No Bake Chocolate Cheesecake

Easy, No Bake chocolate cheesecake bars are deliciously creamy with a crunchy Oreo cookie crust. They only take 15 minutes to make!!

No bake chocolate cheesecake is perfect for days you don’t feel like using the oven. They are simple and delish. For more fav no bake treats try No Bake CookiesNo-Bake Chocolate Oat Bars, and No Bake Strawberry Shortcake.

No Bake Chocolate Cheesecake with a bite taken out

No oven required!

Fiona from Just So Tasty is sharing this super easy, no bake chocolate cheesecake recipe. It’s creamy, it’s chocolate-y, AND it’s way easier than making traditional baked cheesecake.

Now, it’s no secret that I absolutely LOVE cheesecake. I’ve shared these chocolate chip cheesecake bars and a no bake cheesecake recipes on Lil Luna already this year. But I don’t believe in too much of a good thing. So creating the perfect no bake chocolate cheesecake recipe was on my to do list.

I love the combination of rich chocolate and creamy, tangy cheesecake. But I wanted a recipe that had all the characteristics of a traditional baked chocolate cheesecake without the stress.

whipped cream on top of chocolate cheesecake

Only requires 15 minutes

Crust. First stir together melted butter and Oreo cookie crumbs to form the base. Then press the mixture into the bottom of an 8×8 inch pan lined with aluminum foil.

Filling. Whip 1 cup whipping cream with a little powdered sugar until peaks form. Then in a separate bowl beat together the cream cheese, the rest of the powdered sugar, sour cream, and melted chocolate. Then the whipping cream gets mixed into the cream cheese mixture, and we’re done with the filling.

Chill. Spread the creamy chocolate cheesecake mixture over the Oreo cookie crust, and our work is done. Pop the cheesecake in the fridge for at least 4 hours to chill, then serve.

It’s literally only 15 minutes of effort! The hardest part is waiting 4 hours for it to set up in the fridge before devouring it. 😉

collage of mixing oreo crust and spreading cheesecake filling onto crust

Topping Ideas

The cheesecake is delicious alone or topped with other sweet ingredients.  

  • Adding fresh fruit like strawberries
  • Spreading a layer of fruit pie filling over the top
  • Drizzle it with chocolate syrup or caramel sauce
  • Top with whipped cream
  • Chocolate chips
  • Chocolate shavings
  • Chopped nuts
  • Coarsely chopped Oreos
  • I’ve also made it for Christmas parties with a sprinkle of crushed candy canes – which is always a huge hit.

slice of no bake chocolate cheesecake on plate with crushed candy canes

A few notes and storing tips

Don’t remove the Oreo cream before making crumbs. It helps act as a binding agent for the crust.

Be sure to use full fat cream cheese

Allow ample time for this cheesecake to set. We recommend chilling at least 4 hours, but you can also make it the night before.

 

Use different pans to double the recipe or make individual portions. To double this recipe and use a 9×13 pan. Another great thing about this no bake dessert is that you can easily use other pan shapes like a springform pan or pie plates (You may need to make more Oreo crust to cover both plates). You can even make individual cheesecakes using mini pie pans or clear plastic cups.

Cover and STORE the cheesecake in the fridge for 3-4 days. To FREEZE, allow the cake to chill in the fridge first. Cover with plastic wrap then wrap the whole pan with aluminum foil. Freeze for up to 3 months.

no bake chocolate cheesecake bar with chocolate syrup and whipped cream

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No Bake Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe

no bake chocolate cheesecake bar on white plate
4.75 from 4 votes
Easy, No Bake chocolate cheesecake bars are deliciously creamy with a crunchy Oreo cookie crust. They only take 15 minutes to make!!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Refrigerate 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 15 minutes
Servings 9 large slices
Calories 582 kcal
Author Lil' Luna

Ingredients

Oreo Crust

  • 1 1/3 cup Oreo baking crumbs
  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter , melted

Chocolate Cheesecake Filling

  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 10 oz cream cheese , very soft
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 8 oz semi-sweet chocolate , melted and cooled
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions
 

  • Line an 8x8 or 9x9 inch square pan with aluminum foil.
  • In a medium bowl stir together the Oreo crumbs and melted butter. 
  • Press into the bottom of the prepared pan and place in the freezer while you make the filling. 
  • In a large bowl beat the whipping cream and 1/4 cup of the powdered sugar until stiff peaks form. 
  • In a separate bowl beat together the cream cheese and remaining powdered sugar (3/4 cup) until soft. Then beat in the sour cream, melted chocolate and vanilla extract. 
  • Mix the whipping cream into the cream cheese mixture until evenly combined. 
  • Spread the filling overtop of the Oreo cookie crust and place the cheesecake in the fridge for at least 4 hours to harden. 

Notes

*Recipe can be doubled and made in a 9x13 inch pan. 
**Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge. 

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About the Author

Fiona Dowling

My name's Fiona and I love to bake and blog. I share homemade, from scratch, classic recipes for desserts & sweet treats including cakes, cupcakes, cookies and more.

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Comments:

  1. This looks so decadent and amazing! I love that you can make it so quickly! It’s the perfect dessert!

  2. 4 stars
    I got a question, I dunno what is the cause that make my cheesecake soft and won’t harden at all. Is there any solution?

  3. What an awesome recipe for choco cheese cake! The Picturs are equally gorgeous–I love these delicious desserts.

  4. 5 stars
    I’m now making this for the second time, first time was a huge success and super delicious. Its so quick and easy just as the recipe states, so also perfect for a last minute dessert that will still impress. i will be keeping this in my repetoire. thanks x