Chocolate-Peppermint Cheesecake


A delicious blend of chocolate and peppermint, a favourite festive mix. Creamy chocolate cheesecake, frosty peppermint and luscious whipped cream. A beautiful and delectable cheesecake recipe!

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Additional Time:
5 hrs
Total Time:
6 hrs 5 mins
16 servings, 1 slice (82g) each


  • 1 ¼ cups chocolate cookie baking crumbs

  • ¼ cup butter, melted

  • 3 (250 g) packages PHILADELPHIA Chocolate Brick Cream Cheese, softened

  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract

  • 3 eggs

  • ½ cup whipping cream

  • 1 tablespoon white sugar

  • 1 candy cane, crushed


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Mix baking crumbs and butter; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan.

  3. Beat cream cheese and 3/4 cup sugar in large bowl with mixer until blended. Add extract; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended; pour over crust.

  4. Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until centre is almost set. Run knife around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim. Refrigerate cheesecake 4 hours.

  5. Beat cream in separate bowl with mixer on high speed until soft peaks form. Gradually add remaining sugar, beating until stiff peaks form; spoon over cheesecake. Sprinkle with crushed candy.


Prepare using plain PHILADELPHIA Brick Cream Cheese, and blending 4 oz. melted BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate into cheesecake batter before pouring over crust and baking as directed.


For a change of pace, prepare using your favourite extract, such as almond or orange, and omitting the candy cane garnish.


Enjoy a serving of this rich and indulgent treat on special occasions.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

325 Calories
21g Fat
30g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 325
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 27%
Saturated Fat 12g 58%
Cholesterol 97mg 32%
Sodium 234mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 23g
Protein 5g
Calcium 14mg 1%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 38mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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