No-Bake Chocolate Cheesecake
Total TimePrep: 50 min. + chilling
- 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
- 1 cup cold milk
- 4 Milky Way candy bars (2.05 ounces each), sliced
- 1-1/2 cups finely crushed chocolate wafers
- 1/4 cup butter, melted
- 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup heavy whipping cream
- Whipped topping and fresh raspberries or fresh strawberries
- In a large saucepan, combine the milk and gelatin; let stand for 1 minute. Add the candy bars; cook and stir over medium heat for 5 minutes or until candy is melted and gelatin is dissolved. Cool to room temperature, about 45 minutes.
- Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine wafer crumbs and butter. Press onto the bottom and 1 in. up the sides of a greased 9-in. springform pan; set aside.
- In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar and vanilla until smooth. Add chocolate mixture and cream. Beat on high speed for 4 minutes. Pour into prepared crust. Cover and refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.
- Carefully run a knife around edge of pan to loosen. Remove sides of pan. Garnish with whipped topping and berries.
Nutrition Facts1 slice: 327 calories, 25g fat (15g saturated fat), 74mg cholesterol, 247mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.
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May 6, 2011
This cheesecake is amazing! It has never failed to get rave reviews wherever I've taken it. This is probably my favorite cheesecake recipe ever...it's definitely the easiest!