No-Bake S’Mores Snack Mix

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S’mores are a delicious dessert, but they require some prep and can get a little messy. Try this fantastic no-bake S’mores snack mix and see if it doesn’t take care of all your s’mores cravings!

Gray bowl of Smores Snack Mix on a wooden table, including marshmallows, graham cereal and chocolate covered chex

Who doesn’t love a good snack that combines the classic flavors of s’mores with the ease of a no-bake recipe? Let me introduce you to the No-Bake S’mores Snack Mix, dessert-y snack that’s bound to become a staple in your collection of sweet treats. Imagine the delight of milk chocolate chips, golden grahams cereal, and mini marshmallows coming together in a harmony of flavors, without the need for an oven or a campfire. This mix is not just a recipe; it’s a batch of memories waiting to be made, perfect for chocolate lovers and snack enthusiasts alike. The beauty of this snack mix lies in its simplicity and the irresistible combination of ingredients that scream comfort and joy. Whether you’re preparing for a movie night, looking for a treat to pack in lunchboxes, or simply craving something sweet, this no-bake delight promises satisfaction with minimal effort. Who knew combining golden grahams, chocolate, and marshmallows could be so magical?

Ingredients for Smores Snack Mix including grahams cereal, corn cereal, Nutella, Confectioner's Sugar, Marshmallows, Hot Cocoa and mini chocolate chips

Ingredients:

Let me share with you the components of this recipe that turn a simple moment into a happy snack time – the ingredients for our S’mores Snack Mix. We need the crunch, the sweetness, and that velvety chocolate to make it just perfect.

  • Golden Grahams Cereal
  • Chocolate Chips (Semi-Sweet Chocolate or Milk Chocolate are fine! I used semi-sweet chocolate chips)
  • Mini Marshmallows
  • Hot Chocolate Mix
  • Nutella
  • Powdered Sugar (Confectioner’s Sugar)
  • Nutella Chocolate Spread

Equipment Needed

The equipment needs are pretty darn basic here!

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  • Baking Sheets – These Nordic Ware natural aluminum commercial baker’s half sheets are my absolute favorite baking sheets I’ve ever owned in my cooking days! They are super heavy-duty, have a great rim around them, and stay in great shape no matter what you cook on them. And they clean up incredibly easily as well!
  • Parchment Paper Sheets – This is parchment paper that’s already cut for you! And it is the size of a half-baking sheet pan, which is absolutely perfect!
  • Mixing Bowls – These nesting mixing bowls are fabulous. They store easily and the lids come in so, so handy! I adore them and I love the colors!
  • Spatula Set – This is the greatest set ever. Not only does it have several handy spatulas, it has a few tiny ones too, to help you get every single scrape out of jars and containers!
  • Glass Mixing Bowls – This is a nesting set of glass bowls. I find I can’t have enough glass bowls in my kitchen!
  • Baking Supplies Airtight Containers – I love these containers. They keep all of my baking supplies fresh and airtight!
  • Airtight Food Storage Containers – These are fantastic. They keep food air-tight and fresh so well!

Preparation Instructions

Let’s dive into the delicious world of the S’mores Snack Mix – trust me, it’s a no-bake wonder that’ll become a staple in your home! Here’s how you whip up this glorious treat:

Step 1:

Gallon-sized zip lock bag with powdered sugar and hot chocolate mix in the bag

Pour powdered sugar and cocoa mix into a gallon-size zip-lock bag.

Step 2

Bowl of partially melted chocolate chips mixed with Nutella chocolate spread

Melt the chocolate chips and Nutella in a microwave-safe bowl in 30-second increments, stirring between each increment, until melted completely.

Step 3

Corn Chex and Golden Grahams cereal mixed together in a silver mixing bowl

In a really large bowl, combine 4 cups of Golden Grahams and 4 cups of the Chex cereal.

Step 4

Mix 1 cup of the marshmallows with the chocolate and Nutella mixture.

Step 5

Pour the chocolate mixture over the cereal mixture in the bowl, stirring to coat as evenly with as possible with the chocolate mixture.

Step 6

Put the chocolate-coated cereal into the prepared gallon zip lock bag, seal, and shake until all of the mixture is coated in sugar/cocoa mixture.

Step 7

Mixed up Smores Snack Mix on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper

Pour the mix out onto a lined cookie sheet and add in the remaining marshmallows and Golden Graham cereal. Mix together on sheet and let sit until dried and set, about 20 minutes.

Step 8

Store in an airtight container.

And there you have it! A bowl of S’mores Snack Mix that’s ready to be devoured or shared, though I wouldn’t blame you for keeping it all to yourself. This is a super easy dessert and I love it so much.

Customization Ideas

Who says you can’t play with your food? Especially when it comes to the S’mores Snack Mix, tinkering with different ingredients can elevate this treat to new, exciting heights. Here are a few ideas of swaps and add-ins to further customize your S’mores Snack Mix!

  • Peanut Butter – Are you a huge peanut butter fan? Substitute peanut butter for the Nutella in the recipe!
  • M&M Candy – Add in some M&M’s or chocolate candies
  • Peanuts – Add in some honey-roasted peanuts for a sweet and salty addition!
  • Graham Cracker Cookies – You could sub out the graham cereal with some graham crackers, Teddy Graham Crackers or some of the Annie’s Bunny Crackers. I love Golden Grahams cereal, so I might add more things to the mix, but the Golden Grahams aren’t going anywhere.

