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No Bake S'mores Cheesecake Cups

Hi S'mores, have you met cheesecake? I think you'd be perfect together!

I'm not always a matchmaker, but when I see two things as glorious as S'mores and cheesecake, I just know it's going to be a match made in heaven.

And that's exactly what this is. I love a good graham cracker crust. Add some marshmallow cheesecake and hello! Toast (or char if you're like me!) a marshmallow. Add some chocolate here and there. Baby you got a stew going.

Note: I'm not really going to provide measurements for how much each layer should be - that really depends on how big  your vessel is and how many you plan on making. Lots of shot glasses? Smaller amounts. You will kind of just need to eyeball it. However, if you have extras just put them in a bowl and eat an extra one for yourself while no one is looking!

No Bake S'mores Cheesecake cups
Ingredients:
For the crust
4 tablespoons melted unsalted butter
2/3 cup graham cracker crumbs

For the chocolate ganache
4 ounces milk…
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