I have my youngest son to thank for this Instructable. He wanted S'mores, but didn't want the marshmallows put in the microwave. He wanted authentic, toasted-on-an-open-flame S'mores.

When I told him that I did not really want to fire up the grill just to make a couple S'mores, he suggested a mini grill. BRILLIANT!

Step 1: Parts and Tools needed


(1) Cedar Plank
(4) Bolts - 1/4 inch and 2 and 1/2 inches tall
(4) Nuts - 1/4 inch
(4) Optional washers for the bolts
(1) 2.5oz Stainless Steel Condiment Cup (Four for 1$ at Wal-Mart)
(1) Box of cheap toothpicks
(1) Box of matches
(1) Bag of large marshmallows
(1) Chocolate Bar
(1) Box of graham crackers
(1) Bamboo skewers, normally used for shish kabobs

(1) Drill
(1) 2 and 1/2 inch drill bit
(1) 1/4 inch drill bit
(1) Saw
yep, nice and easy. couldn't find a steel cup so used a little glass candle holder
<p>I love this! So cute and easy to make. Thank you!</p>
<p>that's nice</p>
it worked like a charm. love this. keep adding more instructables!
This is so awesome. You are awesome to let your son do this :)
Yummy this is so cool nice work!!!!!:) ;)
Interesting that nobody seems to have suggested using a Tealight in place of the broken toothpicks as your fire source. I always make toasted marshmallows by lighting a small tealight candle in a shot glass.
I have these cups. i was wondering what the hell i would need them for =]. i might use all 4 on one board. I've been roasting marshmallows on a penny stove recently but 4 tiny fire pits should work nicely. i thought about welding them together to make a penny stove lol. I want to see more instructables with these cups lol.
I like mine black and bubbly. Then when i chip away it's gooey and warm inside. Perfect.
ya! catch it on fire, then blow it out. thats the way to go!
That's what i usually do. I'm kind of impatient when it comes to marshmallows.
they are also fun to throw at people while they are on fire, they stick AND burn. Woo-Hoo
home made napalm! Yay!!!
never tried that.......gonna have to now. *grabs marshmallow skewer and immediately begins looking for victims*
Hide your kids! Hide your wife!
i dont tame the time to blow it out i just shove the flameing sugar blob in my mouth =-)<br/>lol<br/>
LOL<br />
I just eat it, black and all. EXTRA IRON!!!!!
lol that black stuff is carbon not iron remember that marshmallows aren't magnetic :)
*blank face* you...you mean that.....that they LIED to me!?!?!?! AHHHHH!<br/>
boo urns :(
i thought it was fiber
SWEET! i shaved a candle and placed a fair amount of the shavings in the cup with the toothpicks. it burns much longer and hotter! :)
Great idea! I'm going to have to try this...
&nbsp;Me and my friend just took a lighter, stuck a marshmellow on a fork, and roasted it with the lighter.
Ah, the modded Instructables Avatar.
Chea brother. This pretty mean :-)
YES!!! ( if you weren't using a zippo, consider it; your thumb won't get tired
i havent tried this but it looks AWESOME!!!
A better fuel would be pure isopropyl alcohol (rubbing alcohol). <br/>It will produce a big flame with that size of opening but the products of the combustion are harmless - carbon dioxide and water vapour.<br/><br/>Take a look at this mini burner: <br/><a rel="nofollow" href="http://how2dostuff.blogspot.com/2008_05_01_archive.html">http://how2dostuff.blogspot.com/2008_05_01_archive.html</a><br/>
This is an excellently rendered version of the penny stove. Now I understand how it works. I couldn't with the versions here at Instructables. As the author said, missing pictures.....etc.
it's spelled K-E-B-A-B-S not K-A-B-O-B-S
&nbsp;actually, kabob is the correct middle eastern spelling. Americants just like to change stuff.
&nbsp;Americants? :(
American replicants. ;)&nbsp;
like that one movie? where the robots looked sooo much like real people that they blended in perfectly until they overthrew the human race from the inside? I think it was called... oh yeah. <strong><em>&quot;The Robots That Looked Sooo Much Like Humans that they Blended In Perfectly Until They Overthrew the Human Race From the Inside 2&quot;</em></strong>
That movie inspired so many people.
You know, this site was created by Americans, and I see you are using it.&nbsp; Check out the 'be nice&quot; policy rules
There is nothing un-nice about that.&nbsp;
Hi 8bit, I&nbsp;was referring to another post that's been removed by the author.
K-A-B-A-B is the middle eastern spelling not K-A-B-O-B. Although i think it doesn't matter since there are a whole lot of spellings and pronunciations.<br /> <br /> Read the wikipedia article:<br /> <br /> <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kebab" rel="nofollow">http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kebab</a><br />
<strong>How about -&quot;wow! wonderful Instructable&quot; There is a private message option where you could send your spelling help so that the author could edit it without being publically shamed</strong><br />
seriously we don't<br /> have to be analytical<br /> <br /> <br />
I have no idea what that means but I agree.<br />
Great Instructable! I made a slightly modified version myself and it turned out great! Instead of toothpicks I used some old kindling(tissue paper impregnated with petroleum jelly) I had lying around from my last field trip, and I think it works better than the toothpicks in terms of flame/temperature/sustainability. Then again, you could probably just dab a bit of Vaseline on the toothpicks and achieve the same thing... Again, thanks for the great instructable!

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