There’s S’More to Summer in Des Moines -

There’s S’More to Summer in Des Moines

Have some summer fun with S’MORES!  National S’More day is Wednesday, August 10th, 2016 and we’ve rounded up where you can find the tastiest and craziest S’More desserts around Des Moines – give them a try and let us know what you think!

S’More Cake Pops

Sweet to Eat Cakes & Bakery • 303 SW School Street • Ankeny, IA 50023 • (515) 249-5054

No campfire required for mouthwatering S’More flavored cake pops at Sweet to Eat Cakes and Bakery in Ankeny. You get all the flavor and fun of the camping treat without any of the mess, especially since someone else is making them!  Specialty Flavors vary daily, so be sure to call ahead to find out if S’More is on today’s menu.

S’More Cheesecake

Cheesecake Factory • Jordan Creek Town Center • 101 Jordan Creek Parkway • Des Moines, IA 50266 • (515) 457-9888

Among their parade of tasty cheesecakes, the Toasted Marshmallow S’mores Galore™ is a decadent treat at the Cheesecake Factory. The chocolate cheesecake topped with chocolate ganache, toasted house-made marshmallow and graham crackers is a first-rate dessert.  It’s what my daughter and I order whenever the boys are off at Cub Scout camp!

S’More Dessert

Guru BBQ • 300 W Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway #170 • Des Moines, IA 50309 • (515) 777-2500

Not only do they serve up great que, but they also have some great desserts at Guru BBQ.  My son’s new favorite restaurant has layered graham crackers, marshmallows and luscious chocolate into Rocks Glass S’Mores.  A camping classic without the mess.

S’More Ice Cream Sandwich

Thelma’s Treats • 505 East Grand Avenue, Ste 104 • Des Moines, IA 50309 • (515) 343-7388

If it’s just too hot to sit around the campfire, cool off with this ice cream sandwich version of a s’more from Thelma’s Treats. The new flavor is the winner of their Chill-Out Challenge flavor creation contest and is currently exclusively sold at Gateway Market and Thelma’s retail store in the East Village.

S’Mores To Go

Beaverdale Confections • 2641 Beaver Avenue • Des Moines, IA 50310 • (515) 279-0553

Beaverdale Confection Co. gives you everything you need for a night of Gourmet S’mores.  They provide all the ingredients for a  S’More like you’ve never had! With handmade marshmallows, light-as-air Pizzelle cookies and rich 100% Belgium chocolate; this is a dessert like no other. The best part- you can make them at the campfire or in your kitchen! They even include the sticks and miniature bonfires to roast them with!!!


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