I love cheesecake and even more, I love a no-bake cheesecake! These crowd-pleasing no-bake cheesecake recipes are sure to make your guests happy.
Easy No-Bake Cheesecake Recipes
Cheesecake is one of those desserts that usually makes everyone around the table give a little sigh of contentment. Creamy, rich filling on top of a crisp crust? Oh yeah. No-bake cheesecake keeps prep time minimal which helps when you need cheesecake without all the work!
You can add in lots of flavors to your cheesecake, like cherries, strawberries, pumpkin, and more. I’ve included all different kinds of no-bake cheesecake recipe options, some topped with fruit, some packed with chocolate, and others with Oreo cookies! I’m sure you’ll find something that pleases just about everyone.
1. No-Bake Cheesecake
The simplest cheesecake ever, and the classic! This no-bake cheesecake is made with cream cheese, Cool Whip, sugar, and sour cream for extra richness and flavor. Top with cherry pie filling for the ultimate finish.
2. 3-Ingredient No-Bake Cheesecake
Even easier than my no-bake cheesecake recipe, my 3-ingredient no-bake cheesecake could not be quicker to make! It only takes 10 minutes to put together so you can have dessert ready fast.
3. No-Bake Oreo Cheesecake
Love Oreos? Try my no-bake Oreo cheesecake. It’s, rich, creamy, and has lots of crumbled Oreos both in the filling and on top.
4. No Bake Oreo Cheesecake Dessert
Another way to use Oreos is in my no bake Oreo cheesecake dessert. You’ll take Golden Oreos and top them with delicious cheesecake filling and lots of whipped cream and berries. A perfect summer dessert.
5. No-Bake Cherry Cheesecake
This is another no-bake cheesecake recipe that’s a familiar favorite. You’ll add cool whip for extra creaminess and top it with cherry pie filling. Use blueberry pie filling for a No-Bake Blueberry Cheesecake!
6. No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake Cups
These no-bake pumpkin cheesecake cups are a great make-ahead dessert to serve at a party. You layer crumbled cookies with creamy pumpkin cheesecake filling and whipped cream in cute jars. A fun and festive way to treat your guests to something sweet.
7. No Bake Chocolate Cheesecake
Mmm, I love a chocolate cheesecake, it’s so rich and decadent! My no-bake chocolate cheesecake recipe is loaded with chocolate flavor and it’s another quick to prepare cheesecake option.
8. No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake
Save this no bake pumpkin cheesecake recipe for your fall parties, although if you love pumpkin you can eat it all year round! Pumpkin and seasonal spices make this one really special.
9. Strawberry No Bake Cheesecake Pie
Need a pretty spring dessert? Try this strawberry no bake cheesecake pie with a pretzel graham cracker crust. Top with whipped cream and sliced strawberries.
10. No-Bake Cheesecake Bars
These no-bake cheesecake bars are perfect for a crowd! They’re prepared in a rectangular baking pan rather than a cake pan to make slicing them super easy. Classic cheesecake flavor in a handheld bar.
No-Bake Cheesecake Recipe FAQs
No-bake cheesecake filling is made with a combination of cream cheese, sugar, heavy cream or sour cream, and flavorings like vanilla extract. There’s no baking involved—just mix all the ingredients together for a smooth, creamy filling perfect for crustless pies or other desserts!
No-bake cheesecake is different from a baked version, but that doesn’t mean it’s any less delicious! The texture of no-bake cheesecakes tends to be creamier and lighter than their baked counterparts. And because you don’t need an oven, they’re a snap to make—perfect for busy weeknights.
The key to a firm no-bake cheesecake is letting it chill for several hours, or even overnight. This allows the cream cheese and other ingredients to set up and become firmer. To make sure your cheesecake stays firm, you can even pop it in the freezer for an hour or two before serving.
If you’re in a hurry, you can add unflavored gelatin to your no-bake cheesecake filling to help it set faster. Make sure to follow the instructions on the package for the best results. You can also place your cheesecake in the freezer to speed up the process.
If your no-bake cheesecake is soggy, it’s likely because there wasn’t enough chilling time. Make sure you give the cheesecake plenty of time to set up properly in the refrigerator or freezer before serving.
If your no-bake cheesecake is hard, it’s likely because it was over-chilled or your refrigerator runs a little cold. Try taking the cheesecake out of the refrigerator a few minutes before serving to let it soften up a bit.