recipe will end your pumpkin pie craving immediately after you take a bite. The best thing is you don’t have to hassle about preparing any dough or making a crust for the toppings.
This recipe is primarily for people who find it hard to make the classic pumpkin pie.
The only limitation when it comes to this recipe is finding instant pumpkin pudding. however, that shouldn’t stop recreating this dish using fresh pumpkin.
You only need 5 ingredients plus other spices to get the best of this recipe. Get the recipe.
10. Rocky road cookie pizza
There’s a bit of twist with this recipe compared to chocolate chip cookies. This version is relatively larger than the chocolate cookies with several ingredients used as toppings.
The base of this dessert pizza comprises a sugar cookie then topped with marshmallows, caramel, and chocolate.
This recipe is baked on a pizza pan then sliced equally to create an irresistible pizza. The process of preparing this recipe might be intimidating because of the ingredients but its worth the time spent.
Making the chocolate chip cookie dough is the first step to creating this pizza.
There are different ways to infuse flavor to this recipe. For instance, using peanut butter or butterscotch chips will give your pizza a distinctive new flavor. Get the recipe.
11. Hot chocolate bombs
The ingredients needed for this recipe are nothing outrageous. The hot chocolate bombs recipe has been hitting the social media waves lately and there’s a good reason why.
This recipe is dominant during winter periods and there are several ways in which you can prepare it with a few twists for fun.
What’s guaranteed is you have to spend a little more time in the kitchen when making this recipe.
For you to achieve the small explosions from your cup, you need to temper your chocolate for it to retain the perfect shape.
A silicone mold is essential when making this recipe, and the good news is it comes in different shapes. The only important thing is to make sure the molds can hold the cocoa powder and marshmallows. Get the recipe.
12. Rocky road cookie cups
Rocky road usually contains marshmallows, chocolate, and nuts as the classic ingredients. The good news with cookie cups is almost every other filling can readily blend with the classic rocky road ingredients.
Depending on the version you decide on preparing the number of ingredients may vary.
Using a pre-made cookie base will reduce the amount of tome you take in the kitchen. There’s no better way to impress your guest than with a recipe that takes a few minutes to put together.
This dessert is popular during summertime and it’s worth every minute you spend in the kitchen. Get the recipe.
13. Candy cane whoopie pies
Candy canes and peppermint buttercream combine to create moist delicious pies. The ingredients needed for the success of this recipe are a handful which means a prolonged time in the kitchen.
However, you shouldn’t be intimidated by the ingredients as a matter of fact the end result should drive you to see this recipe through.
In case you make a large number of pies, you can store them in your fridge in an airtight container. Using store-bought crust will save extra time in the kitchen.
The topping which is the buttercream marshmallow should be piped on the whoopie pie only after it has cooled. Its worth a shot if you want to enjoy the greatness of this dessert. Get the recipe.
14. Cornflake chocolate chip marshmallow cookies
If you are out of ideas on what to have for breakfast, then here is one, cornflake chocolate chip marshmallow cookies.
Cookies have long been used for breakfast but that should not limit you on what time you should enjoy these delicious cookies.
Using mini marshmallows is important when preparing this recipe.
They give you a simple task when mixing with batter and also the marshmallows will be evenly spread on the cookies.
Its possible to bake these cookies after 20 minutes but the batter will spread out unevenly.
The best will be to let the cookies lie in the fridge overnight then you can do the baking the next day. Get the recipe.
15. Double chocolate marshmallow cookies
If you love the combo between chocolate and marshmallows then you should add this recipe in your to-do list. The outside of these cookies are crisp while the inside is chewy brought by the marshmallows.
The best way to enjoy these cookies is eating them straight from the oven.
There’s nothing complicated about this recipe when it comes to the ingredients required. You might even be having the ingredients needed in your pantry.
The key to getting the best of this recipe is using corn syrup-free marshmallows because they don’t spread or melt over the cookies.
The type of marshmallows used has a significant role when it comes to the flavor of the cookies. Get the recipe.
16. Fudgy hot chocolate cookies with marshmallows
The flavor of fudgy chocolate is delicious but when you combine it with marshmallows the flavor is epic. The other advantage of this recipe is you don’t have to worry about the ingredients because they are all standard.
Freezing marshmallows before adding them to your cookies is one procedure that you shouldn’t forfeit.
