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.

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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!

Delicious on their own, you can add even more flavor to your cheesecake recipes with your favorite toppings. Some great options include fresh fruit, graham cracker crumbs, pumpkin, and more.

No matter what you’re in the mood for, there’s a no-bake cheesecake option for you. This list includes a variety of flavors. Some options feature sweet fruit, others packed in lots of chocolate chocolate, and others loaded up on 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 mixture features a cream cheese mixture for the filling. All you need is cream cheese, Cool Whip, sugar, and sour cream to create a creamy consistency and tangy flavor. Remove the cake from its 9-inch springform pan, and top it with cherry pie filling for the ultimate finish.

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No-Bake Cheesecake
No-Bake Cheesecake is the perfect quick and easy, no-bake dessert! Made with light, simple ingredients—cream cheese, cool whip, sour cream, and sugar—this no-bake Cheesecake guarantees to be a hit!
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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! All you need are ten minutes to put it together, meaning you can dessert on the table fast.

3-Ingredient No-Bake Cheesecake
You won't believe how easy it is to make this 3-ingredient no-bake cheesecake! You're only 10 minutes away from a creamy, decadent dessert!
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3. No-Bake Oreo Cheesecake

Love Oreos? Try my no-bake Oreo cheesecake. Rich, creamy, and made with lots of crumbled Oreos both in the filling and on top, it’s a cookies and creme lover’s dream.

No-Bake Oreo Cheesecake
This No-Bake Oreo Cheesecake is the perfect dessert for those days when you don’t want to turn on the oven! It’s rich, creamy, and loaded with everyone’s favorite cookies!
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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 for a perfect summer dessert.

No Bake Oreo Cheesecake Dessert in a glass baking dish
No Bake Oreo Cheesecake Dessert
This No-Bake Oreo Cheesecake is the perfect summer no-bake dessert! Made with Golden Oreos, cream cheese, pudding, and cool whip!
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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!

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No-Bake Cherry Cheesecake
No-Bake Cherry Cheesecake is the perfect quick and easy, no-bake dessert!
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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.

No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake Cups
Indulge your love of pumpkin with these No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake Cups! All fall flavors we love the most, and did I mention you don't have to bake it?!
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7. No Bake Chocolate Cheesecake

Mmm, I love the rich, decadent taste and texture of chocolate cheesecake! And this recipe is by far the best! Melted butter combines with cookie crumbs to create a crust.

Then, we combine full-fat cream cheese, sugar, cocoa powder, and vanilla for the filling. Loaded with chocolate flavor, it’s another quick-to-prepare cheesecake option everyone will love.

No Bake Chocolate Cheesecake
This easy no-bake chocolate cheesecake is rich, creamy, and full of chocolate flavor!
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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.

No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake
This No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake is a festive fall dessert loaded with cozy spices, pumpkin, and tangy cream cheese. No oven required, so it’s a cinch to make!
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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.

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Strawberry No Bake Cheesecake Pie
This creamy, beautifully pink cheesecake is loaded with strawberries. The pretzel graham cracker crust does need to be baked, but it's so worth it.
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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 bars.
No-Bake Cheesecake Bars
Need a fast recipe to serve a crowd? These no-bake cheesecake bars with a fluffy filling on top of a buttery crisp graham cracker crust will make everyone happy.
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No-Bake Cheesecake Recipe FAQs

What is no-bake cheesecake filling made of?

No-bake cheesecake filling features a combination of cream cheese, sugar, heavy whipping cream, or sour cream. Many variations also include additional flavorings such as vanilla extract or cocoa powder.

Unlike traditional cheesecake recipes, you do not have to spend any time baking. Just mix all the ingredients for a smooth, creamy filling perfect for crustless pies or other desserts!

Is no-bake cheesecake as good as baked?

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.

How do you keep a no-bake cheesecake firm?

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. 

How do you make a no-bake cheesecake set faster?

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. 

Why is my no-bake cheesecake soggy?

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. 

Why is my no-bake cheesecake hard?

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. 

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