The Shady Porch: No Bake Chocolate Cheesecake


No Bake Chocolate Cheesecake

Anytime I see the words No Bake, I'm hooked. I don't have an aversion to baking, but the ease of No Bake definitely causes me to gravitate in that direction. I want to wow my friends and family when I prepare something for them and the ability to do it lickety split makes me very happy!

No Bake Chocolate Cheesecake  @cheesecake #dessert #pie #nobake
No Bake Chocolate Cheesecake
with a dollop of whipped topping

No Bake Chocolate Cheesecake

1 bag chocolate chips (next time I am going to get mini chips, due to the ease in melting)
2 blocks of cream cheese, softened
1/2 stick of butter, softened
1/2 c. powered sugar
1 t. vanilla
8 oz. whipped topping
Graham, Oreo or Shortbread crust
No Bake Chocolate Cheesecake  @cheesecake #dessert #pie #nobake
Combine cream cheese, butter, powdered sugar, and vanilla; blend until smooth. Set aside.
Melt approximately 3/4 of the chocolate chips, until smooth.
Add melted chocolate to the cream cheese mixture; mix until well combined.
Fold in the whipped topping until it is incorporated. Spoon into pie crust and top with remaining chocolate chips. Chill approx 4 hours before serving.

No Bake Chocolate Cheesecake  @cheesecake #dessert #pie #nobake
No Bake Chocolate Cheesecake
When serving, top with a dollop of whipped topping. By the way, I happened to look up the definition of dollop and was surprised to learn a dollop is 'a shapeless mass or blob of something.'  YUM...ha-ha! 

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D is a lifestyle blogger who shares recipes, craft ideas, gardening information, and DIY projects from her home in Kentucky. D is the author of two blogs : The Shady Porch, which features easy-to-make recipes along with tips and tales from a home gardener, and Craft-D-ness, which displays a wide range of arts and craft ideas and DIY projects. She is the co-author of Bosco's Sammiches. Click here if you would like to follow D via, Twitter and Facebook.