Northern Michigan Recipes: Summer S'mores Gone Local

Northern Michigan Recipes: Check out what happened when we invited some of our favorite local foods purveyors to a s'more-and-even-more bonfire party!

King Tuttle

You’ll need:

• Graham crackers • Cherry Republic Cherry Jam (cherryrepublic.com)
• Kilwins Tuttles (kilwins.com) • Marshmallow

Assembly:

Spread jam on a graham cracker. Top it with a Tuttle. Top that with a roasted marshmallow. Put a lid on it.

S'Mona Lisa

You’ll need:

• Chocolate biscotti • Baby marshmallows
• Fresh raspberries
• Benjamin Twiggs Cherry Fudge Topping (benjamintwiggs.com)

Assembly:

Set the fudge topping close enough to the bonfire to warm it. Roast baby marshmallows then slide them off the skewer and onto the biscotti. Drizzle with fudge topping. Top with fresh raspberries. Mamma Mia!

S'More Euro

You’ll need:

• Croissant • Doug Murdick’s Chocolate Walnut Fudge (murdicksfudge.com)
• American Spoon Apricot Spoon Fruit (spoon.com)

Assembly:

Thread croissant on skewer and lightly toast. Open the croissant and spread it with apricot spoon fruit. Add a thin slice of chocolate walnut fudge. Close it up. Open your mouth. Ooh la la!

Nutty, Bananas and Buggy For You

You’ll need:

• Graham crackers • Naturally Nutty Organic Cinnamon Vanilla Almond Butter (naturallynutty.com)
• Sliced banana
• Grocer’s Daughter Chocolate Bug (grocersdaughter.com) • Marshmallow

Assembly:

Smear a graham cracker with almond butter. Layer it with banana slices. Yep, now the Chocolate Bug. Roast a marshmallow and use it to smother the Bug. Squish it all up with a graham cracker lid.

Strawberries ’n’ Creamy

You’ll need:

• Chocolate graham crackers • Ryba’s Vanilla Pecan Fudge (ryba.com)
• Marshmallow • Sliced fresh strawberry

Assembly:

Cover a chocolate graham cracker with thin slices of vanilla pecan fudge and strawberry. Top with a roasted marshmallow. Seal it up with another chocolate graham. Yummm!

It’s a Snap

You’ll need:

• Ginger snaps (again, Nabisco gets the job done!) • Cherry Stop Cherry Ginger Jam (thecherrystop.com) • Marshmallow

Assembly:

Spread a ginger snap with cherry ginger jam. Pop on a roasted marshmallow. Cap it up. Down the hatch.

This article was originally featured in the August 2012 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan's Magazine. Click here to order your copy!

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