These Toasted Marshmallow Cheesecake Brownies are a fun way to enjoy the flavor of a toasted marshmallow without the work of getting a campfire ready. It is easy to make all the layers and would make an excellent addition to the next picnic or dinner party you attend.
I love s'mores this time of the year. Not that I don't enjoy them year round, but there is something about summer that just makes you want to have a campfire each week and enjoy those toasty marshmallows each time.
The only thing is that campfires are not quite as fun when it is super hot outside. But I still want to enjoy those toasted marshmallows and melty chocolate. This year hasn't been super hot until just the past few weeks, so now I am looking for fun ways to incorporate the taste of s'mores into my baking.
Of course, I had to try cheesecake first with this flavor. Cheesecake brownies are one of my top favorite things to make. It all started with these Reese's Cheesecake Brownies, and I haven't stopped since.
I have two options for the crust in these cheesecake brownies.
You can either lay the graham crackers in a layer on the bottom of the pan before adding the brownies, or you can crush the crackers and make a crust with butter. I laid the graham crackers in the bottom because I was feeling kind of lazy that day. It worked great, but be prepared for some floating crackers in your brownies when you cut them to serve.
If I made it again, I would go with the crushed crackers because the crust would stay put better. But if you are pressed for time or just feeling lazy like me, the full graham crackers work just fine.
The best part of these brownies is the toasted marshmallow cheesecake.
You are going to toast the marshmallows using your broiler. But be very careful doing this. I left mine under the broiler for about 1 minute and 15 seconds, and they were on the verge of being burnt. BUT I added them to my cheesecake anyway, and I loved the flavor it gave the marshmallow cheesecake. I could taste the toasted marshmallow flavor in the batter. Yes, I taste the uncooked cheesecake batter even though there are raw eggs in there. I haven't died yet, so I probably won't stop any time soon.
The hardest part about these brownies is of course the wait time. It takes some patience to make all three layers, then more patience to bake it at least 45 minutes. But your patience will be tested even more because you have to wait for these brownies to chill completely before digging into them. I have mentioned it before...I like to bake at night. Then everything goes in the refrigerator to chill while I am sleeping. These are one of those things you will want to make the night before, so that is ready to serve any time the next day. Breakfast anyone?
These are the perfect picnic brownies...or maybe just brownies to eat in the comfort of your home with your air conditioner blasting away. I wouldn't know about that though...wink, wink!
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I'm just drooling! Stop making me drool! 🙂
Haha!! I just can't help it!! These recipes just scream to be shared!! 😉
Middle of the night then I saw this post. I really hope theres chocolate in the fridge! be right back. lol
Renee @ Awesome on $20
What I wouldn't give for one of these brownies and some air conditioning. Well, at least I know I can have one of them. I can't wait to try these! They look amazing!
Thanks Renee!! I would share my air conditioner if I could girl!! 😉
Julie @ Julie's Eats & Treats
This is sinful! And I eat batter all the time, in the back of my mind there's always something saying there is raw EGG in this...hasn't stopped me yet though!
Thanks Julie!! Yeah, I grew up sampling my batter, and I'm still goin strong! 😉
Eat Good 4 Life
Another amazing dessert. You do sure love cake mixes 😉
Why yes, I do love those box mixes. Just call me semi homemade 🙂
Julianne @ Beyond Frosting
Dang these sound amazing. Pretty much anything cheesecake sounds amazing to me1
Thanks Julianne!! Me too!! 😉
That chocolate layer is doing me in, man.
Haha!! I'll tell ya, it was really good! 😉
Pamela @ Brooklyn Farm Girl
I'm loving everything about this.. the graham crackers.. the s'mores.. the cheesecake! So great, definitely will be trying this!
Thanks so much Pamela!! 😉
You are turning me into a cheesecake person!! These look so yummy!
Yaaaay!! My plan is to turn EVERYONE into a cheesecake person! 😉
Elizabeth @ Confessions of a Baking Queen
Eating these for breakfast with the air con blasting sounds like HEAVEN to me 🙂
Ahhhh, yes that's bliss right there!! 😉
Okay, now I want to eat this. This looks delicious!
Thanks Vanessa!! 😉
These sound amazing with the cheesecake layer! Pinning! 🙂
Thanks so much Liz!! 😉
Stupid question... is marshmallow creme the same as marshmallow fluff?
Yes, it is the same thing. I think it depends what you are used to calling it 🙂
Okay. Thank you. These look delicious. I have saved the recipe and will be making them soon. 🙂
Toasted marshmallows in cheesecake?! You are brilliant! I have to try this soon!
Haha, thanks Jessica!! 😉
I can't wait to try this recipe! My 9 year old daughter lives for summer and smores! Your recipe looks amazing! I know exactly what you mean by baking at night..I did just that last night and guess what I had for breakfast 🙂 (I can tell you it was NOT your typical breakfast food!). I can already smell the toasted marshmallows! Love it!
Thanks Kelley!! 😉 I'm sure she will love this then! Haha, dessert for breakfast is just too good!
Tina @ Tina's Chic Corner
Holy cow these looks crazy amazing! I've seen so many recipes for smores but never seen one that incorporates cheese cake...seriously brilliant! As always, I love your pictures and I'm digging this recipe. Definitely making. 🙂
Thanks so much Tina!! 😉 Chessecake+s'mores was just bound to happen in my kitchen!!
Okay Jocelyn I am so loving all of these marshmallow chocolate graham cracker type desserts! They all look so great!!
Thanks Nancy!! 😉
Lindsay @ Life, Love and Sugar
OMG Jocelyn those sound amazing! I love the toasted marshmallows in the cheesecake! Yum!
Thanks Lindsay!! 😉
I am SO DOING THIS RECIPE! I used your recipe/shopping list function (which is super cool, btw) and am picking up the ingredients we don't already have on my next trip to the store. Assuming these are as good as I think they are, I may have to declare them their own food group! *LOL*
Yay!! 😉 Declaring them their own food group? Sounds like a fantastic idea to me!!
It would be hard to wait for these brownies, but it would so be worth it! All of those flavors in one brownie sound phenomenal.
Yes, they were soooo good! 😉