Updated July 23, 2018
Have some summer fun with S’MORES! National S’More day is on August 10th 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 Cupcakes & Cake Pops
Sweet to Eat Bakery & Cake Shop • 303 SW School Street • Ankeny, IA 50023 • (515) 249-5054
No campfire required for mouthwatering S’More flavored cupcakes and cake pops at Sweet to Eat Bakery & Cakeshop 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.
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.
Mahalo’s Coffee & Mini Donuts • 4800 Mills Civic Parkway Ste 105 • West Des Moines, IA 50265 • (515) 218-8018
Mahalo’s serves up great coffee, along with some island inspired mini donuts. Catch a wave with the S’more Shoreline, which has a chocolate glaze, marshmallow and graham cracker topping. A camping classic without the mess.
S’More Ice Cream Sandwich
Thelma’s Treats • 2323 Hubbell Avenue • Des Moines, Iowa 50317 • (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. Find this frozen cookie concoction at Thelma’s new location on Hubbell Avenue, at local grocerty stores, the Downtown Farmers’ Market or at fun events like RAGBRAI.
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!!!
Does your family opt for the traditional s’more or do you like to spice things up with one of the ideas above?