Truly, the sky is the limit! Get creative! Search those pantries! Each variation caters to a unique taste preference, ensuring there’s a perfect mix for everyone in your family to fall in love with. Want to go beyond S’mores Trail Mix? Try some of these combinations from Food Network!

Storage

After you’ve mixed up this delectable S’mores Snack Mix, you’ll want to keep it as fresh as the moment you made it. And guess what? That’s totally doable! You’ll just need to grab an airtight container. Yes, it’s that simple. Tuck your mix safely inside, and voilà, you’re all set. But here’s a tip that’s just as golden as those grahams: keep it in a cool, dry spot. Too much warmth and those chocolate chips might start staging a meltdown. As for how long this treat stays at its peak, you’re looking at about a week. That is, if you can resist it for that long. Let’s be real, this S’mores Snack Mix is basically love in a mix – irresistibly sweet, easy, and oh-so-deliciously snackable. So, go ahead, store it right and savor every bite.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Oh, the sweet delight of whipping up a batch of S’mores Snack Mix! But, I get it, you’ve got questions. Don’t worry, I’ve been there too! Let’s dive into some of the most common curiosities you might have about making this no-bake treat.

Can I use other cereals instead of Golden Grahams or Chex?

Absolutely! Feel free to get creative. Teddy Grahams or any graham cereal you love can add a fun twist. The objective is to maintain that classic s’mores vibe, but you do you!

Can I substitute the chocolate?

No problem at all! Whether it’s due to dietary restrictions or just taste preferences, you can easily swap milk chocolate chips for dark chocolate, semi-sweet chocolate, or even vegan chocolate chips to keep everyone smiling.

Can I add Peanut Butter?

Add a dollop of peanut butter when you’re melting your chocolate can add a creamy richness that’s just so hard to resist. It’s all about making this snack mix your own.

So, there you have it. Don’t let any doubts hold you back from creating the most delectable snack mix. It’s all about the love you pour into it, after all. And remember, the perfect S’mores Snack Mix is the one that makes your taste buds sing!

Gray bowl of Smores Snack Mix on a wooden table, including marshmallows, graham cereal and chocolate covered chex

Wrap-Up: Sweet Snacking Made Simple

What I love about this recipe is its forgiving nature. Whether you’re a wizard in the kitchen or someone who prefers to keep things simple, this S’mores Snack Mix recipe has got your back. It’s all about the joy of creating something that tastes like a million bucks without the fuss. So, whether it’s for a movie night in, a party treat that needs to impress, or just something to quell those mid-afternoon chocolate cravings, I enthusiastically encourage you to give this a try. Trust me, making this perfect, easy snack mix might just become your new favorite way to treat yourself and your loved ones. I can’t wait to hear about your batch! Let me know how it turns out, and don’t forget to send pictures! Until then… Just Keep Shuffling!

Gray bowl of Smores Snack Mix on a wooden table, including marshmallows, graham cereal and chocolate covered chex

No-Bake S’Mores Snack Mix

Print Recipe
S'mores are a delicious dessert, but they require some prep and can get a little messy. Try this fantastic no-bake S'mores snack mix and see if it doesn't take care of all your s'mores cravings!
Prep Time:10 minutes
Total Time:10 minutes

Equipment

  • 1 baking sheet
  • 1 Parchment Sheet
  • 1 Mixing Bowl Very Large
  • 1 spatula

Ingredients

  • 6 cups Golden Grahams Cereal
  • 4 cups Corn Chex Cereal
  • 1 cup chocolate chips Semi-Sweet
  • ½ cup Nutella spread
  • ½ cup Powdered Sugar
  • ½ cup Hot cocoa powdered mix
  • 2 cups Mini-Marshmallows

Instructions

  • Pour powdered sugar and cocoa mix into a gallon size zip lock bag.
    ½ cup Powdered Sugar, ½ cup Hot cocoa powdered mix
  • Melt the chocolate chips and Nutella in a microwave safe bowl in 30 second increments, stirring between each increment, until melted completely.
    1 cup chocolate chips, ½ cup Nutella spread
  • In a really large bowl, combine 4 cups of Golden Grahams and 4 cups of the Chex cereal.
    6 cups Golden Grahams Cereal, 4 cups Corn Chex Cereal
  • Pour the chocolate mixture over the cereal mixture in the bowl, stirring to coat as evenly with as possible with the chocolate mixture.
  • Put the chocolate-coated cereal into the prepared gallon zip lock bag, seal and shake until all of the mixture is coated in sugar/cocoa mixture.
  • Pour the mix out onto a lined cookie sheet and add in the remaining marshmallows and Golden Graham cereal. Mix together on sheet and let sit until dried and set, about 20 minutes.
    2 cups Mini-Marshmallows
  • Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 428kcal | Carbohydrates: 74g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.5g | Trans Fat: 0.02g | Sodium: 271mg | Potassium: 272mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 44g | Vitamin A: 1021IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 151mg | Iron: 10mg
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 3-Ingredient Chocolate Truffles, S’mores Snack Mix, Smores, Snack Mix
Servings: 8
Calories: 428kcal
Cost: 20

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