If you opt on baking the cooking together with the marshmallows, they will melt completely even before the cookie is baked.
A mini marshmallow is exactly what you need for this recipe, they tend to stick together and not melt readily.
So substituting them with marshmallow bits shouldn’t be something you put into consideration. Get the recipe.
17. Chocolate Krispie rice treats
There are several versions of this recipe based on the ingredients used during its preparation. This treat has been a dominant one since early childhood and it doesn’t disappoint.
Adding chocolate to this treat takes it to a whole new level with extra added flavor.
It takes less than half an hour to put this recipe together which means it’s quick and easy.
This recipe is packed with loads of chocolate and drizzling caramel over this treat will make it even better. Get the recipe.
18. Hot chocolate lasagna
You might wonder how lasagna becomes a dessert. Well, in the kitchen there are several possibilities and anything is possible and so is this decadent dessert. This recipe is a crowd pleaser that will keep your guests asking for more.
Hot chocolate lasagna is a no-bake recipe which means there’s not much to do when preparing this dessert. The base of the lasagna is an oreo crust capable of holding all the toppings without getting soggy.
Classic no-bake dessert usually involves oreo as the crust, whipped cream topping, and a chocolate layer. There’s nothing difficult with these types of desserts.
The different layers of this dessert are responsible for the classic delicious flavors from the ingredients such as chocolate pudding, oreo, and Nutella.
The versatility of this recipe makes it a go-to alternative. This means you can easily switch it up using ingredients of your choice. Get the recipe.
19. Chocolate roll cake with marshmallow filling
Making cake rolls isn’t a job for the faint-hearted because there is no guarantee that your ckae will roll perfectly. That said, its pretty much possible to prepare this recipe without having to worry about the rolling factor.
When you use the roll cake tea towel, your cakes will come out perfectly which means you have nothing to worry about.
The combination between marshmallow fluff with the other ingredients of the cake elevates this recipe to another level. The cake is moist and fluffy perfect for large crowds.
The ingredients required for the preparation of this recipe are quite handful but that shouldn’t intimidate you.
The secret to getting the best of this recipe is using cream cheese. Cream cheese is essential in making the marshmallow fluff denser. The good news is you can readily substitute it with mascarpone if its unavailable. Get the recipe.
20. Mexican hot chocolate cookies
The cookie dough of this treat is packed with chocolate from different ingredients. Melted chocolate chips and cocoa are essential for the addition of extra chocolate to the cookie dough.
Mexican chocolate is slightly different from other chocolate versions because it is made using cacao beans, sugar, vanilla, and cinnamon.
It is essential you freeze the cookie dough before adding the toppings. This helps prevent the dough from getting soggy and crumbling. Overmixing the dough will also make the base harder and unchewable.
Like many other recipes, you can readily substitute the ingredients provided they are high-end to retain the original flavor of this recipe. Get the recipe.
21. Frog eye salad
This recipe brings memories of the good old days, especially when visiting my grandparents during dinner. Its a classic dessert recipe but super delicious.
You just can’t skip preparing this dessert regardless of the name which might sound a bit weird for many people.
Classic ingredients of this recipe include pineapples, coconut, oranges, mandarin, marshmallows and acini de pepe.
Many people have often referred to this dessert as a salad. However, all that matters is how good this recipe gets.
It might be intimidating considering how much time you will spend in the kitchen. The end result should give you the desire to carry on and make this delicious dessert. Get the recipe.
22. Cranberry fluff salad
You can easily use this salad as a dessert or as a side dish to other dishes. The ingredients used in the preparation of this recipe are responsible for the sweet and tart flavor in this salad.
The appearance of this salad might not be eye-catching when you place it on the table but the taste is delicious.
Mandarin, marshmallows, pineaples, and whipped cream are some of the vital ingredients for the recipe. The cranberry sauce is also essential and making a homemade version is the way to go.
There are different variations of this recipe with other ingredients used that are responsible for a twist in flavor.
This salad is best served chilled. Therfore, you can prepare it ahead of time then store it in your fridge to prevent the melting of the cream. Get the recipe.
23. No-bake oreo marshmallow cheesecake
The best part about this recipe is that you don’t use to use your oven for baking purposes.
This recipe is packed with different flavors and above all its sweet and fluffy. The texture of this recipe is soft, fluffy but not sticky.
The number of ingredients to prepare this recipe is only a handful. In addition, cooking and prep time is reduced because there’s no baking involved. Get the recipe.
