Gimme s'more of this s'mores bar (with DIY tips!) #Food#candy buffet#catering#food#reception#s'mores June 20 2016 | Catherine Clark bijouxandbits Photo by Kimberlee Miller Photography Related Post Get ALL the potluck goodies with this dessert bar printable invitation insert If you're trying to save a little cash by having a potluck dessert bar, you'll need to let your guests know you're in the market... Read more Jenn and David's super color wedding had so many awesome details that Lisa Frank would love: rainbow pom-poms, purple hair, and even a professional beat boxer! But one feature got our mouths watering… a s'mores bar! In addition to their whimsical bear-topped cake and cupcakes, they offered up a make-your-own s'mores bar with a big vat of gooey chocolate, tons of marshmallows, and of course, classic graham crackers. Here are some tips to make your own s'mores bar awesome… Gourmet S'mores Kit Offer a gourmet twist Instead of just plain chocolate, provide dark chocolate, peanut butter cups, caramel squares, chocolate nut bars, and/or Peppermint Patties. Instead of just graham crackers, offer up Nilla Wafers, Pizzelles, Oreos, salty crackers, Digestives, or your own favorite cracker or cookie bases. (Tip: salty can be awesome!) Add more toppings like cinnamon, sprinkles, chopped/ground nuts, coconut, chili powder, and sea salt. Fancy-pantsness will ensue. Provide a sign with a few "recipes" like: Samoa: graham cracker, caramel square, coconut, and marshmallow Mexican Hot Chocolate: graham cracker, milk chocolate, cinnamon, chili powder, and marshmallow Salted Caramel: Saltine, caramel square, marshmallow, sea salt Serve them up in pretty jars Serve up the marshmallows, toppings, and graham crackers in clear glass apothecary jars or Mason jars to make it all look shmancy. Offer up pre-warmed chocolate You can totally offer chocolate bars in your s'mores station — it's classic, after all — but a chocolate fountain can be pretty awesome, too. Plus, you can add other dippables such as fruit pieces, cake squares, pretzel rods, and more to make it a whole big treats table. Who needs a cake? Provide a way to roast the 'mallows Marshmallow roasting forks or simple wooden skewers will keep guests' fingers free from burns, which is super important. Then they can roast the marshmallows over a few cheap heat fuel cans. Easy peasy. Make your s'mores bar purty! Pre-sliced wooden slabs make any setup look more rustic and campfire-like. You can find these on Amazon, Etsy, hardware stores, and maybe your own backyard! S'mores bar banner S'mores bar sign Provide some s'mores bar signage Lead the way to the chocolate-y goodness with a s'mores station sign or banner. S'more wedding favor Make it your favor! Adding in some favor bags and ties can take this treat to favor level, saving you some cash in favors. Or skip the bar part entirely, and pre-package them up for the table. It won't be quite as customizable, but it'll still be delicious. More wedding dessert ideas This IS the Star Wars meets Star Trek sci-fi dessert bar you're looking for We've got Michelle and Phil's "Oscars in space" wedding coming soon, but I couldn't wait to share their geektastic Star Wars meets Star Trek dessert bar. It's the final frontier… Read More Candy buffet ideas: How to save money and up your sweets table game Planning a big ol' sweets table as your dessert, cake alternative, or as guest favors? This can either be a spend-fest or an exercise in skillful saving, depending on your… Read More Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Catherine Clark Catherine Clark is Offbeat Bride's Senior Editor. In her spare time she loiters at her local library, makes art, watches movies en masse, plays video and tabletop games, poorly cooks healthy things, cuddles with her feline fur baby, and blogs at BijouxandBits.com. @enidjcoleslaw @bijouxandbits @bijouxandbits PREVIOUS Time to dust off that GoPro and make a perfectly-edited wedding video with it! NEXT It's easy to spot the adorable at this Where's Waldo engagement shoot Show/Hide comments [ 0 ] Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Sign me up for your offbeat awesomeness newsletter! No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.