Oreo Chocolate Cheesecake Parfaits

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Oreo Chocolate Cheesecake Parfaits are the perfect no bake dessert with layers of chocolate, a quick and easy no bake cheesecake and delicious Oreo cookie crumbs!  These are best when made ahead and easy to transport in a mason jar making them the perfect take-along potluck dessert.

Chocolate Cheesecake Parfaits are the perfect no bake dessert with layers of chocolate, cheesecake and delicious Oreo cookie crumbs! These are best when made ahead and easy to transport in a mason jar making them the perfect take-along potluck dessert.

While I actually don’t eat a ton of sweets, I am pretty much ALWAYS up for a good cheesecake and of course I love no-bake desserts (who doesn’t?!). This is literally the most perfect combination of cheesecake and chocolate, it’s both light and rich at the same time.

I have included a recipe for my easy homemade chocolate pudding which is amazing.  It takes a little bit longer, but it’s always worth the effort.  If you’re short on time or would like something really quick, you can certainly substitute a box of instant chocolate pudding instead. Chocolate Cheesecake Parfaits are the perfect no bake dessert with layers of chocolate, cheesecake and delicious Oreo cookie crumbs! These are best when made ahead and easy to transport in a mason jar making them the perfect take-along potluck dessert.

The great thing about this recipe is you can (and should) make it ahead of time and just pop them in the fridge.  For potlucks, I like to make these ahead of time and put a lid on them for travel.  When we arrive at our destination, I remove the lids and quickly top them with some whipped cream (or whipped topping) and a cherry.
Chocolate Cheesecake Parfaits are the perfect no bake dessert with layers of chocolate, cheesecake and delicious Oreo cookie crumbs! These are best when made ahead and easy to transport in a mason jar making them the perfect take-along potluck dessert. To make these chocolatey parfaits mess free, I put my pudding and cheesecake into separate plastic zipper bags and snip off the corner (and if you don’t have a baggy holder, you need one… I use it ALL of the time)!  These are great in mason jars, but can also be served in clear plastic cups or wine glasses depending on the occasion!

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Oreo Chocolate Cheesecake Parfaits

Oreo Chocolate Cheesecake Parfaits are the perfect no bake dessert with layers of chocolate, a quick and easy no bake cheesecake and delicious Oreo cookie crumbs!  These are best when made ahead and easy to transport in a mason jar making them the perfect take-along potluck dessert.

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Ingredients:

Chocolate Layer

  • 1 box of instant chocolate pudding & milk

or

  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup cocoa
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 1/4 cups milk
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Cheesecake Layer

  • 1 1/2 cups cold heavy cream (whipping cream)
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 8 oz cream cheese , softened

Other

  • 1 package Oreo Cookies
  • Whipped cream or whipped topping
  • Cherries

Directions:

  1. Place cookies into a ziploc bag and slightly crush using a rolling pin. You want them broken up but not completely into crushed.
  2. Remove 2 tablespoons of crumbs and set aside for garnish.

Chocolate Layer

  1. Box of Chocolate Pudding prepared according to directions

OR

  1. In a saucepan, combine sugar, cocoa powder, cornstarch and salt, mix well. Add in cold milk, stir until combined.
  2. Turn heat onto medium high stirring constantly until mixture comes to a boil.
  3. Allow to boil for 1 minute while stirring, remove from heat and stir in butter. Cool completely stirring occasionally to avoid a skin forming.

Cheesecake Layer

  1. With an electric mixer, mix heavy cream and powdered sugar until stiff peaks form.
  2. Gently fold in softened cream cheese until mixed.

Parfait Assembly

  1. In a mason jar, layer the pudding, cookies and cheesecake mixtures.
  2. Refrigerate 3 hours or overnight before serving.
  3. Top with whipped cream or whipped topping and reserved cookie crumbs.

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Chocolate Cheesecake Parfaits are the perfect no bake dessert with layers of chocolate, cheesecake and delicious Oreo cookie crumbs!  These are best when made ahead and easy to transport in a mason jar making them the perfect take-along potluck dessert.
Chocolate Cheesecake Parfaits are the perfect no bake dessert with layers of chocolate, cheesecake and delicious Oreo cookie crumbs!  These are best when made ahead and easy to transport in a mason jar making them the perfect take-along potluck dessert.

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Holly

Holly is a wine and cheese lover, recipe creator, shopping enthusiast and self appointed foodie. Her greatest passion is creating in the kitchen and making deliciously comforting recipes for the everyday home cook!

23 comments on “Oreo Chocolate Cheesecake Parfaits”

  1. Looks so good, and who does not Love Oreos!

  2. This looks totally awesome!! I have pinned it later and really look forward to making this for my kiddos!
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  3. I’ll have to try this. The Hubby loves Oreo’s.. And dessert..

  4. Could you use half and half instead of cream?

  5. This looks awesome and could easily be gluten free using Trader Joe’s gluten free Jo-Jos!

  6. How many does this make?

  7. Would you mind if I posted this on my facebook recipe group? I would like to use the photo as well if that is ok. I just wanted to make sure beforehand. =)

  8. This looks great and I would like to try it however, I do not like pudding. Does the chocolate layer sub using cornstarch taste like pudding?

  9. Can you use cool whip instead of the cream

    • I haven’t tried it that way but I have seen recipes that use Cool Whip with cream cheese as a cheesecake. The ratio is 8oz cool whip, 8 oz cream cheese and 1/3 cup sugar. Combine cream cheese and sugar with a mixer and stir in Cool Whip.

  10. Is it okay to skip cream cheese?

  11. These are delicious, I’ve made this recipe a couple times now.

    I was wondering what you think about how far in advance you can make them? What do you think about making them on a Sunday for a Tuesday night?

  12. Trying to fold cream cheese into whipped cream didn’t work so well for me and I even cut it into very small pieces. Maybe it would be better to beat the cream cheese separately first?

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