Best No-Bake Cheesecake


This is an amazing recipe for cheesecake with whipping cream and cream cheese that I just threw together one day — no oven, no eggs. Everyone loves it so much, that it doesn't last long. This is good with any kind of canned or fresh fruit.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Additional Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
8 hrs 30 mins
1 springform pan


  • 1 ½ cups graham cracker crumbs

  • cup packed brown sugar

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • cup butter, melted

  • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese

  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice

  • 1 pint heavy whipping cream

  • cup white sugar

  • 1 (21 ounce) can cherry pie filling


  1. Stir together graham cracker crumbs, brown sugar, and cinnamon in a small bowl. Add melted butter and mix well. Press into the bottom of an 8- or 10-inch springform pan. Chill until firm.

    Overhead shot of graham crackers crust being pressed into a springform pan

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  2. Beat together cream cheese and lemon juice in a medium bowl until soft. Add whipping cream and beat with an electric mixer until the batter becomes thick. Add sugar and continue to beat until stiff.

    Overhead shot of whipped ingredients for no-bake cheesecake filling in a bowl

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  3. Pour into chilled crust, and top with pie filling or fresh fruit. Chill for several hours or overnight.

    Overhead shot of cheesecake filling being placed in pan with graham cracker crust

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  4. Just before serving, remove the sides of the springform pan.

    Side shot of the Best No-Bake Cheesecake recipe, with a slice cut out and strawberries on top

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

459 Calories
34g Fat
36g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 459
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 34g 43%
Saturated Fat 21g 104%
Cholesterol 109mg 36%
Sodium 236mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 36g 13%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 2mg 12%
Calcium 71mg 5%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 152mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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