Bourbon Smoked Cacao Nibs, Bourbon Smoked Sea Salt, Desserts, Recipes

Smoked Cacao Nib S’mores with Banana

Ooey-Gooey Bourbon Smoked S’mores featuring Smoked Cacao Nibs, banana and Nutella. Top them off with some of our Bourbon Smoked Sea Salt and this treat will no longer be just for the kids!


I know what you’re thinking… what exactly are Bourbon Smoke Cacao Nibs? Cacao beans are simply chocolate in its purest form. Cacao nibs are cacao beans that have been roasted, separated from their husks and broken into smaller pieces. Cacao Nibs are considered a Superfood as they contain a rich supply of antioxidants, dietary fiber, magnesium, potassium and are low in carbohydrates and sugar. We smoke our cacao nibs in small batches to add additional flavor and aroma, using bourbon barrel wood straight from Kentucky’s bourbon distilleries. A healthy snack great in trail mix or smoothies, oatmeal, yogurt or in many baked goods. Whether you are outdoors grilling all summer long or just craving this nostalgic treat, we recommend trying it bourbon style.

Bourbon Smoked Cacao Nib S'mores with Banana

Treat your friends and family to these delicious Bourbon Smoked Cacao Nib S’mores!

  • 8 Whole Graham Crackers
  • 1 Cup Mini Marshmallows
  • 1/4 Cup Nutella
  • 1 LG Ripe Banana (Sliced)
  • 2 TBSP Bourbon Smoked Cacao Nibs
  • Bourbon Smoke Salt (for sprinkling)
  1. Heat grill for moderate heat.

  2. Spread layer of Nutella over graham crackers.

  3. Lay sliced banana in an even layer over Nutella.

  4. Top each graham cracker with approximately 1/4 cup of marshmallows or to cover. 

  5. Sprinkel over with the Bourbon Smoked Cacao Nibs and little Bourbon Smoked Sea Salt

  6. Top each cracker with another to make a sandwich. 

  7. Wrap each s’more with parchment paper, then aluminum foil.

  8. Lay them on the grill for 3-4 minutes turning once or twice or until the marshmallows are gooey.

  9. Serve immediately.

One of our favorite methods in this recipe is wrapping the s’mores in parchment paper then aluminum foil is a great way cut out the mess. If you are using a grill, you will still create perfect grill marks that are unmistakable to this summer treat. However, sometimes you just want a quick dessert without firing up the grill. Use a Lodge cast iron skillet to grab the same effect quickly or even try baking these in the oven.  No matter how you cook your s’mores, you will be happy you used the flavors of Bourbon Barrel Foods.

Shopping List:

– 8 Whole Graham Crackers

– 1 Cup Mini Marshmallows

– 1/4 Cup Nutella

– 1 LG Ripe Banana Sliced

– 2 TBSP Bourbon Smoked Cacao Nibs

– Bourbon Smoke Salt for sprinkling