S'mores Pockets

You won't be able to resist these "S'mores Pockets," made with puff pastry and drizzled with chocolate, they are dessert perfection. These s'mores pockets are extremely delicious, and very fun to make, not to mention they look amazing on any dessert table, especially if you are having people over.

These s'mores pockets are small, which makes them great for finger desserts. While they may be tiny, they are filled with a lot of chocolate marshmallow goodness inside, watch out they can be a little messy! You will love just how easy this adorable dessert recipe is to put together. For the s'more pocket recipe you will need frozen puff pastry sheets thawed, semisweet chocolate chips, marshmallows and heavy cream. For the garnish recipe you will need melted chocolate and graham cracker crumbs. To start you need to preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or spray the baking sheet with cooking spray. Then on a clean surface cut the puff pastry into four 4 inch by 4 inch squares and then cut each square into two rectangles. Repeat with the second pastry sheet. You will then have a total of eight rectangles per pastry sheet. Sprinkle some chocolate chips (don't go overboard) onto one end of each rectangle. Place one marshmallow (one per rectangle) on top of chocolate chips. Fold the opposite ends of the pastry over and seal them with a fork or by pinching with your fingers.

Chocolate is one of the most popular food types and flavors in the world, and a large number of foodstuffs involving chocolate have been created. Gifts of chocolate molded into different shapes have become traditional on certain holidays. Chocolate is also used in cold and hot beverages such as chocolate milk and hot chocolate. Chocolate is made from cocoa beans, the dried and partially fermented seeds of the cacao tree, a small evergreen tree native to the deep tropical region of the Americas. Much of the chocolate consumed today is in the form of sweet chocolate, which is a combination of cocoa solids, cocoa butter or other fat, and sugar. Milk chocolate is sweet chocolate that additionally contains milk powder or condensed milk. White chocolate contains cocoa butter, sugar, and milk, but no cocoa solids.

The use of the marshmallow plant used to make treats dates back to ancient Egypt, where the recipe called for extracting sap from the plant and mixing it with nuts and honey. Another pre modern recipe uses the pith of the marshmallow plant, instead of the sap. The stem was peeled back to reveal the soft and spongy pith, which was boiled in sugar syrup and dried to produce a soft, chewy confection. The marshmallow plant's sap was also used by gladiators in ancient Rome. The sap was rubbed on the body in preparation for the fight.

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