I’ve made these treats dozens of times. They’re so easy to make and the added crunch of graham crackers plus that layer of chocolate makes them much more satisfying than plain rice crispy treats. I actually found this recipe in a health magazine, so it has to be good for you, right? Okay, maybe not when you eat half the pan in one sitting. Not that I’VE ever done that. Ahem.
When I was growing up, my favorite thing to do in the summertime was invite a few friends to my house and put up a tent to go ‘camping’ in the backyard. I even learned how to put up our huge 3-room tent by myself at the tender age of 13! My best friend, Ariel, came to every little party I had. We lived a few miles from each other, which was awesome!
There are so many funny memories from the times that we went camping, ranging from shaving cream fights and water balloon wars, to re-counting nightmares about giant pudding cup men and telling scary stories. Plus, we could be as loud as we wanted, eat tons of snacks, giggle uncontrollably, and my parents enjoyed peace and quiet inside the house! Except for the time it rained and the tent leaked so we had to go inside at 4 am.
Oh, and we always had to have a cookout just to have some s’mores!
This is a classic cheesecake in my family. The recipe originated in a Taste of Home magazine years ago. It’s been popular with us ever since! Continue reading