|Do you see my sweet Zoe? She wanted in on the summer fun!|
|My nephew Ian enjoying a s’more…really enjoying a s’more. 😉|
With all of the goodness of the traditional S’more in a sweet little package.
Mini S’mores Cheesecake Trifles-At The Picket Fence
1/4 cup granulated sugar
4 Tbs. unsalted butter
1 tsp. course salt
1 tub Philadelphia ready made cheesecake filling
12 oz. bag of semi sweet chocolate chips
1 jar marshmallow creme
1 cup mini marshmallows
Allow cheesecake filling to come to room temperature. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. finely crush graham cracker squares by either pulsing in food processor or placing in Ziploc bag and crushing with rolling pin. Combine graham cracker crumbs, sugar, salt and melted butter. Press into bottom of small metal pan. Bake for 10-12 minutes, until golden brown and crumbly. Allow graham cracker crumble to cool.
While graham crackers are baking, melt approximately 1/2 of chocolate chips in microwave safe bowl according to package directions. Allow chocolate to cool slightly and then combine half of cheesecake filling in with chocolate mixing well. If chocolate starts to cool and harden put mixture in microwave for 10 seconds to warm back up and incorporate fully. Set aside.
Remove lid from marshmallow creme and microwave for 10-15 seconds. Combine 1/2 to 3/4th of marshmallow creme with remaining cheesecake mixture. Set aside.
In small trifle dishes, layer a generous tablespoon of graham crackers, 1 large dollop of chocolate cheesecake filling, 1 large dollop of marshmallow cheesecake filling, layer with additional tablespoon of graham crackers. Top with toasted marshmallows*, a few chocolate chips and a quarter of graham cracker square.
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