As stressful as the holiday season is, the last thing you want to worry about is what you're bringing to the family Christmas party. With this recipe, you can pop your cheesecake straight into the fridge without any hassle.

No-Bake Peppermint Mocha Cheesecake

  • Prep Time:25 mins
  • Cook Time:3 hrs
  • Total Time:3 hrs 25 mins
  • Servings:16
  • Easy


  • 3 packages 24 oz. cream cheese softened
  • 1 package Oreos
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 cup bittersweet chocolate melted
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter melted
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 3/4 teaspoons instant espresso powder
  • 2 teaspoons peppermint extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Choice toppings
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  • Step 1

    Put Oreos in large resealable plastic bag and crush them until finely ground.

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  • Step 2

    Pour crumbs into a medium bowl and add melted butter. Stir until well-combined.

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  • Step 3

    Press crumb mixture into a 9-inch springform pan. Chill crust in freezer for at least 10 minutes.

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  • Step 4

    With an electric mixer, combine cream cheese, sugar, melted chocolate, cocoa powder, espresso powder, peppermint extract, and vanilla extract in a large bowl until smooth.

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  • Step 5

    Pour filling into the crust. Smooth top with an icing spatula.

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  • Step 6

    Cover cheesecake with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 3 hours.

  • Step 7

    Serve chilled with your choice of toppings.

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