No-Bake Peppermint Cheesecake Recipe
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NO-BAKE PEPPERMINT CHEESECAKE - Perfect and easy No-Bake Peppermint Cheesecake is the best way to enjoy the delicious holiday flavors in a stunning dessert recipe!
For the crust:
  • 2 ½ cups Oreo cookie crumbs, about 26 Oreo cookies
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
For cheesecake filling:
  • 16 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Red food coloring, optional
  • ½ cup crushed peppermint candies
For Chocolate topping:
  • ¾ cup heavy cream
  • 6 oz bittersweet chocolate finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
For garnish:
  • Crushed peppermint candies or crushed candy cane, optional
To make crust:
  1. Finely crush the whole Oreo cookies in a food processor, add melted butter and blend until it's all moistened
  2. Press crumb mixture onto bottom of the prepared 9-inch springform pan by lightly greasing the edges of the pan with cooking spray
  3. Place in the freezer while you make the filling
To make cheesecake filling:
  1. In a medium bowl, mix cream cheese and powdered sugar until smooth and creamy
  2. In a separate bowl, whip heavy cream until soft peaks form
  3. Add cream cheese mixture into the beaten heavy cream mix on low speed just to combine
  4. Add peppermint extract, vanilla extract and few drops red food coloring until the desired hue is reached and beat until incorporated
  5. Add crushed peppermint candies and stir with a spatula
  6. Spread cheesecake filling over the crust
  7. Set in the fridge to firm
  8. Refrigerate for at least 3-4 hours or until set
To make chocolate topping:
  1. In a medium saucepan stir together cream, chocolate and sugar on low heat until the chocolate is completely melted and the mixture is smooth
  2. Cool and pour over the cheesecake and sprinkle with crushed peppermint candies
  3. Serve
Recipe by Yummiest Food Recipes at