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Chocolate Cheese Pie


10 hours
Skill Level
1 pie

This dessert has plenty of surprises. Under the layer of fruit is a rich chocolate and cream cheese filling. And just when you think that's all, there's a crumb crust underneath. Mix up the fruit topping or try you own homemade crumb crust to put your own spin on this delicious recipe.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
10 minutes
Bake Time
35 minutes
Cool Time
3 hours
Chill Time
3 hours
Freeze Time
6 hours


  • 1 package
    cream cheese (8 oz.), softened
  • 3/4 cup
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup
    HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 2
  • 1/2 cup
    whipped cream cold
  • 1
    packaged crumb crust (6 oz.)
  • 1/2 cup
    cherry pie filling or peach pie filling or sliced fresh fruit
  • 1 package
    cream cheese (3 oz.), softened

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
oven oven
mixing bowl mixing bowl
mixer mixer
measuring cups measuring cups
rubber scraper rubber scraper
wire rack wire rack
refrigerator refrigerator

Heat oven to 350°F.


Beat cream cheese, sugar and vanilla in large bowl until well blended. Add cocoa; beat until well blended, scraping sides of bowl and beaters frequently. Add eggs; beat well. Stir in whipping cream. Pour into crust.


Bake 35 to 40 minutes. (Center will be soft but will set upon cooling). Cool to room temperature. Cover; refrigerate several hours or overnight. Serve with pie filling. Cover; refrigerate leftover pie.

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