Best S’mores in Iowa

Celebrate National S’mores Day in style with a trip to one of Iowa’s many popular dessert spots. Here are some of the best places to indulge in a s’mores-centric treat.

Thelma’s Treats

Des Moines

With a wide variety of ice cream flavors and ice cream sandwiches, Thelma’s Treats is arguably one of the most unique dessert spots in all of Iowa. And its S’mores Sandwich—which is complete with marshmallow ice cream—is a particular customer favorite. For more information, visit

Sweet to Eat Bakery & Cake Shop


Cake pops, cookies and custom tiered cakes—oh my! Sweet to Eat Bakery has no shortage of delicious desserts and goodies, along with custom flavors that include s’mores-centric concoctions. For more information, visit

Mahalo’s Coffee & Mini Donuts

West Des Moines

Mahalo’s Coffee is a Des Moines staple. And if you’re looking for an authentic taste of the city, look no further than the S’more Shoreline mini donut. With chocolate glaze, marshmallow and graham cracker bits, this doughnut is the definition of unforgettable. For more information, visit

Beaverdale Confections

Des Moines

Beaverdale Confections offerings are what sweet dreams are made of—no really. And among all of its decadent candies, caramels and truffles, the gourmet marshmallows and S’mores To Go kit stand out the most. The kit itself features two bags of gourmet marshmallows, 12 Pizzelle cookies, rich Belgium milk chocolates, six toasting sticks and two “miniature bonfires.” For more information, visit

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