No-Bake Peppermint Cheesecake Recipe

Perfect and easy No-Bake Peppermint Cheesecake is the best way to enjoy the delicious holiday flavors in a stunning dessert recipe.
No-Bake Peppermint Cheesecake with Oreo cookie crust and peppermint cheesecake filling together makes a delicious and easy no-bake treat. It is a perfect no-bake dessert for busy holidays.

No-Bake Peppermint Cheesecake Recipe

INGREDIENTS

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

INSTRUCTIONS

To make crust:
  • Finely crush the whole Oreo cookies in a food processor, add melted butter and blend until it's all moistened
  • Press crumb mixture onto bottom of the prepared 9-inch springform pan by lightly greasing the edges of the pan with cooking spray
  • Place in the freezer while you make the filling
To make cheesecake filling:
  • In a medium bowl, mix cream cheese and powdered sugar until smooth and creamy
  • In a separate bowl, whip heavy cream until soft peaks form
  • Add cream cheese mixture into the beaten heavy cream mix on low speed just to combine
  • Add peppermint extract, vanilla extract and few drops red food coloring until the desired hue is reached and beat until incorporated
  • Add crushed peppermint candies and stir with a spatula
  • Spread cheesecake filling over the crust
  • Set in the fridge to firm
  • Refrigerate for at least 3-4 hours or until set
To make chocolate topping:
  • In a medium saucepan stir together cream, chocolate and sugar on low heat until the chocolate is completely melted and the mixture is smooth
  • Cool and pour over the cheesecake and sprinkle with crushed peppermint candies