Chocolate Cheesecake Pie Recipe
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Chocolate Cheesecake Pie Recipe

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Guests always go for this rich but simple pie. I like topping it with fresh raspberries or cherry pie filling. —Sandy Schwartz, Brooklyn, NY
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups milk chocolate chips, melted and cooled
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 graham cracker crust (9 inches)
  • Chocolate curls, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 535 calories, 35g fat (20g saturated fat), 53mg cholesterol, 270mg sodium, 48g carbohydrate (38g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese, butter, sugar and vanilla until smooth. Beat in cooled chocolate. Fold in whipped topping. Spoon into crust. Refrigerate until serving. Decorate with chocolate curls as desired. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Chocolate Cheesecake Pie in Quick Cooking January/February 2004

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penyjo41 User ID: 8907506 252292
Reviewed Aug. 6, 2016

"Loved this light and fluffy scrumptious chocolate cheesecake. Used a store bought oreo crust. So easy and everyone in the family absolutely loved it. I had to make it two days in a row!"

1bdan User ID: 383338 251980
Reviewed Jul. 28, 2016

"I did not care for this pie. It was like eating bitter chocolate butter. No more Taste of Home dessert recipes for me."

sstetzel User ID: 158954 250624
Reviewed Jul. 19, 2016

"Jlorr it just makes a nice, rich filling."

Jlorr User ID: 7569308 250489
Reviewed Jul. 15, 2016

"Question, why Butter? I have made several no-bake chocolate cheesecakes that do not call for butter.

Just wondering any thoughts on this?"

1914skin User ID: 8300958 238691
Reviewed Dec. 3, 2015 Edited Mar. 10, 2016

"Delicious! Love by all ..... Thanks, will make again"

jfurnas User ID: 6417766 224163
Reviewed Apr. 4, 2015

"Loved this! It was so good. I used a chocolate crumb pie crust instead of the graham cracker crust. Will definitely make it again."

justmbeth User ID: 1196484 223711
Reviewed Mar. 28, 2015

"pie was good. It was rich so I limited myself to small slices. It was easy to put together and I didn't have any issues with consistency of the filling."

bwilkin User ID: 3339114 220904
Reviewed Feb. 19, 2015

"Way too sweet which is unusual for me, I love chocolate. Also found it difficult to spread in crust as it was so thick. Won't make again."

Millie28 User ID: 2220900 66732
Reviewed Nov. 29, 2014

"Made this easy to make pie for Thanksgiving and we loved it. Even my hubby who doesn't like a heavy chocolae flavor liked this pie. The only suggestion I have is remove it from the refrigerator a few minutes before you want to serve it to let it soften."

delowenstein User ID: 3766053 56377
Reviewed Sep. 6, 2014

"I prepared this pie 9/6/14. It was very simple to prepare and I liked the ease of the preparation for this dessert! The only thing I did do was use a 12-oz. package of Make and Mold chocolate Truffle candy wafers and melted them in a double boiler with 3 Tbsp. milk and stirred until smooth.

I also prepared my own crust. I'll use either crushed chocolate cookies or vanilla wafers or crushed graham crackers OR Nutter Butter peanut butter sandwich cookies, 1/4 cup butter, melted and 1/4 cup sugar, mixed together, pressed into a 9" pie plate and placed in a turned off 400o F. oven for 15 minutes-this sets my crust! I kept the rest of the recipe as is!
I plan to share it at the hospital where I volunteer! I did keep the pie as it is without any topping on it! Thank you, Sandy Schwartz, for sharing your recipe! I got it from the new Taste of Home easy Weeknight dinner
recipe book I'd purchased! delowenstein"

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