Ancient Egyptians mix gooey sap from the marsh mallow plant (Althaea officinalis) with nuts and honey.
French candymakers whip mallow sap with egg whites and sugar for a treat that’s closer to a modern-day marshmallow.
An American Reverend, Sylvester Graham, invents the graham cracker.
A Swiss manufacturer creates the first milk chocolate bar.
The first printed recipe for “some mores” appears in a Girl Scout handbook.
The contraction “s’more” first appears in print in Recreational Programs for Summer Camps by William Henry Gibson.
American Alex Doumak patents a new process to make more marshmallows much faster.
Pop-Tarts releases its Frosted S’mores flavour.
A Guinness record-setting s’more is made in California (out of 20,000 marshmallows, 7,000 Hershey’s chocolate bars, and 24,000 graham crackers); the record has since been broken.
Cottage Life reviews indoor s’more-making machines vs. old-fashioned campfire s’more-making. (The winner? Campfire.)
Jet-Puffed marshmallows partners with a sandwich shop chain to release the “S’moagie”: part s’more, part hoagie.