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Recipe

Easy No Bake Chocolate Cheesecake

  • Author: Life, Love and Sugar
  • Prep Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Yield: 12-14 slices 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: No Bake
  • Cuisine: American

Description

This No Bake Chocolate Cheesecake recipe is made with melted chocolate, cocoa powder and a crunchy Oreo cookie crust! An easy and delicious chocolate cheesecake that’s a chocolate lover’s dream.


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Ingredients

Oreo Crust

  • 2 3/4 cups (369g) oreo cookie crumbs (about 31 oreos)
  • 5 tbsp (70g) salted butter, melted

Chocolate Cheesecake Filling

  • 24 oz (678g) cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup (104g) sugar
  • 3 tbsp natural unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 8 oz semi-sweet chocolate, melted
  • 1 1/4 cups (300ml) heavy whipping cream, cold
  • 3/4 cup (86g) powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Whipped Cream Topping

  • 1 cup (240ml) heavy whipping cream, cold
  • 1/2 cup (58g) powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Desired toppings, such as fresh fruit, mini chocolate chips, sprinkles, etc.

Instructions

1. In a small bowl, combine the Oreo cookie crumbs and melted butter and mix well.
2. Press the mixture into the bottom and up the sides of a 9-inch springform pan. Set in the fridge to chill.
3. In a large mixer bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar and cocoa until it’s well combined and smooth.
4. Add the melted chocolate and mix until well combined and smooth.
5. In another large mixer bowl, add the heavy whipping cream, powdered sugar and vanilla extract. Whip on high speed until stiff peaks form.
6. Carefully fold the whipped cream into the cream cheese mixture in two parts until well combined.
7. Add the filling to the crust and spread into an even layer.
8. Refrigerate cheesecake until firm, 5-6 hours or overnight.
9. To finish off the cheesecake, remove it from the springform pan and set on a plate or serving platter.
10. Add the heavy whipping cream, powdered sugar and vanilla extract for the whipped cream topping to a large mixer bowl. Whip on high speed until stiff peaks form.
11. Pipe swirls of whipped cream around the edge of the cheesecake. Top the cheesecake off with your desired toppings, such as strawberries, mini chocolate chips, sprinkles, etc.
12. Refrigerate cheesecake until ready to serve. Cheesecake is best for 3-4 days.


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