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Hot Chocolate Cheesecake - No Bake

If you like the taste of hot chocolate and the taste of cheesecake, then I have just the recipe for you! Check out this Hot Chocolate Cheesecake no-bake recipe.
Prep Time 10 mins
Chill Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 10 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 1 9 inch cheesecake

Ingredients
  

Crust:

  • 3 Tbsp Butter melted
  • 24 Oreo's

Cheesecake Filling:

  • 1/2 Cup Sugar
  • 8 oz Cream Cheese
  • 1/3 Cup Hot Chocolate Powder
  • 2 Cups Whipped Topping

Ganache (optional):

  • 1/3 Cup Butter
  • 1/3 Cup Milk
  • 1 1/4 Cup Sugar
  • 1 Cup Chocolate Chips
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla

Extra Toppings (optional)

  • Extra Whipped Topping
  • 1/2 Cup Mini Marshmallows

Instructions
 

  • Grease a 9″ springform pan and set aside.

Crust:

  • In a food processor, chop cookies until completely broken down into fine crumbs. Add butter and combine until large crumbs form.
  • Press cookie mixture into the bottom of the greased springform pan to form a crust. Put in fridge while you make the cheesecake filling.

Cheesecake Filling:

  • Beat cream cheese and sugar for about 2 minutes or until fully combined.
  • Slowly fold in the whipped topping and the hot chocolate powder.
  • Pour mixture over crust and place back in the fridge while you make the ganache (if you are making it).

Ganache Topping:

  • Place sugar, butter, and milk in a medium saucepan on medium heat. Stir frequently until it is fully mixed.
  • Add vanilla and chocolate chips and stir until fully melted.
  • Remove from heat and allow to slightly cool. Then pour over cheesecake.
  • If adding mini marshmallows, do it while ganache is still wet.
  • Refrigerate for 2 hours or overnight.
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