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  • Center Piece

    Try these gourmet, handcrafted marshmallows and you’ll never buy a package of Jet-Puffed again. 

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    The Embellished

    Fort Collins’ Stuff ’n Mallows are desserts all on their own. These chocolate chip–flecked puffs (also available in flavors like peanut butter, peppermint, and crème de menthe) are so magical there’s no need to wait for the fire ring to indulge. Tuck one into your child’s lunchbox for an unexpected treat. stuffnmallows.com

    The Gourmet

    Foodie campers should look to Lucille’s for handcrafted mallows infused with mature flavors such as espresso (made with Boxcar Coffee Roasters’ Ethiopian espresso), cayenne-cinnamon, and zingy kombucha (which uses Denver’s Happy Leaf). lucilles.net

    The Showstopper

    Boulder pastry chef Jen Bush whips up sugary delights aplenty at Lucky’s Bakehouse & Creamery, but it’s her cloudlike marshmallows—coated in a delicate layer of dark chocolate (think gourmet Magic Shell) and dusted with glittery sugar—that elevate the sweet from a childhood treat to a grown-up delicacy. Flavors vary but often include strawberry, lavender, and vanilla, all of which are subtle and delicious. 3990 Broadway, Boulder, 720-596-4905, luckysmarket.com/bakehouse

    Too lazy to assemble your own? Slip a package of S’More, Please! into your pack. Longmont-based Truffles in Paradise sells the trifecta ready-made with Colorado honey graham crackers, orange and vanilla marshmallows, and bittersweet chocolate ganache. Hint: Let the treat warm up near the campfire (or pop it in a toaster oven) before taking a bite. trufflesinparadise.com

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