This Chocolate Mousse Cheesecake Factory recipe is a decadent and creamy dessert that will satisfy any chocolate lover’s cravings. With a rich chocolate mousse on top of a creamy cheesecake layer, this dessert is perfect for any special occasion or just as a sweet treat. The best part is that it’s easy to make and will impress all your guests!

Preparation time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 1 hour | Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes | Serves: 8


    • 1 1/2 cups chocolate cookie crumbs
    • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
    • 1 (8 oz) package cream cheese, softened
    • 1/2 cup sugar
    • 2 cups heavy cream
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract
    • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips, melted
    • Chocolate shavings for garnish


  1. In a bowl, mix together the chocolate cookie crumbs and melted butter. Press into the bottom of a 9-inch springform pan to form the crust.
  2. In a separate bowl, beat the cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Gradually add in the heavy cream and vanilla extract until stiff peaks form.
  3. Stir in the melted chocolate until well combined. Pour the mixture over the crust in the springform pan.
  4. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour to set. Top with chocolate shavings before serving.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 480 || Fat: 36g || Carbohydrates: 35g || Protein: 6g

What I Love About This Recipe?

  1. The combination of rich chocolate mousse and creamy cheesecake is a match made in dessert heaven.
  2. It’s easy to make and doesn’t require any baking, making it perfect for any skill level in the kitchen.
  3. The silky texture of the mousse paired with the crunchy cookie crust is a delightful contrast in each bite.
  4. It’s a showstopping dessert that will impress your guests without much effort.
  5. The chocolate shavings on top add a touch of elegance and extra chocolate flavor.

What To Avoid While Making this Recipe?

  1. Avoid overmixing the cheesecake batter as it can cause the mousse to be too dense.
  2. Make sure to refrigerate the cheesecake for at least 1 hour to set properly before serving.
  3. Avoid overheating the chocolate when melting to prevent it from seizing.
  4. Don’t skip the step of adding the vanilla extract for extra flavor in the mousse.
  5. Be careful when removing the sides of the springform pan to prevent the crust from crumbling.

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