15 Easter Cheesecake Recipes

a slice of two-layer cheesecake with orange on top and vanilla in the middle, with a graham cracker crust
Photo: Melissa Goff

Smooth, rich, and creamy cheesecake is always welcome on the dessert table. These top-rated cheesecakes are made with spring-inspired flavors like rhubarb, strawberry, lemon, and more. Looking for an Easter cheesecake that will turn heads at your celebration? Browse our collection of 15 Easter cheesecake recipes made to impress.

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Mini Cheesecakes III

dish of four mini cheesecakes with blackberry topping
Kim's Cooking Now

This is certainly the most convenient and adorable way to serve cheesecake on Easter — whether you're serving a crowd or a just couple of people. Reviewer HULAMOMMY says, "This was perfect to curb my cheesecake craving since there are only 4 of us and I didn't want to make a regular sized cheesecake."

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Rhubarb Cheesecake

Rhubarb Cheesecake

Rhubarb season starts in early spring, but the growing season is short so be sure to take advantage while you can! Tart rhubarb is the perfect complement to rich and creamy cheesecake.

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Creamsicle Cheesecake

a slice of two-layer cheesecake with orange on top and vanilla in the middle, with a graham cracker crust
Melissa Goff

One bite of this orange-flavored cheesecake is sure to bring back childhood memories of a favorite ice cream treat. Reviewer Baricat describes it as, "Not a heavy dense cheesecake but light and luscious. It's a fitting happy ending for just about any meal."

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Authentic German Cheesecake

lemon cheesecake with candied lemon topping and lemon sauce
Melissa Goff

"My mom searched for years for an authentic German cheesecake recipe, but Germans use 'quark', an ingredient not readily available in the U.S. This recipe uses cottage cheese in place of quark and makes its own crust while baking," says recipe creator MISS ALIX. This Easter cheesecake is lightly flavored with lemon and vanilla.

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Italian Cream Cheese and Ricotta Cheesecake

slice of Italian cream cheesecake with toppings

Italian cheesecake — which is made with ricotta cheese in addition to cream cheese — is tradition on Easter in many Italian households. It's lighter and fluffier than your standard New York-style cheesecake.

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Carrot Cake Cheesecake

Carrot Cake Cheesecake

Get the best of both worlds with this recipe that combines two of the most classic Easter desserts: carrot cake and cheesecake.

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Neapolitan Cheesecake

cheesecake with strawberry swirl and chocolate crust with strawberry on top

A bittersweet chocolate filling is sandwiched between layers of white chocolate, dark chocolate, and strawberry cheesecake on a chocolate cookie crumb crust.

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Malted Milk Instant Pot® Cheesecake

Malted Milk Instant Pot Cheesecake
Kim's Cooking Now

Fans of malted milk ball candies will love this colorful and festive Easter cheesecake made in the Instant Pot. Be sure to reserve some of the candy to use a decorative topping!

09 of 16

Lemon Meringue Cheesecake

Lemon meringue cheesecake

Two classic desserts, lemon meringue pie and cheesecake, are combined to make one extra special treat that fits right in with the colors and flavors of the season. Allrecipes Allstar My Southern Mess says, "I don't make cheesecakes that often but I have to say this one is near perfect. I love that it didn't need a water bath too."

10 of 16

Strawberry Cheesecake

whole cheesecake with strawberry heart decoration

Be sure to leave plenty of time to make this cake — it needs to be baked, then cooled for an hour, and then chilled for four hours. But according to reviewers, it's well worth the wait: "I have used this recipe many times, it always turns out awesome," says reviewer shari.

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Lemon Souffle Cheesecake with Blueberry Topping

lemon cheesecake slice with blueberry topping

Spring and summer bring one of the best fruity flavor combos: lemon and blueberry. Reviewer suhyounghee describes it as, "The perfect consistency (for me!)--not as dense as a crumbly cheesecake nor as soft as those mousse-y ones."

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Apricot Cheesecake

Apricot Cheesecake
Linda M. Malek

A buttery almond flour crust is topped with a creamy apricot filling, then finished with a 3-ingredient sour cream topping.

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Pineapple Cheesecake

Pineapple cheesecake with slice removed

Make this fruity Easter cheesecake with just five ingredients: cream cheese, white sugar, a can of crushed pineapple, frozen whipped topping (such as Cool Whip), and a prepared graham cracker crust.

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White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake

White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake decorated with raspberries on top
Alberta Rose

The Allrecipes community can't get enough of this top-rated cheesecake recipe — it has more than 3,000 rave reviews from happy home cooks. It'll be a real showstopper on your Easter table.

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Grandmother's Cheesecake

Slice of cheesecake with strawberries on top and alongside

This is a "citrus cheesecake with a shortbread crust," says recipe creator Shirley Brown. "It takes a long time of preparation but it is well worth the wait."

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