Labor Day desserts

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FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn.--  Lisa Patrin, food writer for Southwest Metro Magazine, dropped by our KARE Barn today with some sweet treats for the long holiday weekend.

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5 Minute Indoor S'mores

16 honey graham crackers, halved 
7 ounce Jar of Jet -puffed marshmallow creme 
13 ounce Jar of nutella hazelnut spread 
1 tablespoon of unsweetened cocoa powder 
Optional additions: finely chopped pecans or mini chocolate chips can also be put in the center of the s'mores.

Spread marshmallow puff on side of one graham cracker, spread nutella on a second graham cracker and place the two halves together. Set on a decorative platter and top with a dusting of cocoa powder.
Yield: 8 servings

Chocolate Cheesecake Topped with Nutella and Crushed Chocolate Covered Almonds 

1 store bought chocolate cheesecake 
1 cup of nutella 
1 cup of chocolate covered almonds, roughly chopped

Thaw cheesecake according to instructions. Cut the cheesecake and place individual slices onto decorative plates. Top each slice with a dollop of nutella and sprinkle with chopped almonds. Serve immediately.
Yield: 8-10 servings

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