S'mores Chocolate Covered Cheesecake
Once you taste this chocolate covered cheesecake that tastes like a s'mores, you may decide that this is indeed the best cheesecake recipe you've ever tasted!
I first made this s'mores chocolate covered cheesecake for my Son-in-laws Birthday party. It was a huge hit!
Here's what you are going to need:
For the crust:
1 1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs
3 Tablespoons granulated sugar
6 Tablespoons of butter, melted
For the Cheesecake:
3 packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
1 cup packed light brown sugar
1/2 cup marshmallow creme
1 tablespoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup (6 oz) milk chocolate chips
For the Chocolate Topping:
3/4 cup (6 oz) milk chocolate chips
1/2 cup heavy cream (whipping cream)
For the Marshmallow Whipped Cream:
1 (7-ounce) jar of marshmallow cream
4 Tablespoons butter, softened
1 cup of heavy cream (whipping cream)
2 Tablespoons of Vanilla Pudding Mix
1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 375° F. Spray 10-inch springform pan with cooking spray.
Here's what you need to do:
Mix graham cracker crumbs 3 Tablespoons of sugar.
Add the 6 Tablespoon of melted butter. Mix well.
Reserve 1/4 cup of the crumbs to use for topping the cheesecake.
Press the remaining graham cracker crumbs into the bottom of the prepared springform pan.
Bake in the preheated 375° F oven until the crust begins to brown around the edges, about 10 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool.
Sprinkle 1 cup of the chocolate chips on top of the crust. Set aside.
In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese on medium speed until creamy.
Add the brown sugar, marshmallow cream and vanilla.
Beat until smooth and creamy.
Add the eggs, one at a time, beating about 1 minute between each egg.
Stir in the cinnamon.
Pour the cream cheese mixture over the chocolate chips.
Bake in the preheated 375° F oven for 15 minutes. Turn the oven down to 250° F without removing the cheesecake or opening the door and continue baking for 50 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool to room temperature. Do not remove the cheesecake from the pan.
To a small saucepan, add the chocolate chips and ¼ cup of cream.
Melt over medium low heat stirring constantly.
Pour over the cheesecake.
Spread evenly over the top of the cheesecake all of the way to the edges. Refrigerate Cheesecake at least 3 hours.
In a small bowl, combine the marshmallow cream and the butter. Beat just until incorporated. Set aside.
In another bowl, combine the 1 cup of heavy whipping cream, vanilla pudding mix and vanilla extract.
Whip until stiff peaks form.
Carefully fold the marshmallow cream/butter mixture into the whipped cream.
Top with the reserved graham cracker crumbs and the whipped cream and enjoy this wonderful smores chocolate covered cheesecake!
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