No-Bake Chocolate Cheesecake Bars

Easy to make, easier to eat…no bake, make ahead dessert.



  • 1 – 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs (about 1 pack from a package)
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons sugar


  • 8 oz. semi-sweet chocolate, I use Ghiradelli…it’s so good!
  • 4 – 8 oz. pkgs cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 8 oz. whipped topping , thawed (I use Cool Whip)


  1. Line a 13 x 9 inch pan with foil, with the ends extending over sides.
  2. Mix together graham crumbs, butter and 2 tablespoons sugar and press into the bottom of pan.
  3. Refrigerate.
  4. Melt 6 ounces of chocolate and cool slightly. Beat cream cheese, 1/2 cup sugar & vanilla in large bowl with mixer until well blended.
  5. Stir in whipped topping with whisk and then pour half  of the batter into medium bowl.
  6. Stir in melted chocolate.
  7. Pour chocolate/cream cheese batter into crust, spread evenly.
  8. Gently spread remaining plain batter over the chocolate batter.
  9. Melt remaining chocolate & drizzle over the top.
  10. Refrigerate 3 hours or until firm.
  11. Use foil handles to remove cheesecake from pan before cutting to serve.

One thought on “No-Bake Chocolate Cheesecake Bars

  • October 19, 2010 at 9:15 pm

    Very good, but I think I would use less cream cheese and more cool whip…it was a little thick on the cream cheese. A keeper.

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