As a momma to six kiddos, every Tuesday I am sharing my tips, recipes and anecdotes related to bringing out every kid’s culinary potential.
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Over the weekend, I had planned to build a fire in our fire pit, roast hot dogs and make some s’mores for dessert. However, we received over 6 inches of rain on Saturday so that destroyed our plans for the fire! My kids weren’t so upset about not having hot dogs but they were quite devastated about not having s’mores! It was time to take the little ones into the kitchen and let them make some indoor s’mores dip for themselves!
To say they were excited would be an understatement! They not only loved making the dip, they thought it was so fun to dip the graham crackers into the pan and pull out an ooey, gooey blob of chocolate and marshmallows.
They were so thrilled with the indoor s’mores dip that I’m not sure they will want to go back to making s’mores the regular way over an open campfire! This simple dip is the perfect first experience for a young child in the kitchen because it uses ingredients kids love and even your youngest ones can help pile on the chocolate and marshmallows 🙂
Kids in the Kitchen Secret #5: Start your kids young to develop their interest!
My little guy was so excited watching the marshmallows on top brown in the oven and couldn’t believe that marshmallows would brown anywhere other than in a campfire 🙂Print
Indoor S’mores Dip
- Milk chocolate chips
- Miniature marshmallows
- Graham crackers
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cover the bottom of your skillet in a thick layer of chocolate chips. The amount depends on the size of your skillet. Cover the chocolate chips with a layer of mini marshmallows.
- Bake in the oven for 10 minutes. If you want the marshmallows more brown, stick the skillet under the broiler for a few minutes to toast the marshmallows more but watch them closely so they don’t burn!
- Serve hot with graham crackers to dip!
I think it’s great that you’re bringing your kids into the kitchen to do fun stuff! My mom always had a negative approach to cooking, and so now cooking gives me anxiety. Awesome!
Thanks Lisette! I hope they each leave home with some skills that they can take and develop into their own style! -Carole