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Instant Pot chocolate mint cheesecake
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Instant Pot Mint Chocolate Cheesecake

This is the best Instant Pot Mint Chocolate Cheesecake you can make. This is a creamy, decadent cheesecake that is perfect anytime of year. Using this Instant Pot, this is a hassle free cheesecake that everyone will love.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate mint cheesecake
Servings: 6
Author: Jill

Ingredients

Crust ingredients

  • 2 C crushed Mint Oreo Cookies - about 24-28 cookies
  • ¼ C unsalted butter melted

Mint Chocolate Chip cheesecake ingredients

  • 2 - 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • ½ C sugar
  • 1 TBSP Cornstarch
  • 2 large large eggs
  • 2 tsp pure mint extract
  • 1 ½ C semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 2-4 drop mint green gel food coloring

Chocolate Ganache Ingredients

  • 1 C semi sweet chocolate chips
  • ½ C heavy whipping cream

Instructions

Crust Directions

  • Line the bottom of a 6inch springform pan with parchment paper and spray the sides with pam baking spray
  • Using a large bowl mix the melted butter and the crushed oreos
  • Press the crust into the springform pan
  • Place into the freezer while you make the cheesecake mixture

Mint Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Directions

  • In a small bowl, whisk together the sugar and cornstarch until combined
  • In a large bowl using a hand mixer, beat together the cream cheese and sugar mixture until combined and smooth
  • Beat in the eggs 1 at a time until combined
  • Beat in the mint extract and mint green gel food coloring
  • Fold in the chocolate chips
  • Pour cheesecake mixture into the crust
  • Cover with foil
  • Fill the instant pot with 1 cup of water
  • Place a trivet inside
  • Place the springform pan onto the trivet
  • Close the lid and set to sealing
  • Bake on manual setting high pressure for 40 minutes. Once timer goes off allow to natural release for 20 minutes
  • Remove the lid and use a paper towel to dap onto the foil to remove condensation
  • Carefully remove from the pot and place onto a wire rack and allow to cool completely
  • Place into the fridge overnight

How to Make Chocolate Ganache

  • Using a small pot, heat up the heavy whipping cream until steaming
  • While heavy whipping cream is heating up, place chocolate chips into a heat-proof bowl
  • Once the heavy whipping cream is heated, pour over the chocolate chips
  • Allow to sit for 1 minute before whisking until smooth