Kittencal's No Bake Cheesecake (Chocolate Option)
November 20, 2011
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"So easy to make and so delicious, you may never make baked cheesecake ever again! See bottom of recipe for chocolate cheesecake option. Plan ahead there is a 5 hour chilling time. Cooking time is 5 hours chilling time. If your making the chocolate option or you can just make a chocolate crust with the plain cheesecake, a great recipe to use for the crust is Dienia's #recipe14715 my photo features her crust"
- Serving Size: 1 (113.2 g)
- Calories 506.3
- Total Fat - 33.4 g
- Saturated Fat - 25.1 g
- Cholesterol - 50.5 mg
- Sodium - 203.3 mg
- Total Carbohydrate - 49.4 g
- Dietary Fiber - 0 g
- Sugars - 48.9 g
- Protein - 4.5 g
- Calcium - 46.8 mg
- Iron - 0.2 mg
- Vitamin C - 0.7 mg
- Thiamin - 0 mg
If you making your own crust then prepare a 9 or 10-inch deep-dish pie plate or an 8x8-inch pan.
In a large bowl using an electric mixer at medium speed beat both cream cheese with soft butter, vanilla, confectioners sugar and lemon juice until creamy and smooth, scraping down the sides of the bowl a few times during mixing.
Fold in 1 cup of the Cool whip or the whipped cream until thoroughly blended, this may take a few minutes...IMPORTANT! do this by hand, DO NOT use an electric mixer! Spoon into pie crust or pan..
Chill for at least 5 or more hours.
Before serving spread the top of the pie with choice of pie filling then dollup or spread remaining half of Cool Whip on top or more whipped cream..
FOR CHOCOLATE CHEESECAKE OPTION --- a chocolate crumb crust is recommended. Omit lemon juice, melt 1 1/2 cups semi sweet chocolate chips in the microwave on high for 1 minute removing halfway to stir, gradually add in the melted chocolate mixture to the cream cheese beating on low speed until blended, then fold in half of the Cool Whip or the whipped cream, use cherry pie filling and grated chocolate may be sprinkled on top of the Cool Whip or whipped cream
Tips & Variations
- 9 or 10-inch deep-dish pie plate or an 8x8-inch pan.