No Bake Cheesecake with Chocolate Peppermint Pattie Sauce

No Bake Cheesecake with Chocolate Peppermint Pattie Sauce

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Peppermint is not only for the holiday season. This time of year the cooling sensation can add a refreshing twist to your sweet summer treats. Pair it with some smooth rich chocolate and one thing instantly comes to mind – York Peppermint Patties.

No Bake Cheesecake with York Peppermint Chocolate Sauce

Butch’s favorite dessert is cheesecake so I whipped up a simple batch of no bake cheesecake filling and infused the peppermint pattie flavor with a rich, creamy chocolate sauce.

York peppermint Pattie Chocolate Sauce

I took a bit of a shortcut and melted some Hershey’s® YORK MINIS for the sauce. The new unwrapped, bite-sized minis made it perfectly convenient and it took just a few minutes to transform into a decadent chocolate sauce on the stovetop.

York Peppermint Pattie Sauce

The chocolate sauce can be drizzled on top any dessert – though it’s a pretty tasty addition to the fluffy cheesecake filling sitting on a crunchy bed of chocolate crumbles.

No Bake Cheesecake Mousse with Chocolate Peppermint Pattie Sauce
 
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Serves: 8
Ingredients
No Bake Cheesecake Mousse
  • 1 Package of Cream Cheese (8 Ounces), softened
  • ½ Cup of Powered Sugar (confectioner's sugar)
  • 1½ Teaspoons of Pure Vanilla Extract
  • ½ Teaspoon of Grated Lemon Peel
  • ¾ Cup of Heavy Whipping Cream, whipped
Chocolate Crumb Crust
  • 1 Cup of Chocolate Animal Crackers, crushed
  • 4 Teaspoons of Sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons of Butter, melted
Chocolate York Peppermint Pattie Sauce
  • 1 Cup of York Mini Peppermint Patties
  • ½ Cup of Heavy Whipping Cream
Instructions
No Bake Cheesecake Mousse
  1. Prepare the 'whipped cream' by placing the heavy whipping cream in a stand mixer (or metal bowl and hand mixer) and mixing on medium speed for approximately 9 minutes, or until firm peaks form. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, mix the cream cheese, powdered sugar, vanilla and lemon peel until fluffy.
  3. Fold in the prepared whipped cream.
  4. Place the mousse mixture in a decorator bag (or plastic baggie) and put it in the refrigerator to chill for 15 minutes.
Chocolate Crumb Crust
  1. Combine the crushed animal crackers, sugar and melted butter together in a small bowl and mix well. Set aside.
Chocolate York Peppermint Pattie Sauce
  1. In a small saucepan heat the heavy whipping cream and York minis over medium low heat. Continuously stir until all of the chocolate pieces have melted. Remove from heat and let stand to thicken.
Assemble
  1. Divide the chocolate crumbles into the bottom of 8 dessert dishes.
  2. Drizzle the chocolate peppermint sauce on top of the crumbles.
  3. Pipe the cheesecake mousse into each dish and place back into the fridge.
  4. Prior to serving, drizzle some additional chocolate peppermint sauce on top of each serving and top with a York Mini.

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Comments

  1. Sounds like such a great and easy dessert to make! Besides, who doesn’t love chocolate and cheesecake? Paired together they always make an awesome match!

  2. This looks amazing. I just happen to have a bag of York Mini’s in the cupboard.
    Thanks for the recipe!
    Suzanne

  3. My daughter would love for me to make this for her!

  4. Oh this looks so delicious! My family is not very peppermint friendly, but I love it. This would be something I could make and leave the no bake cheesecake in original state. Then I could prepare different sauces to let my family up to their own choosing?
    Thanks for sharing.

        

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