S’mores Cheesecake Bars – delicious chocolate chip cheesecake bars topped with marshmallows, graham crackers, and Hershey’s bars!
When I’m not eating cheesecake, I am 100% convinced that I don’t like it. Which is ridiculous for a couple reasons. A) Cheesecake is DELICIOUS and B) I once admitted to eating an entire cheesecake with my BFF while myspace stalking our ex-boyfriends.
So when Nicole and I set out on this s’mores week project I decided to make a cheesecake because I, like just about every other wife of a deployed serviceman, am trying to lose a few pounds before my husband comes home and I knew without a doubt that the cheesecake would not sit in the fridge and call my name until I finally got out of bed at 5:30 am to have a piece. Because I don’t like cheesecake.
But guess who was standing in front of the fridge yesterday morning with a cheesecake bar in her hand while she waited for the coffee to brew.
How To Make S’mores Cheesecake Bars
I love making cheesecake bars instead of a cheesecake because they are so much easier. No worrying about a water bath or a cracked top. They come out perfect every time!
- Make crust by combining graham cracker crumbs, butter, and sugar; press into bottom of 9×13-inch pan
- Using an electric mixer, beat cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla until smooth
- Add flour and beat until blended; add eggs
- Stir in chocolate chips
- Bake for about 30 minutes
- Press chopped Hershey’s bar, mini marshmallows, and chopped graham crackers into the top
- Bake for another 10 minutes, unti the center of the cheesecake is set
- Refrigerate for at least 4 hours before cutting into bars
Can You Freeze Cheesecake Bars?
Yes, you can freeze these S’mores Cheesecake Bars!
I like to freeze in individual portions by wrapping each bar in plastic wrap and then placing all the slices in a freezer ziploc bag. You can also freeze the entire pan by covering it tightly.
Cheesecake will stay good in the freezer for up to 2 months. Defrost in the fridge overnight before serving.
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- 2 cups graham crackers
- ⅓ cup butter, melted
- 3 tablespoons sugar
- 4 bricks, 8 ounces each cream cheese, softened
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 tablespoon vanilla
- 3 tablespoons flour
- 4 eggs
- ½ cup semisweet chocolate chips
- ½ cup chopped Hershey's chocolate bar
- 1 cup mini marshmallows
- 4 graham crackers, coarsely chopped
- Preheat oven to 350F. Line a13x9-inch pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides.
- Mix with the graham cracker crumbs, butter and 3 tablespoons sugar together until all the crumbs are moistened; press onto bottom of prepared pan.
- In the bowl of a mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, beat together cream cheese, 1 cup sugar and vanilla in large bowl until smooth. Sift in flour; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended. Stir chocolate chips into cream cheese mixture with a rubber spatula. Pour over crust.
- Bake 30 minutes; remove from oven and sprinkle with Hershey's chocolate bar, mini marshmallows, and chopped graham crackers. The top of the cheesecake will be almost set - don't be afraid to press the toppings down into it slightly. Bake for another 10 minutes or until center is almost set. Cool completely. Refrigerate at least 4 hours. Use foil handles to lift cheesecake from pan before cutting into bars.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 20 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 352Total Fat: 23gSaturated Fat: 13gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 92mgSodium: 239mgCarbohydrates: 32gFiber: 1gSugar: 23gProtein: 6g