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These easy S’ mores cupcakes are a wonderful way to enjoy the flavors of smores for summer. These cupcakes with chocolate and marshmallow are a summer favorite and really easy to make. 

These festive chocolate, marshmallow, and graham cracker cupcakes are great at any time of year, but especially enjoyed in summer! Made with a boxed cake mix, these cute s’mores desserts are always a hit at potlucks and barbecues. 

S'mores Cupcakes

Hello Friends!

I’ve got another fun Smores dessert recipe coming your way today. To me, nothing says summer like smores, and today’s smores treat comes in the form of a cupcake. If you have been here a while, you know that I have a few fun (and simple) smores recipes on the site (they are listed below). 

To be honest, sometimes I favor desserts with the flavor of smores rather than actual smores themselves. Does that make sense? It is nice to get the flavors in other forms.

S'mores Cupcakes

Because today’s recipe isfor a wonderful s’ mores dessert from a cake mix, it just makes life easier and we are all about easy!  

S'mores Cupcakes

List of main ingredients:

S'mores Cupcakes ingredients

Devil’s Food Cake Mix– Devil’s food works great, but you can also use chocolate or milk chocolate cake mix for this recipe. 

Graham Cracker Crumbs – I put graham cracker crumbs in a ziplock bag and just crush with my hand. You can also buy readymade graham cracker crumbs too. 

Milk Chocolate – I suggest using milk chocolate bars with squares imprinted for ease of use. You can also top with milk chocolate chips if you prefer. 

Butter – Be sure to use real butter for this recipe.

Eggs – I use Grade AA eggs

How to Make S’mores Cupcakes

How to Make Smores Cupcakes

  1. Crush Graham Crakers and place crumbs in cupcake pan
  2. Mix together cake mix ingredients.
  3. Sprinkle with chocolate chips nd a few graham cracker crumbs and b.ake
  4. Make frosting and frost the cooled cupcakes. So easy!

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S'mores Cupcakes

Easy S’mores Cupcakes

S'mores Cupcakes

Smores Cupcakes

Yield: 24
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

A delicious cupcake with the wonderful flavor of smores: chocolate, graham crackers and marshmallows. These are so good, you may want to make extra!


  • Ingredients
  • Graham Cracker Crust
  • 1 ½ cups graham crackers, about 20 crushed
  • ⅓ cup of sugar
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • Cupcakes
  • 1 box
  • Devils food chocolate cake mix
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 3 large eggs
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • ½ cup mini chocolate chips
  • Graham cracker crumbs
  • Marshmallow Frosting
  • 1 container (7 oz) marshmallow creme
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon clear vanilla extract
  • Toppings
  • Chocolate bars
  • Graham Cracker crumbs
  • Mini chocolate chips




    Preheat oven to 325 degrees F

    Add cupcake liners to pan and set aside

    In a medium bowl, combine the graham cracker crumbs and sugar together

    Melt butter in microwave safe bowl and blend into crumb mixture until well combined

    Add 1 tablespoon mixture to each liner and press down with spoon or tart shaper

    Bake for 6-8 minutes, remove from oven and cool on wire rack for 5 minutes before adding cupcake batter

    Increase oven temperature to 350 degrees 


    In a large mixing bowl, mix together the cake mix, eggs, buttermilk and oil until smooth

    Divide batter on top of cooled graham cracker crust 

    Sprinkle with chocolate chips and graham cracker crumbs

    Bake at 350 degrees for 12-14 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean

    Remove from oven to wire rack and allow to cool completely


    Cream butter in large mixing bowl 

    Add marshmallow creme and vanilla extract and mix until smooth

    Gradually add powdered sugar and beat until smooth

    Frost cupcakes and decorate as desired 

    Store leftovers in refrigerator in airtight container

    Best if eaten the same day as baking 

timesaving tips to streamline recipes

There are a few things to help save time:

  • Keep crushed graham crackers in your pantry in a sealed container. You can make them yourself by crushing the crackers. These are so great for recipes and to top on ice cream and other desserts. 
  • Use cupcake liners to save time on clean up.
  • Make the frosting the day before and keep in the refrigerator and bring to room temperature for frosting the cupcakes. 

More Delicious S’mores Recipes

Here are a few of my favorite S’ mores Dessert recipes:

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Sarah @ The DIY Mommy

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Oh my.. These look dangerously good! Will have to try these, thanks for sharing!

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