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Mint Chocolate Cheesecake – NO BAKE

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This NO BAKE Mint Chocolate Cheesecake is perfect for St. Patrick’s Day. Heck, it’s good anytime of the year. Here’s how you make it.

Updated 02/06/2021

A slice of mint chocolate cheesecake on a plate with a bite on a fork just waiting to be eaten.

How do you make a no bake cheesecake?

No bake cheesecakes are made without using eggs and an oven. Duh, right. You still use cream cheese. But, the other ingredients vary a tad. Most of my no bake cheesecakes have cool whip for my fluffiness.

What’s the difference between baked and no bake cheesecake?

Outside of different textures and whether or not you have to bake it, go check out FACE YOUR BATTER – To bake or not to bake to learn more.

How do you add mint flavor to chocolate for the Mint Chocolate Cheesecake?

If you can’t find mint dark chocolate morsels/chips, you can use either dark or semi-sweet chocolate chips and add 1/4 – 1/2 tsp of peppermint extract, depending on how minty you like it. Another way is to add a drop or two (no more) of peppermint essential oils.

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Mint Chocolate Cheesecake – NO BAKE

This NO BAKE Mint Chocolate Cheesecake is perfect for St. Patrick's Day. Heck, it's good anytime of the year. Here's how you make it.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword dark chocolate mint cheesecake, how to make mint chocolate cheesecake, mint cheesecake no bake, mint cheesecake recipe no bake, mint chocolate cheesecake no bake, mint chocolate chip cheesecake, mint chocolate chip cheesecake no bake, no bake mint chocolate cheesecake recipe
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cool/Set 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 20 minutes
Servings 8 Slices
Calories 603kcal

Equipment

  • Spring Form Pan or Deep Dish Pie Dish
  • Stand Mixer/Hand Mixer

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups Graham Crackers, crushed
  • 8 Tbsp butter, melted
  • 1 1/4 Cups Sugar
  • 16 oz Cream Cheese, Softened 2 – 8 oz pkg
  • 8 oz Cool Whip
  • 9 oz Nestle Toll House Dark Chocolate Mint Morsels or equivalent
  • 1 Drop Peppermint Essential Oil Optional
  • 7 Drops Green Food Coloring

Instructions

  • Mix graham cracker crumbs, melted butter and 1/4 cup of sugar. Press into a springform pan or deep pie dish. NOTE: You can reduce the amount of graham cracker crumbs if you want a thinner crust.
    Mint Chocolate Cheesecake
  • Mix remaining ingredients except the cool whip and food coloring in a large bowl or stand mixer.
    Mint Chocolate Cheesecake
  • Fold in the cool whip and food coloring.
    Mint Chocolate Cheesecake
  • Spoon mixture into the pan/dish. Chill for 4 hours in the refrigerator or overnight.
    Mint Chocolate Cheesecake
  • When ready to devour this puppy….remove from the refrigerator, slice and serve. If you used a springform pan, remove the ring first. NOTE: Cheesecake will slice easier if you allow to sit at room temp about 15 minutes before slicing.
    Mint Chocolate Cheesecake

Notes

Keep refrigerated when not serving.
ITEMS/INGREDIENTS USED IN RECIPE – If you are interested in any of the items I may have used (or are similar to the items I used) in making this recipe, I have listed all or some of them above within the post.  NOTE:  These links are affiliate links of which I receive a small commission from the sale of certain item. This does not affect your price, it remains the same.

Nutrition

Calories: 603kcal | Carbohydrates: 77g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 670mg | Potassium: 413mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 56g | Vitamin A: 445IU | Calcium: 271mg | Iron: 3mg
Close up of a serving of mint chocolate cheesecake on a plate with the entire cheesecake in the background.
Overhead view of the whole mint chocolate cheesecake with the slice missing on a plate with a fork ready for a bite.
Overhead view of the whole mint chocolate cheesecake.

2 Comments

  1. My boys love anything with mint! Thank you for sharing, I’m pinning!
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