Cherry Chocolate Chip Pie

This Cherry Chocolate Chip Pie is a delicious dessert that combines the tartness of cherries with the sweetness of chocolate chips. It’s an easy recipe that is perfect for any occasion and can be whipped up in no time!

slice of chocolate cherry pie topped with whipped cream and a cherry on a plate.

We love making simple no-bake recipes like this one because they are quick to make and require minimal cleanup. Plus, who doesn’t love a tasty cherry and chocolate combo?

slice of chocolate cherry pie on a white plate.

❤️ Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • Easy to prepare with no baking required, this Cherry Chocolate Chip Pie is ideal for those looking for a quick yet delectable dessert option.
  • This versatile pie can adapt to any occasion, from festive gatherings to cozy family dinners, and it’s sure to impress your guests every time.
  • With simple ingredients and clear, hassle-free instructions, even baking novices can create a dessert masterpiece with confidence.

🛒Ingredients

bowls of cherries, powdered sugar, cream cheese, chocolate chips, graham cracker crust, cool whip, and pie filling on a counter.

One great thing about this easy recipe is that you only need a few simple ingredients from your local grocery store to help you make this no bake cherry pie recipe. With warm weather on the horizon, you are going to want to save this recipe to make for your next gathering or cookout.

  • graham cracker crust
  • Cream Cheese
  • Powdered Sugar
  • Cherry Pie Filling
  • Cool Whip
  • mini chocolate chips
  • Maraschino Cherries
  • Reddi-whip Whipped Cream

See the recipe card below for quantities.

🔪 How to Make Cherry Chocolate Chip Pie

Making this cherry chip pie is so simple. Just follow these step-by-step instructions and you will have a delicious pie that will wow your friends and family in no time at all.

cream cheese and powdered sugar being mixed with a hand mixer in a glass bowl.

Step 1: Beat together the cream cheese and powdered sugar

In a large mixing bowl mix the Cream Cheese and Powdered Sugar until light and fluffy. 

cherry pie filling being added to cream cheese in a glass mixing bowl.

Step 2: Add the pie filling and cool whip

Add the Pie Filling, and stir well to blend. Add the Cool Whip and the mini chocolate chips, and stir until completely mixed. 

finished chocolate cherry chip pie waiting to get into the fridge

Step 3: Finish and chill

Pour the Filling into the prepared Graham Cracker Crust, and smooth on top.  Sprinkle additional mini chocolate chips on top. Refrigerate for 4 hours.  

Step 4: Slice and serve

To serve, cut in 2 to 3 inch pieces, garnish with Reddi-whip whipped cream, or additional Cool Whip, and top with a Maraschino Cherry.  Enjoy!

📝Variations

Do you want to change up this recipe and make it your own? Here are some ways that you can do that!

  • Ingredient Additions: Experiment with additional ingredients such as nuts, caramel, or different types of chocolate chips to enhance the flavor and texture of the pie.
  • Crust: Instead of using a graham cracker crust try using an Oreo crust or a vanilla wafer crust for this pie.
  • Toppings: Instead of topping with chocolate chips try topping this pie with a drizzle of caramel or chocolate syrup. Chocolate shavings would also look great on the top.

If you love chocolate and cherry together you may also enjoy this Cherry Chocolate Fudge recipe next time.

🥄 Equipment

To make this recipe you will need:

  • Large mixing bowl
  • Electric mixer
  • Rubber spatula
slice of chocolate cherry pie on a white plate.

🥫 Storage

Store the pie covered in the fridge for up to three days. You can cover it with the lid for the pie crust, or with plastic wrap to keep it fresh.

Serve With

This pie is great when served as a dessert for any of your family gatherings or just when you have a craving for a creamy cherry pie. We love pairing it with this French Dip Pull Apart Bread or these Slow Cooker Philly Cheesesteak Bites.

💭 Tips

Here are a few tips to ensure that your Cherry Chocolate Chip Pie is perfect:

  • Make sure your cream cheese is at room temperature before mixing to avoid lumps and ensure a smooth, creamy filling.
  • When adding the Cool Whip, fold it in gently to maintain its fluffiness and keep the filling light.
  • Don’t skip the chilling time! The pie needs to be set properly to slice cleanly, so give it at least 4 hours in the refrigerator.
  • For a beautiful presentation, use a piping bag and star tip to add whipped cream on top, and carefully place your maraschino cherries.
  • To get clean slices, dip your knife in hot water, wipe it dry, and then cut. Repeat between slices.

⁉️ FAQ

Do you have questions about this recipe? Here are the answers to the most commonly asked questions.

Can I make this pie ahead of time?

Absolutely! This Cherry Chocolate Chip Pie can be made up to a day in advance, making it a perfect dessert for planning. Just keep it refrigerated until you’re ready to serve.

Can I freeze this pie?

While you can freeze the pie, it’s worth noting that the texture may change slightly upon thawing. The whipped cream or Cool Whip topping may become less fluffy. If you decide to freeze it, wrap it tightly in plastic wrap to prevent freezer burn.

How do I know when the pie is set and ready to serve?

The pie should be firm to the touch and shouldn’t jiggle when you move it. The minimum recommended chill time is 4 hours, but leaving it in the refrigerator longer can ensure it’s fully set.

🍽 More Cherry Recipes

Do you enjoy cherries? If so, try these delicious recipes:

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slice of chocolate cherry pie topped with whipped cream and a cherry on a plate.

Cherry Chocolate Chip Pie

This Cherry Chocolate Chip Pie is a sweet cream cheese and whipped topping filling that is full of cherries and crunchy chocolate chips on top of a buttery graham cracker crust.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Chill Time: 4 hours
Total Time: 4 hours 20 minutes
Servings: 8 Slices
Calories: 561kcal

Equipment

  • large mixing bowl
  • Electric mixer
  • Rubber spatula

Ingredients

  • 1 graham cracker crust I used Keebler
  • 8 ounces Cream Cheese softened
  • 1 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 21 ounces Cherry Pie Filling
  • 8 ounces Cool Whip plus more for topping
  • 1 ½ cups mini chocolate chips divided
  • 1 small jar of Maraschino Cherries – to top
  • 1 can of Reddi-whip Whipped Cream – to top

Instructions

  • In a large mixing bowl mix the Cream Cheese and Powdered Sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add the Pie Filling, and stir well to blend. Add the Cool Whip and the mini chocolate chips, and stir until completely mixed.
  • Pour the Filling into the prepared Graham Cracker Crust, and smooth on top.
  • Sprinkle additional mini chocolate chips on top. Refrigerate for 4 hours.
  • To serve, cut in 2 to 3 inch pieces, garnish with Reddi-whip whipped cream, or additional Cool Whip, and top with a Maraschino Cherry. Enjoy!

Notes

Any nutritional data I provide is an approximation and actual dietary information can vary based on ingredients and proportion sizes.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Slice | Calories: 561kcal | Carbohydrates: 81g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 246mg | Potassium: 170mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 45g | Vitamin A: 659IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 112mg | Iron: 1mg

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