Chocolate Cheesecake Dip with Cherries

This Chocolate Cheesecake Dip with Cherries is full of rich, sweet, and tangy chocolate cheesecake flavor along with an extra blast of sweetness from cherry pie filling. It’s as decadent as it is easy to make.

chocolate cheesecake dip with cherries on top in a pie plate

When it comes to desserts for a crowd, we’re all about cheesecake dip. It’s rich, decadent, and ridiculously easy to make. That means we look like heroes, but we have to do minimal work. You can’t beat that!

chocolate cheesecake dip with cherries on top on a graham cracker

❤️ Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • It uses simple ingredients you can find at your local grocery store.
  • It’s ready in just about 30 minutes.
  • It’s full of tangy and sweet chocolate cheesecake and cherry flavor.

🛒Ingredients

cream cheese, cherry pie filling, chocolate pudding mix, sugar, graham crackers, nilla wafers, and white chocolate ingredients

You just need a few simple ingredients that you can snag at your local grocery store to make this recipe. There’s nothing fancy here. Be sure to check out the recipe card at the end of the post for exact amounts.

  • Softened cream cheese
  • Brown sugar
  • Sugar
  • Instant chocolate pudding mix
  • Vanilla
  • Milk
  • Cherry pie filling
  • White chocolate

🔪 How to Make Chocolate Cheesecake Dip with Cherries

This recipe comes together in a flash and then chills for just 20 minutes. You’ll be in and out of the kitchen in about half an hour.

Step 1: Combine the Cream Cheese and Sugar

Beat the cream cheese, sugar, and brown sugar in a medium bowl until light and fluffy.

cream cheese and chocolate pudding being mixed in a glass mixing bowl

Step 2: Add the Pudding

Add the chocolate pudding mix, vanilla extract, and milk to the mixture and beat again. Spread into a pie pan.

cherries being poured onto of dip

Step 3: Top with Cherry Pie Filling

Spread the cherry pie filling evenly over the chocolate cheesecake mixture. Then, shave curls of white chocolate all over the top of the dip using a vegetable peeler.

Step 4: Chill

Chill for at least 20 minutes. Then, serve with cookies, vanilla wafers, or graham crackers.

📝Variations

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

  • Cheesecake Flavors – Use different puddings to make different flavored cheesecake dip.
  • Cherry Pie Filling – Use your favorite pie filling in conjunction with your favorite pudding mix to change things up.
  • White Chocolate – Use whipped cream instead of white chocolate for topping.

If this dip is calling your name, then check out our Oreo Cheesecake Dip.

chocolate cheesecake dip with cherries on top

🥄 Equipment

  • Measuring cup and spoon
  • Vegetable peeler
  • Mixing bowl
  • Pie plate

🥫 Storage

Store this chocolate cheesecake dip in the refrigerator in an air-tight container for up to 4 days. Do not freeze it.

💭 Tips

  • A hand mixer is your best bet for this recipe. It allows you to really combine everything well.
  • This dip is ready to go in 20 minutes, but it’s even better when chilled for a few hours or overnight.
  • Be SURE you use instant pudding. Regular pudding will not nset.

⁉️ FAQ

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

How does instant pudding work?

Instant pudding thickens without cooking because it uses a dried instant starch that readily absorbs liquid. When the milk hits it, it expands and thickens the pudding.

Why is my chocolate cheesecake dip thin?

If you accidentally used cook-and-serve pudding, your dip will be thin because the pudding won’t thicken.

What is cheesecake dip?

It’s a cream cheese-based dip that mimics the flavor of cheesecake.

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🧾Recipe Card

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chocolate cheesecake dip with cherries on top in a pie plate

Chocolate Cheesecake Dip with Cherries

This chocolate cheesecake dip with cherries is loaded with the rich, sweet, and tangy flavors of cheesecake and sweet cherry pie filling.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 397kcal

Equipment

  • Mixing Bowl
  • pie plate
  • Vegetable peeler

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces Cream Cheese softened
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 3.9 ounces instant chocolate pudding mix
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ cup milk
  • 21 ounces cherry pie filling
  • Bar of white chocolate for garnish
  • Graham crackers and vanilla wafers for dipping

Instructions

  • To a medium bowl add the softened cream cheese and the brown sugar and white sugar and beat with the mixer until light and fluffy.
  • Next add in the chocolate pudding mix, vanilla extract, and milk. Beat again until everything is combined.
  • Spread the dip into a pie pan.
  • Spread the cherry pie filling over the top.
  • Using a vegetable peeler, peel curls off the white chocolate bar for the top of the dip.
  • Chill in the fridge for 20 minutes before serving.

Notes

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

Nutrition

Serving: 1Serving | Calories: 397kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 410mg | Potassium: 241mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 744IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 83mg | Iron: 1mg

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