Tahini Marshmallow S’mores
Credit: Sheri Silver
(The Nosher via JTA) — Tahini is certainly having “a moment."
This ancient condiment is just about everywhere these days – most notably on the sweeter side of things, in treats and desserts. Stuffed into croissants. Turned into cake pops. Folded into brownie batter.
And I love it all.
This savory ground sesame seed paste taste lends an unexpected flavor and texture to so many different kinds of desserts, without overpowering. Even better, it can provide some depth and dimension to otherwise “one note” sweets.
Don’t get me wrong – I LOVE homemade marshmallows – and they are miles above and away from the packaged variety. But at the end of the day, a marshmallow is nothing more than a pillow of sweet, spongy sugar. Rolled in sugar.
So I knew it would be the perfect foil for a generous swirl of tahini.
And boy was I right. All of a sudden that one note marshmallow had it all going on – and I immediately fired up the stove, roasted a few and sandwiched them with graham crackers and squares of semi-sweet and white chocolate.
Individually wrapped “stacks” of s’mores ingredients are a fun, easy and different dessert to put out at all your upcoming warm-weather celebrations, barbecues and picnics!