What Is an Easy Recipe for No-Bake Cream Cheese Cake?


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An easy no-bake cream cheese cake can be made by topping a mixture of crushed graham crackers, butter and sugar with cream cheese. Fruit and whipped cream can also be added for garnish and extra flavor.

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What Is an Easy Recipe for No-Bake Cream Cheese Cake?
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Easy No-Bake Cream Cheese Cake

Ingredients may be adapted to personal taste and diet. This recipe uses full fat and real sugar.

Prep Time: 40 min.

Inactive Time: 2 hr. 30 min.

Ready In: 3 hr. 10 min.


  • 7 graham crackers
  • 4 tbsp., unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 tbsp., brown sugar
  • 1 lb., cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup, confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup, heavy cream
  • 1 tsp., vanilla extract
  1. Pulverize the graham crackers in a food processor before adding butter and brown sugar and combining them evenly.
  2. Spread the mixture around the bottom of an 8 or 9-inch spring form pan and compress it.
  3. Beat together cream cheese and sugar until smooth. A stand mixer can be used for this. Add the vanilla extract.
  4. Whip the heavy cream to a thick consistency and fold into the cream cheese and sugar mixture.
  5. Transfer the combined cream cheese and whipped cream to the graham cracker base and refrigerate for 2 hours and 30 minutes.
  6. When ready to serve, slide a knife around the edge of the cheese cake on the inside of the spring form pan prior to removal.
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