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S’Mores Cheesecake Recipe


Indulge in the irresistible combination of two beloved treats with this S’Mores Cheesecake recipe. With a graham cracker crust, creamy cheesecake filling, gooey marshmallows, and decadent chocolate, this dessert will take your taste buds on a delicious adventure.


Why Make This Recipe


If you’re a fan of s’mores and cheesecake, this recipe offers the best of both worlds in every bite. The crunchy graham cracker crust, smooth and creamy cheesecake, and toasted marshmallows create a symphony of flavors reminiscent of a cozy campfire night.


How to Make S’Mores Cheesecake


Ingredients:



  • 1 ½ cups graham cracker crumbs

  • ½ cup brown sugar

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

  • 5 Tbsp melted unsalted butter

  • ¾ cup mini chocolate morsels

  • 1 cup marshmallows

  • 32 oz cream cheese (softened)

  • ½ cup sour cream

  • 2 eggs

  • ¾ cup heavy cream

  • ¾ cup white granulated sugar

  • 2 Tbsp corn starch

  • 2 tsp vanilla extract

  • 10 oz hot fudge topping (warmed)

  • 2 cups marshmallows


Directions:



  1. Preheat the oven to 325°F and grease a 9-inch springform pan.

  2. Combine graham cracker crumbs, melted butter, vanilla extract, and brown sugar in a small bowl. Mix well.

  3. Press the crumb mixture into the bottom and halfway up the sides of the springform pan.

  4. Sprinkle mini chocolate morsels and marshmallows evenly over the crust.

  5. In an electric mixer, beat cream cheese until smooth. Add cornstarch, sugar, eggs, sour cream, vanilla extract, and heavy cream. Mix until smooth.

  6. Pour the batter into the springform pan.

  7. Place the springform pan in a roasting pan and add water halfway up the sides of the springform.

  8. Bake for 90-95 minutes, then let the cheesecake cool.

  9. Spread warm hot fudge over the cheesecake and top with marshmallows.

  10. Broil the cheesecake for 30-35 seconds until the marshmallows are lightly browned.

  11. Cool the cheesecake, then refrigerate for at least 4 hours.


How to Serve S’Mores Cheesecake


Serve slices of this decadent S’Mores Cheesecake chilled, allowing the flavors to meld together. Pair it with a cup of hot cocoa or coffee for a cozy dessert experience.


How to Store S’Mores Cheesecake


Store any leftover S’Mores Cheesecake in the refrigerator, covered with plastic wrap or in an airtight container, to maintain its freshness.


Tips to Make S’Mores Cheesecake



  • Ensure the cream cheese is softened to room temperature for a smooth batter.

  • Use a water bath while baking to prevent cracks in the cheesecake.

  • Allow the cheesecake to cool completely before adding the hot fudge and marshmallow topping.


Variation (If Any)


For a twist on the classic recipe, try adding a layer of crushed graham crackers or drizzling additional chocolate sauce over the marshmallows before toasting.


FAQs



  1. Can I use a different type of chocolate in place of mini chocolate morsels? Yes, you can use chopped chocolate bars or chocolate chips as a substitute.

  2. How long will the S’Mores Cheesecake stay fresh in the refrigerator? The cheesecake can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

  3. Can I freeze the S’Mores Cheesecake for later? Yes, you can freeze the cheesecake without the topping for up to 2 months.

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