No Bake Chocolate Cheesecake


No Bake Chocolate Cheesecake

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Not a 'baker' per se? This easy + delicious cake recipe is for you!

Our WOT community liked our No Bake Lemon Cheesecake so much that we decided to get into the test kitchen and try a chocolate version, and this No Bake Chocolate Cheesecake is GOOD!

This recipe can easily be adapted into a gluten-free option by using gluten-free cookies. For such an easy recipe, this has a wow factor even if you don’t consider yourself a pastry chef!

WOT Tip: We like to use mini chocolate chips for melting, the regular will work, but the mini melt quicker and more evenly.



If you’re looking for a 6” springform pan, this one will do the trick. FIND IT HERE

No Bake Chocolate Cheesecake


  • 1 cup crushed chocolate chip cookies (we used gluten-free)
  • ¼ cup butter, melted
  • 2 8 oz. packages of cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • ½ cup sweetened condensed milk
  • Whipped heavy cream
  • Shaved chocolate


  • Crush cookies and mix with melted butter. Press into the bottom of a 6” springform pan. Refrigerate for 30 minutes. 
  • Over a double boiler melt the mini chocolate chips and then add the sweetened condensed milk. Whisk to combine and remove from heat. If using a microwave, in a microwave-safe bowl, melt the mini chocolate chips at 30-second intervals. Once the chocolate is melted, remove the bowl from the microwave, add the sweetened condensed milk, whisk to combine, and set aside. 
  • In a large mixing bowl, using a hand mixer, beat the softened cream cheese until fluffy. 
  • Add the chocolate mixture to the whipped cream cheese and beat for a couple of minutes until well combined. 
  • Spoon cheesecake batter into the prepared springform pan and refrigerate overnight. 
  • Remove the springform outer ring and top the cheesecake with whipped cream and chocolate shavings.
  • Slice and serve. 
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All photos by Lorianne DeVita

by Camila Alves McConaughey