This chocolate cheesecake recipe is a family favorite at our home! Someone inevitably requests this for a birthday or special occasion several times a year. I love that it is quick and easy to create; and that I do not have to use my oven. It is the perfect dessert for a hot day – especially if there’s a chocolate craving to be met! Make sure you have the necessary ingredients so that you can enjoy this dessert with your loved ones too!
This no-bake chocolate cheesecake recipe uses 6 ingredients: cream cheese, Tru Whip, sugar, chocolate chips, graham crackers, and butter.
- 2 Philadelphia Cream Cheese bricks
- 1 Tru Whip
- 1 bag Ghiradelli semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 package of graham crackers
- 1/2 stick of butter
(You can see bottom of this post for my favorite tools used)
Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe Instructions:
1: Gather all necessary ingredients and tools.
2: Allow cream cheese and Tru Whip to come to room temperature.
3: Beat cream cheese and 1/2 cup of sugar with an electric mixer until smooth.
4: Add all the Tru Whip to the cream cheese mixture, then beat until completely combined.
5: Melt a bag of chocolate chips in a heat safe bowl.
6: Add melted chocolate to cheesecake mixture and beat until fully combined. (Scrape sides of bowl if necessary.)
7: In pie pan, add 1/2 stick of melted butter and 1 package of crushed graham cracker crumbs.
8: Mix until completely combined, and press into the bottom and sides of the pan.
9: Add the chocolate cheesecake mixture into the crust and smooth.
10: Cover and refrigerate at least 8 hours. Best if overnight. Serve and enjoy!!
(Remember to refrigerate any leftovers.)