The smell of Campfire and melted marsh mallows is a smell of summer camping that I love! But why not bring S’mores indoors with these S’mores Muddy Buddies?

S'mores Muddy Buddies, Chex Mix

Your favorite Muddy Buddies recipe with grams, chocolate and of course marsh mallows combine to the perfect hand held snack.

S’mores Muddy Buddies

S'mores Muddy Buddies

You know when you hear the word “S’mores” you think of a summer camping trip with friends or family around a campfire. Oh the memories!

Let’s bring those fun flavors indoors with S’mores Muddy Buddies filled with grams, chocolate, and of course marshmallows. Help me now because I want the entire batch to myself. Don’t you?

8-10 Servings | Ready in 20 minutes | Good for Snack | 6qt Instant Pot

S'mores Muddy Buddy Chex Mix Snack
S'mores Muddy Buddies Chex Mix Snack

What are Muddy Buddies?

Muddy Buddies are a snack mix made with Chex Cereal, chocolate, and coated in powdered sugar. Often times Peanut Butter is added along with candy or nut pieces for added fun!

S'mores Muddy Buddies Snack Mix
S'mores Snack Mix Chex Mix

Snack Mix

Snack Mixes come in sweet and salty, dessert and healthy. These Muddy Buddies are definitely a sweet snack that have become a favorite in many homes.

So make a batch, your life will be changed. Also check out these other great Snacks!

How to make S’mores Muddy Buddies

I prefer to melt the chocolate and peanut butter using my Instant Pot Pressure Cooker. Why? Well, there is no hope of me burning it! haha. It’s true.

The Instant Pot will gently melt the chocolate to a smooth creamy consistency that is perfect. However, you can also melt chocolate on the stove or in the Microwave. You decide.

S'mores Muddy Buddies Snack Mix

Once the chocolate is melted and poured over the cereal, coat the cereal evenly with the chocolate mixture.

Then add powdered sugar to coat over the chocolate. Shake in a gallon ziplock bag to coat. OH YUM!

It’s that simple! Then allow to cool for a few minutes and add your grams, marshmallows and extra chocolate chips. It’s really that simple.

S'mores Muddy Buddies

The perfect snack mix for the movies, family game nights or well, just because!

Is Muddy Buddies and Chex Mix the same thing?

Well, yes, it can be. However Chex Mix can also be a salty mixture so although the term is used interchangeably, it doesn’t always mean the same thing!

S'mores Muddy Buddies Snack Mix

Quick Tip

Use a Gallon Zip-lock bag and add powdered sugar. Then SHAKE SHAKE SHAKE! It’s so easy with no mess!

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S'mores Muddy Buddies

Take Camping indoors with these S'mores Muddy Buddies. Chocolate, Grams, and Marsh Mallows in this fun snack treat you will love!
Prep Time5 mins
Additional Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Devour Dinner
Course: Snack Mix Recipes
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 -10 Servings
Author: Devour Dinner


  • 4 Cups Chex Cereal Corn or Rice Chex Cereal
  • 5 Cups Golden Grams Cereal *Divided
  • 2 1/2 cups Chocolate Chips *Divided
  • 1/2 Cup Peanut Butter
  • 1/4 Cup Butter
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 2 - 3 Cups Powdered Sugar
  • 1 Generous cup Marsh Mallows


  • In a large bowl pour 4 cups Chex Cereal and 3 Cups Golden Grams and toss to combine. Set aside
  • Melt Chocolate: Instant Pot: Add 3-4 cups water in your Instant Pot with a larger bowl on top. Set to Saute and allow to get hot. Pour 1 1/2 cup chocolate chips, 1/2 cup peanut butter, and 1/4 cup butter in bowl. As bowl heats up, chocolate will melt. Stir melted chocolate, peanut butter and butter together until smooth.
  • Add vanilla and stir
  • Pour chocolate mixture over cereal mixture in separate bowl and stir to coat cereal
  • Pour coated cereal into gallon Zip Lock Back
  • Add 2 cups powered sugar and toss to combine. If desired, add an addition 1/2-1 cup powdered sugar and toss to combine. Cereal should be fully coated in powdered sugar and no longer sticky
  • Pour into a clean bowl and allow to cool for 10 mins
  • Add 1 generous cup of Marsh Mallows, 1 Cup of chocolate chips, and 2 cups of Golden Grams and stir.
  • Enjoy your S'mores Muddy Buddies Snack Mix!


Melt Chocolate using an Instant Pot as described above OR
Place Chocolate, peanut butter and butter into a microwave safe bowl and microwave for 2 minutes stirring after every 30 seconds until smooth.
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