Foodista Cookbook: No Bake Frozen S’more Bars

by Tokyo Terrace on November 28, 2010

I realize that many of you are probably still feeling full from heaping plates of Thanksgiving turkey, pumpkin pie, mashed potatoes and ladlefuls of gravy. If that is the case, you may want to turn away and revisit this post when you are feeling hungry again. On the other hand, it doesn’t hurt to look, right?

After making Scotch Eggs from the Foodista Cookbook, Brad and I decided we had to make these No Bake Frozen S’more Bars. I mean, no baking? Yes please! And since they are frozen, you can keep them in the freezer for the perfect surprise dinner party dessert.

I found the bars to be easy to make, full of wonderful flavors (how can you go wrong with marshmallows, graham crackers, and chocolate?) and delightfully delicious to look at. I had to make one substitution- I couldn’t find graham crackers here in Tokyo, so I bought some waffle-like cookies that worked beautifully. They were crunchy and added the perfect amount of textural contrast. The addition of vanilla yogurt, though unexpected, adds a nice tang to the chocolate to cut through some of the richness.

I’m gonna be honest- this dessert is not for the faint of heart. It is rich, gets all over your fingers, and it is very addicting. You’ve been warned! Click here for the recipe:

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  • Cristina

    Oooo! I like that there’s no baking involved and being able to pull these out of the freezer, when needed. Great dessert to have on hand!

  • Julie

    I’ll have to try these! I live in Kobe, and often use FBC – Foreign Buyers Club (we have a store nearby, but you can also order online and have it delivered). Some things are a bit expensive, but when you really want things, like graham crackers, you can get them! (I just got some last week to simplify my “gingerbread” houses. Also, Tokyo Hands has crushed graham crackers in their bakers’ section if you have one close by (I think they are all over Japan).

  • The Chocolate Priestess

    Oh, you should definitely repost this recipe on August 10th with is National Smores Day.

  • Amsatterly

    OMG! great idea…. these look too easy! Delicious, thanks for posting this!

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  • January

    wow, those are really beautiful photos and for such a delicious-looking dessert to boot! thanks for posting the recipe!

  • davina

    This looks like one super hardcore s’mores bars. And what a nice substitute those waffle cookies did..I think these look swell. Shall try them out at some point :)

  • Indian Simmer

    Oh my gosh!! LOVE ’em. I’m SO digging this recipe, thanks for sharing! Will be trying them soon!

  • Briarrose

    Neat toppings. Looks quite sinful. ๐Ÿ˜‰ It might just be me….but I enjoy a treat more when it’s messy and requires finger licking….ehehehe.

  • Anonymous

    Isn’t it great? Living in Japan (without a real oven) can be frustrating when you feel the need to bake something, but these are the perfect solution!

  • Anonymous

    I’ve heard good things about FBC but have yet to try it out. I guess when I say I couldn’t find graham crackers, I meant at my local grocery store :) Next time I’ll try getting them from the Foreign Buyers Club! Thanks for your comment!

  • Anonymous

    Great idea! Too bad it isn’t my recipe- I’d feel bad taking that opportunity from another blogger. Will leave it to them!

  • Anonymous

    I agree, they are a great idea! Thanks for stopping by!

  • Anonymous

    Thank you! Glad you like the photos and that I did the dessert justice. The bars are just as delicious as they look!

  • Anonymous

    I hope you do get to try them out! They are well worth it. Thanks for the comment!

  • Anonymous

    Awesome! I hope you enjoy them as much as I did! Cheers!

  • Anonymous

    I agree- the finger licking part is much more fun :) Thanks for leaving a comment! Hope to see you here again!

  • Gali

    I bet kids all over the world would love this as a snack… and their parents would despise the person who served it ๐Ÿ˜€

  • Anonymous

    So true! They are pretty messy but totally worth it for the finger licking!

  • Kristen |

    These look wonderful! I have a not-so-secret obsession with chocolate + marshmallow desserts, and these look marvelous. I wonder how angry the fiance would be if I kept a batch of these permanently in the freezer…hmmm

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