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Black Forest Cheesecake is a beautiful chocolate cheesecake on an Oreo crust and topped with cherries and cool whip. 
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Black Forest Cheesecake

Black Forest Cheesecake is a beautiful chocolate cheesecake on an Oreo crust and topped with cherries and cool whip. 
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Author: Jill

Equipment

  • Instant Pot

Ingredients

Crust Ingredients

  • 2 C crushed Oreos
  • ¼ C unsalted butter melted

Chocolate Cheesecake Ingredients

  • 2 - 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • ½ C sour cream
  • C sugar
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ C semi sweet chocolate chips melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Topping Ingredients

  • 1 - 12 oz cherry pie filling
  • 1 - 8 oz cool whip
  • 1 container of chocolate sprinkles
  • 1 medium piping bag fitted with a star tip

Instructions

Crust Directions

  • Line the bottom of a 6inch springform pan with parchment paper and spray the sides with pam baking spray
  • Using a food processor, grind up 24 Oreo cookies
  • Mix in the melted butter
  • Press the crushed Oreos into the springform pan
  • Place into the freezer while you make the cheesecake mixture

Cheesecake Directions

  • Using a large mixing bowl, beat together the cream cheese, sugar, and sour cream until combined and smooth
  • Beat in the cocoa powder, melted chocolate and vanilla until combined
  • Beat in 1 egg at a time until combined after each egg
  • 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 35 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

Topping Directions

  • Using a sharp knife, run it around the edge of the springform pan to loosen the crust
  • Remove the springform pan and place the cheesecake onto a serving plate
  • Pipe cool whip around the edge of the cheesecake
  • Spoon cherry pie filling into the center of the cheesecake
  • Sprinkle chocolate sprinkles on top
  • Cut and serve!