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Halloween Smores in a Jar #DIY

Spook up your sweets game! Craft Halloween S’mores in a jar for a delightful DIY treat that’s a ghostly gathering of flavors.

Wholesome Halloween S’mores in a Jar: A Delightful Treat to Share

Embrace the spirit of giving this fall by sharing the joy of homemade Halloween S’mores in a Jar. Imagine a delightful 8×8 tray of these gooey, chocolatey delights emerging from your oven, ready to enchant teachers, neighbors, and friends.

This heartwarming gesture isn’t just about delivering treats; it’s about spreading smiles and building connections. And what better way to do it than with these charming S’mores in a Jar? They’re not only visually appealing but also a truly delectable treat that captures the essence of autumn.

Why S’mores in a Jar?

This creative idea adds a touch of magic to the season, combining the nostalgia of classic s’mores with the convenience of an 8×8 tray. It’s a gift that promises indulgence and comfort, reminiscent of cozy bonfires and crisp autumn nights.

A Fusion of Cuteness and Flavor

Crafting these S’mores in a Jar isn’t just about assembling ingredients; it’s a labor of love that infuses cuteness into every layer. As you layer graham cracker crumbs, chocolate, and marshmallows, you’re building more than just a treat – you’re creating a heartwarming experience.

The Versatility of Sharing

These S’mores in a Jar aren’t limited to just one occasion. Whether it’s a classroom celebration, a friendly neighborhood gathering, or a heartfelt gesture for a friend, they fit right in. Each jar is a bundle of joy, ready to bring happiness to any autumn event.

Exploring the Halloween Recipe Haven

Venture into a world of creativity with our collection of Halloween recipes. From eerie entrees to playful desserts, there’s something spook-tacular for every meal and festive moment. Explore and find inspiration to make your gatherings truly memorable.

Delight Beyond the Recipe

And speaking of inspiration, if you’re craving more delightful Halloween-themed recipes, our Pinterest Halloween Food board is a treasure trove waiting to be discovered. Dive in and uncover a world of culinary creativity that’s sure to leave you craving for more.

 Let this fall be one of warmth, connection, and delightful treats. Halloween S’mores in a Jar are more than just a recipe – they’re an embodiment of the season’s spirit. Share the joy, embrace the cuteness, and indulge in the flavors that make this time of year truly special.

Browse all of our Halloween recipes right here. There’s something frightfully fun in the mix to make your dinner or seasonal festivities special.

You may also want to check out my Pinterest Halloween Food board for more great recipes like this smores in a jar!

Halloween S'mores in a Jar #Halloween #Spooktacular

Halloween Spooky S’mores Delight in a Jar

Halloween Smores in a Jar  ingredients:

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 1 spooky jar


  • 1-quart mason jar
  • 180 grams of graham crackers, finely crushed
  • 1 package of adorable holiday marshmallow peeps
  • 1 bag of festive holiday M&Ms candies (the classic variety, not the peanut edition)
  • 80 grams of brown sugar
  • Creative card stock, charming fabric, and playful embellishments for jar decoration

How to Make Halloween Smores in a Jar 

1. Roll the graham crackers with a rolling pin to make crumbs

how to make halloween smores in a jar

2. Layer crumbs in a 1 qt jar. Pack down the crumbs a bit.

how to make halloween smores in a jar

3. Place about 1/4 cup of M&Ms candies on top of the graham crackers.

how to make halloween smores in a jar

4. Arrange 5-8 marshmallow holiday Peeps standing up (facing out) around the inside of the jar.  It may require two rows if you use the Pumpkin Peeps.

how to make halloween smores in a jar

7. Spoon 1/3 cup brown sugar into the center of the peeps pack it down and around to make room for the M&M’s.

how to make halloween smores in a jar

8. Pour in remaining M&M’s and pack down–don’t squish the Peeps!

Adorn the jar.

You can trace a circle larger than the jar lid, and place a jumbo cotton ball between the lid and fabric for padding, then screw the ring on the jar over the fabric.

how to make halloween smores in a jar

For a more elaborate look, cut a circle of tulle a little larger than the fabric circle and place under the fabric circle.

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Make a tag for your jar.

Here’s ours to copy

Here’s a Little Treat to Eat!

(instructions for making the S’mores)

1. Empty the jar contents into a bowl.

2. Snip the peeps into bits with kitchen shears or cut up with a knife.

3. Return the bits to the mixture. Mix well.

4. Melt 1/2 cup butter; add 1 teaspoon vanilla. Pour this over the dry ingredients, mixing well.

5. Pat into a greased 8″ or 9″ square pan.

6. Bake at 350 degrees F for 15 minutes.

7. Cool and cut into bars.

Halloween smores in a jar

Think of the possibilities with all those Peeps, there are s’mores in a jar for every occasion!

Cook’s Note:

For a dash of creativity, experiment with different holiday-themed marshmallow peeps and M&M colors to customize your spooky treat!

Storage and Leftovers:

Store the jar in a cool, dry place to preserve its delightful layers. Once the s’mores-making magic is complete, any leftovers can be stored in an airtight container to enjoy later.


Q: Can I use different types of chocolate candies? A: Absolutely! Feel free to swap the M&Ms with your favorite chocolate treat for a unique twist.

Q: Can I make multiple jars as Halloween gifts? A: Definitely! These festive s’mores jars make fantastic gifts for friends and family. Just make sure to assemble them close to the gift-giving date for the freshest experience.

Alternate Names:

  • Spooky S’mores Surprise
  • Haunted S’mores Delight
  • Ghostly Goodness S’mores Jar
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