Quick and Easy

No-Bake Chocolate Cheesecake

Details

Time
3 hours 20 minutes
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
1 cheesecake pie

This no-bake chocolate cheesecake recipe is a host's best friend. HERSHEY'S Chocolate Chips become a rich filling for a graham cracker crust with just a little time in the microwave and a few more ingredients.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
12 minutes
Cool Time
5 minutes
Chill Time
3 hours

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups

    HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Mildly Sweet Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips

  • 11 ounces

    cream cheese, softened

  • 1/2 cup

    sugar

  • 1/4 cup

    butter or margarine, softened (1/2 stick)

  • 2 cups

    whipped topping non-dairy, thawed

  • 1

    packaged graham cracker crust

READY TO MAKE THE RECIPE?

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 

microwave
microwave
microwave-safe bowl
microwave-safe bowl
bowl
bowl
measuring cups
measuring cups
rubber scraper
rubber scraper
mixer
mixer
refrigerator
refrigerator
1

Place chocolate chips in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at MEDIUM (50%) 1 minute; stir. If necessary, microwave at MEDIUM an additional 15 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, just until chips are melted when stirred. Set aside to cool.

2

Beat cream cheese, sugar and butter in large bowl on medium speed of mixer until creamy. Gradually add melted chips, beating on low speed until blended. Fold in whipped topping until blended; spoon into crust.

3

Refrigerate until firm. Garnish as desired. Cover; refrigerate leftover cheesecake. 

Tip

Experiment with other flavored chips for a different twist.

Additional questions?