Peppermint Cheesecake with Cocoa Pebbles Pie Crust

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Possibly my favorite holiday flavor is peppermint. Add that to something chocolate & I’m hooked. So while brainstorming a dessert for a holiday party I couldn’t let go of the idea of peppermint + chocolate. I decided to take one of my all-time favorite cereals, Cocoa Pebbles & turn it into a “pie crust”, if you will. Combined with marshmallows & some butter (totally necessary!) I then molded it along the shape of a springform pan. Just like that you have your pie crust! Easy peasy–perfect for when you’re rushing between work & that holiday party. Truth be told, the most time consuming part of this recipe is going to the grocery store to get the ingredients. Luckily, you can now purchase Post Cereals online which makes this recipe a no brainer! Check out their awesome new flavors & order your Cocoa Pebbles now just in time to make this for the holidays.

Cocoa Pebbles Pie Recipe

I filled my Cocoa Pebbles pie crust with a super simple cheesecake infused with crushed peppermint. If you’re not a fan of cheesecake, don’t fret! You can fill it with a premade cake (just make sure the sizing will work), ice cream, egg-free cookie dough, or even a premade pie filling. Post just released a new cereal, Ice Cream Pebbles, that I’m DYING to try! Imagine how tasty that would be as a pie crust with actual ice cream in the middle?!

Cocoa Pebbles Pie Recipe

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Peppermint Cheesecake with Cocoa Pebbles Pie Crust
 
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 1 pie
Ingredients
  • for the crust:
  • 1 11oz box of Cocoa Pebbles
  • 1 bag of marshmallows
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • for the filling:
  • 16 oz cream cheese
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp lemon juice
  • ¼ cup crushed peppermint/candy cane
Instructions
  1. In medium saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Once melted, add in marshmallows. Stir continuously until melted.
  2. Line medium mixing bowl with butter. Pour entire bag of Cocoa Pebbles into bowl. Add in marshmallow mixture. Stir until each piece is covered in marshmallow.
  3. Let cool for 5 minutes. While cooling, spray springform pan with baking spray.
  4. Pour Cocoa Pebbles mixture into springform pan. Spread it along the bottom & sides of the pan until completely covered. Press down with your hands to secure Pebbles into place.
  5. While mold is setting, in separate mixing bowl, combine all filling ingredients. Beat with electric mixer until smooth (low-medium speed).
  6. Pour filling into Pebbles pie mold & spread with spatula until smooth.
  7. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until filling & crust have set. Release side of springform, serve, & enjoy!
Supplies
medium saucepan
mixing spoon
medium mixing bowl
baking spray
springform pan 9in dia.
large mixing bowl
electric mixer
spatula

Cocoa Pebbles Peppermint Cheesecake

Cocoa Pebbles Peppermint Cheesecake

***Thank you Post Foods for sponsoring this post!

Comments

  1. Ali says

    OMG I love Cocoa Pebbles so I need this recipe in my life! Also really want to try that ice cream flavor one it sounds so cool! Love your site!

  2. says

    This looks amazing! I really wish I could just order this from you haha! I would really like to make this, but I am sure I would eat the entire thing!

    Feel free to stop by my blog and join my link-up! Have a lovely week!

    Denise | Fashion Love Letters

    • Caitlin says

      Haha it’s so delicious–I basically ate it all too!! It’s super easy to make though so definitely give it a shot! xo

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