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5 Recipes for Gourmet S'mores


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Go Fruity
Bananas pair beautifully with chocolate in other desserts, so they’re a natural choice for s’mores as well. ©iStockphoto/Thinkstock
Bananas pair beautifully with chocolate in other desserts, so they’re a natural choice for s’mores as well. ©iStockphoto/Thinkstock

Adding simple slices of banana, strawberries, or whatever your favorite fruit may be to classic s'mores gives the snack a fresh, summertime flavor that makes the original three ingredients shine. And for a deeper, bolder flavor, take things one step further: Grill your fruit before building your s'mores.

Stone fruit, such as peaches, or other fruits such as pineapple and bananas work well on the grill; just cut the fruit in half (in the case of large fruits like pineapple, cut into slabs -- with small fruits such as strawberries, use skewers), brush each piece with a little vegetable oil (to prevent the fruit from sticking), and cook on the grill over (direct) medium heat until soft and golden.