So we were camping with our parents last month, and my dad proposed injecting chocolate into marshmallows for s’mores, which got me thinking: how do you make a tidy s’more? The answer? ICE CREAM CONES.
There’s two ways to do this.
You can bend a wire into the shape of a circle at the end of a stick to make a little holder for your ice cream cone, fill it with chocolate chips and marshmallows, and wait patiently for the marshmallow to toast – ya gotta cook slowly and wrap the cone in tin foil or the tip will burn – this really does require patience. My dad even engineered a wire shape that you can leave on the edge of the fire pit so you don’t have to wait around while the cone slowly cooks!
The other option is to leave the chocolate chips out on a hot day by mistake, and then you have a thick chocolatey mess that you can pour into the bottom of the icecream cone. Roast the marshmallow over the fire the way you normally do, and drop it on top. This is my preferred method. It requires less patience.
Someone else may have already invented this; I don’t know. I’ve been offline and haven’t done a search. We invented it independently and had a lot of fun. Good times were had by all. Highly recommended for the tidy s’mores lovers among you.
And a bonus for the bonus: Darin’s mom mentioned that someone she knows cooks chocolate truffles into the center of cupcakes. I thought that sounded like a good idea and worth a mention, too. YUM.