Sweet Treats For You!

Nothing brings back memories of childhood campfires and kiddie sleepovers like a gooey marshmallow treat. We share some of the best marshmallow recipes for you to enjoy with your friends and family.

Marshmallow treats

No-bake gooey peanut butter balls

Ever wondered what a Reese's peanut butter cup would taste like if it were soft and warm? Probably something like this — and boy, is it delicious!

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups marshmallows
  • 1 cup natural peanut butter
  • 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons butter

Directions:

  1. In a pot over medium-low heat, let the butter melt.
  2. Add the marshmallows. Stir regularly as they begin to lose their shape.
  3. Add the chocolate chips.
  4. When the majority of the chocolate chips have melted into the mixture, stir in the peanut butter.
  5. Cover a baking tray with waxed paper. Place 1–2 tablespoons of the mixture onto the waxed paper. Repeat until you've used up the whole mixture. Let the drops cool before eating them, or transfer them to the fridge to store until later use. For added presentation, after mixture cool has cooled, roll them between your hands to form 1- to 2-inch balls.

Crispy squares

They're an old staple for a reason: they're delicious!

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Melt the butter in a large saucepan over low heat. Add the marshmallows, and stir thoroughly until they are entirely melted.
  2. Remove the pan from heat, and sitr in the crispy cereal.
  3. Press the mixture into a well-greased pan.
  4. Once cooled, cut into squares.

S'mores

Serving size 16

You may not always have an open campfire over which to roast ooey-gooey s'mores, but that doesn't mean you can't make them! When you have a hankering for this campfire favourite, whip up these simple and delicious make-anywhere s'mores.

Ingredients:

  • 32 graham crackers
  • 16 large marshmallows
  • 16 1- to 2-inch pieces of chocolate

Directions:

  1. Turn the oven on to a high broil.
  2. Place one marshmallow on each graham cracker. Repeat until ingredients are used up. Place them on a baking tray.
  3. Place the tray under the broiler for a few seconds, until marshmallows begin to melt.
  4. Remove the tray and apply chocolate and an additional graham cracker to each s'more.
  5. Return them to the oven for an extra-crispiness, or let them cool and enjoy.

Note: Feel free to use whichever brand and/or flavour of chocolate you prefer.

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