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Solar S’more Maker

03/19/2014 12:15PM ● Published by Anonymous

Photo courtesy of Kara Weber

By Kara Weber, Creative Ideas Director


  • Pizza Box
  • Black Paper
  • Tin Foil
  • Oven Bag or Crock Pot Liner
  • Chopstick
  • S’more Ingredients


Step 1: Open your pizza box and line the bottom with black paper.

Step 2: Trace a square on the top of the box. Cut on three sides of this square to make a window flap.

Step 3: Line the inside of this flap with tin foil, shiny side out.

Step 4: Cut some oven bag plastic, and tape it to the inside of the lid to cover the window you cut. Cover the vent hole on the front of the box with tape so that all your heat stays inside.

Step 5:  Take your oven out into the sun and use a chopstick to prop the flap. Practice adjusting your box and lid so you get the maximum amount of sun reflecting into your box.

Step 6: Now that you have practiced getting the angle right, put in your s’more ingredients. Chocolate chips might melt faster than a full candy bar, and you may have to cut large marshmallows in half depending on the size of your pizza box.

Step 7: Cook in the sun until the chocolate is melted and the marshmallow begins to grow larger. Then enjoy!

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