10 Best S’mores Recipes

My two boys just came back from being at camp for two weeks, and the first question I asked was, “Did you have s’mores”?  S’mores have been a summer favorite since I was a young child, and my most recent  S’mores Ice Cream Pie recipe was a hit with my kids and neighbors. I looked up the history of s’mores because we all have our childhood memory of enjoying them. Apparenly the history is somewhat unknown, but the first recipe was found in a publication of the Girl Scouts in 1927 by Loretta Scott Crew who made them at a campfire for the scouts. It is unknown when the name was shortened, but recipes for “Some Mores” are in various Girl Scout publications until at least 1973. I am amazed at all of the incredible ways to make S’mores. Take a look at 10 best S’mores recipes from some of my favorite websites:

S’mores Cupcakes via Brown Eyed Baker

S’mores Rice Krispie Treats via Glorious Treats

Frozen S’mores via Woman’s Day

 

S’mores Bars via Endless Simmer

Campfire S’mores Style Cake via Sweetapolita 

S’mores in a Jar by Paula Deen

S ‘Mores on a Stick via Kraft

S’mores Milkshakes via Ingredients Inc.

Giant S’mores Cookies via My Baking Addiction

Watermelon Slushy

It’s SO hot in Alabama this week with highs today in the 100’s. Since we have an abundance of watermelon in the refrigerator, my daughter, Leigh, thought she would try her hand at making a Watermelon Slushy. I was so impressed that I said, “Hold everything. Let me take a photo of this.” Here’s her recipe for Watermelon Slushy. I know you’ll enjoy it this Fourth of July week and throughout the summertime. It’s so fresh and flavorful, and a perfect recipe to beat the summer heat.

10 Summery & Refreshing Watermelon Recipes

When I posted this Watermelon Margarita last week on Facebook, I had such a huge response. I decided to share 10 of my favorite summer refreshingly cool watermelon recipes that I have have come across lately. See my Watermelon Pinterest page for more summer watermelon recipe inspirations.

Superfoods Salad via Ingredients, Inc.

Watermelon Daiquiri via My Recipes

Watermelon Pops via Kraft

Watermelon Jello Shots via That’s So Michelle

Watermelon Mojitos from Inspiring the Everyday

Watermelon Frosty from

Watermelon Granita via Homemade Simple

Watermelon Mojito Popsicles via Bakers Royale

Watermelon Sorbetto via Indochine Kitchen

Cookie Cutter Fruit Salad via Wit & Whistle

Classic Shrimp wtih Cocktail Sauce in Under 20 Minutes

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Now that summer is here, so many friends ask me what can they easily prepare while they’re vacationing at the lake or beach, or even just relaxing at home. I can creatively come up with hundreds of recipes, but why not go back to the basics and serve Classic Shrimp with Cocktail Sauce. This recipe is a cinch, and adults and kids always love it. Its a great way to serve a healthy protein appetizer or serve with a salad for dinnertime. If you don’t have time to prepare homeade cocktail sauce, I love Fresh Market’s brand cocktail sauce.