Sunday, August 28, 2011

Sunday Fun Day Giveaway: S'mores Crunch!

Happy Sunday! It's been a wonderful weekend here, yet my thoughts and prayers were for all those on the East coast (including family and friends) dealing with the dangerous conditions of Hurricane Irene. I hope all those affected by the storms are safe and working through any destruction Irene may have caused. Here in Chicago, we've finally had our weather luck turn around so most, if not all of the city was out enjoying the sunshine. Last week, my friends at Eggland's Best eggs sponsored the giveaway with a generous prize pack. A lucky reader will receive a few coupons for free eggs, apron, whisk, spatula, ramekins, egg timer, eco bag and even a plush egg toy! A special thanks to Eggland's Best for sponsoring. Here's a big Congratulations to the winner of this past week's giveaway! Please shoot me an email at [email protected] to claim your prize...
Eggland's Best Egg Prize Pack

Winner: Comment #60!
So it's still summer but in a few weeks, it will officially end. One summer pastime that I have yet to do this season is to make s'mores. There's something special about toasting marshmallows on a stick and sandwiching it between 2 crisp graham crackers with a piece of milk chocolate. Pressing the little sandwich together and enjoying the warm, sweet flavors along with the gooey texture makes me giggle like a little girl again. Earlier this month, National S'mores Day was celebrated and I meant to bake up something inspired by s'mores then. But I figured better late than never, right?! I plan on making a S'mores Texas Sheet Cake this week and will be sharing the recipe next weekend. However this cake will not be including just your regular s'mores ingredients. For this cake, I'm going to use S'mores Crunch, a fun confection that was created in the Chicago suburbs!

S'mores Crunch is the first flavor from Crumble Ons, a local company that takes traditional flavors and turns them into little nuggets of sweetness to jazz up your favorite desserts. From mixing them into cake batter or cookie dough, to topping ice cream or cupcakes, or simply enjoying them as is, S'mores Crunch is fun and tasty! Here's a little story of how it all started...
Graham crackers? Check. Marshmallows? Check. Chocolate? Check. Campfire? No need!

A retired couple from the suburbs of Chicago has invented a way to bring the summertime feel indoors; they call it S’mores Crunch.  One night, after a lakeside bonfire complete with s’mores, Chicagoan Mary Jo Berglund chopped the remaining ingredients in a bowl and mixed them into pancakes for the next morning. They were an instant hit and prompted her to invent S’mores Crunch, which can be used as a confectionary condiment, or as an inclusion.

S’mores Crunch is comprised of miniature s’mores, featuring the crunch of toasted marshmallows sandwiched between milk chocolate and crisp graham crackers.  They function in the same way as sprinkles, adding pizzazz to the sweet treats you already love-- glam up pancakes or bedazzle your ice cream!  (And yes, you can have s’more because they have 43% less calories than milk chocolate chips, 50% less fat and 39% less carbs.)
Thanks to my friends at Crumble Ons, they will be sponsoring this week's Sunday Fun Day Giveaway! A lucky reader will receive some S'mores Crunch to play with and try out in their favorite recipes. Read on for more details...

Some guidelines:
- Giveaway is only for those who live in the United States - my apologies to my non-United States readers!
- You must check back in a week when winners are announced and email me to claim your prize if you win.

To enter the giveaway, leave a comment answering: 
What tasty way would you use S'mores Crunch? Let's hear your ideas!

Deadline: Saturday, September 3, 2011 at 12 midnight CST.

One winner will be randomly chosen by Random.Org's Interger Generator based on the number of your comment and will be announced on Sunday, September 4, 2011, within next week's Sunday Fun Day Giveaway. Good luck!