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Sugar Skulls Smores Cheesecake

NicholeL
Sugar Skulls S'mores Cheesecake is a 6 inch cheesecake topped with chocolate fudge, graham cracker crumbs and toasted marshmallows for that classic s'mores flavor. 
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 41 mins
Total Time 10 hrs 13 mins
Course Cake
Servings 6 slices

Ingredients
  

For the Cheesecake Crust:

  • cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 2 tablespoon sugar
  • 3 tablespoon unsalted butter

For the Cheesecake Filling:

  • 12 oz cream cheese at room temperature
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • cup sour cream

For the Topping:

  • cup hot fudge topping melted
  • ¼ cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 cup mini marshmallows
  • Sugar Skulls Marshmallows

Directions
 

For the Cheesecake Crust:

  • Preheat the oven 350 degrees.
  • Combine graham cracker crumbs, sugar and butter together in a bowl. Mix until combined and the mixture sticks together.
  • Press the mixture in an even layer on the bottom of a 6 inch springform pan, and halfway up the sides.
  • Bake for 6 minutes, then remove from the oven and set aside.

For the Cheesecake:

  • Beat the cream cheese in a mixer on medium speed for 2 minutes. Add in the sugar and beat for 1 minute more.
  • Then add in the egg, vanilla, cornstarch and sour cream and mix for another 2 minutes.
  • Pour on top of the prepared crust.
  • Bake for 35 minutes.
  • Turn off the oven and prop open the door. Allow the cheesecake to cool in the oven for 1 hour.
  • Remove cheesecake from the oven and transfer to the refrigerator for 2 hours.

To Decorate:

  • Melt the hot fudge topping and spread over the top of the chilled cheesecake. Sprinkle graham cracker crumbs on top.
  • Add marshmallows on top and lightly torch with a kitchen torch.
  • Add Sugar Skull Marshmallows on top.

Notes

Cheat: Buy a store-bought 6-inch cheesecake and decorate.
No Kitchen Torch? Turn the oven on broil and place the cheesecake in a oven-safe dish. Broil until marshmallows are toasted. Watch carefully! Marshmallows can burn in 30 seconds or less. 

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