Solar Pizza Box Oven S’mores

No, I didn’t come up with this idea on my own.  Family Fun had an article in their magazine, which was given to me by a dear friend for an Earth Scouts activity.  The great thing is that most kids love anything with marshmallows and chocolate.  I felt a little bad about not having organic components for our s’mores, but pocketbooks are what they are.

Good to Know:

  • It takes over an hour to bake if the sun’s not at its hottest.  The chocolate melts pretty quickly, considering it was 90 degress, but marshmallows take a while.
  • We fit three s’mores in our small-sized pizza box ovens.
  • We reused some deli meat tray lids for the plastic tops, and when cut right, they fit as snugly as possible and didn’t really need glue.
  • Take pictures!  My regret is that I was too tired after an all-around busy day to take photos.
  • Have clean-up items handy.  Melted chocolate = big messes.

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