24. Toasted marshmallow milkshake
Toasting marshmallows is not a simple task and requires patience otherwise they will get burnt. Its not easy to achieve a perfect golden color when toasting.
Sometimes the small chars you see on the marshmallows are a symbol of neatly toasted marshmallows.
This recipe requires standard ingredients and nothing complicated.
You can make the milkshake thinner by adding milk or if you prefer it thicker, consider extra ice cream. Get the recipe.
25. S’mores popcorn balls
This recipe has similarities with rice Krispie treats with a minute twist. S’mores popcorn balls are attractive on first glance and are some of the best treats for large crowds.
Marshmallow is an essential ingredient in this recipe as it binds all the other ingredients and infuses flavor to the recipe thereby dictating its taste.
If you are worried about what popcorn to use, its all about your preference. Whwether you use graham cereals or potato chips it still is delicious. Get the recipe.
26. Chocolate strawberry dessert kabobs
Its never easy to please a crowd especially since everyone has different taste preferences but deciding on going the simpler way with desserts can be helpful.
You also need a dessert that you can get done within a few minutes. This recipe takes less than 20 minutes to put together.
Combos between strawberries and chocolates never disappoint. Should you host parties, set up a station where the guests can customize the desserts to their taste and preference.
This will save you a whole lot of time preparing the desserts. Get the recipe.
26. Chocolate confetti squares
If you love no-bake dessert then this recipe should be on your to-do list.
Cooking is something I enjoy doing but not during the summertime because of the heat from the oven. This recipe involves no baking making it the perfect treat during summer.
This recipe is what you need to prepare when you have other businesses to attend because it can stay for extended periods. The rainbow mini marshmallows are the stars of this recipe.
One slice is just not enough with this dessert. Get the recipe.
27. Peppermint swirl marshmallows
Having marshmallows in your pantry is advantagious as you can create recipes with ease. This is a simple recipe to fix with common ingredients required.
This warm drink is packed with several unique flavors perfect for those cold days. Get the recipe.
28. Homemade marshmallow sauce
The sweetness from this recipe is hard to beat. Combine it with an ice cream and you have an elite dessert.
This recipe requires only five ingredients to make it a complete treat both for adults and kids.
You want to know the secret to unboxing this treat? Vanilla extract. This ingredient gives this recipe a unique flavor.
Marshmallow sauce has a perfect consistency but its relatively thiner and pourable compared to marshmallow fluff.
Homemade marshmallow sauce is versatile and you can replace ingredients with ease. That said, if you cannot access vanilla extract go for the vanilla bean paste. It usually has the same flavor like vanilla extract. Get the recipe.
29. Mississipi mud brownies
Do you have a sweet tooth and looking for something to quench your cravings quickly? Mississipi mud brownies is the way to go. This dessert takes a few minutes to fix with common ingredients.
Te good news is you can make this recipe ahead of time. Another important fact with this recipe is to cut it using a plastic knife.
Cocoa powder is the power ingredient in this recipe. It usually is unsweetened but you can opt for something sweeter if you want something extra sweet.
This recipe is versatile and you can replace ingredients you feel don’t match your taste buds. Get the recipe.
30. Chocolate marshmallow chubbies
If you have watched the TV show godlbergs you understand where the inspiration of making this recipe begins. This recipe appeared several times in the show and it was considered as a family favorite by the family.
This heavenly dish looks like a cookie but has a fudge brown texture.
Brown sugar is a vital ingredient for this recipe. It mimics a coffee flavor and tends to blend well with marshmallows because of its richness.
This dessert tends to spread excessively on the chubbies. Freezing it will help prevent melting of the entire cookie.
You can readily swap specific ingredients such as the brown sugar with mollasses. Whatever ingredient you uses when making this recipe, everyone will be scrambling for it when done. Get the recipe.
31.Marshmallow roll cookies
Often, this recipe gains popularity just around christmas time. It super decadent and could become your family’s favorite because it is super easy to put together.
This treat is made as a long roll and usually cut into small pieces to serve them easily.
Coconut is the vital ingredient in this recipe and the best way to incorporate it into this recipe is to finely shred the coconut.
If you dont love coconuts then use pecans or almonds. They mimic the flavor of the coocnuts. Either way you still get to enjoy the decadence of this recipe. Get the recipe.