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Summer is right around the corner, and if you love s’mores like I do, you’ll definitely want to check out the Sam’s Club S’mores Kits they have back in stock. I’ll be honest, whenever I’m tasked with buying all the ingredients for s’mores, I find it kind of a pain to make sure I have enough to feed a crowd. But I did the math on this all-in-one S’mores Kit from Sam’s Club and figured out that it’s actually a few bucks cheaper than if I were to buy everything separately.
This kit has all the ingredients you need for standard s’mores, including graham crackers, marshmallows, and, of course, plenty of full-size Hershey’s chocolate bars. Plus, the kit includes a full 18 servings’ worth (or maybe a few less, with the way I eat them). So, whether you’re planning a camping trip or just stocking up for a backyard bonfire, the Hershey’s S’mores Kit is an all-around good buy according to my calculations. But let me show you my reasoning.
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The Sam’s Club S’mores Kit includes enough ingredients for 18 s’mores.
Leading up to the summer, Sam’s Club offers these Hershey’s S’mores Kits that can make 18 total s’mores. The kit includes all the edible ingredients, including graham crackers, marshmallows, and Hershey’s chocolate bars. The only things not included? A roasting stick, and the campfire.
Here’s what included in the kit:
- 9 full-size Hershey’s milk chocolate bars
- 1 bag of jumbo marshmallows (20 pieces total)
- 2 packs of graham crackers (18 full cracker sheets)
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You’d spend $2.62 more if you bought each ingredient individually at Walmart.
Whenever things are sold in a “kit,” I’m hesitant to give in to the hype because it often ends up costing me more than if I bought all the ingredients separately. Well, not this time. If you were to buy each ingredient at Walmart — and get enough to make 18 s’mores — you’d end up spending $14.96, or $0.83 per s’more.
Here’s a breakdown of what buying each item individually from Walmart would cost you:
- Buy 1 Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Candy Bar, 6 ct — $4.88
- Buy 3 Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Candy Bars, 1 ct — $1.24
- Buy 1 Jet-Puffed Marshmallows, 12 oz — $1.78
- Buy 1 Honey Maid Honey Graham Crackers, 14.4 oz — $4.58
Total Cost: $14.96
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