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No Bake Cheesecake Recipe

On the hunt for easy Easter Dessert Ideas? This luscious No Bake Cheesecake Recipe is perfect for your Spring and Easter celebrating! A simple no bake cheesecake recipe with just 3 ingredients is transformed into beautiful Spring colors and made into a Trifle that’s super easy yet impressive looking.

No Bake Cheesecake Recipe in glasses

Spring is in the air! And after the long Winter, most of the country saw, it’s definitely a welcome sight. With Spring comes a freshness; new grass, flowers popping through the cold ground and the leaves beginning to show again on the trees. Although I love Spring, it’s so hard to decide what I like best…the flavors of Fall; apples, pumpkins, cinnamon or the flavors of Spring; lemon, strawberry, lime…oh the decisions!

One thing I don’t have a hard time deciding is what to serve for Easter. Along with Ham, there must be Deviled Eggs, Salad, Side Dishes and of course an easy Easter Dessert. And this Cheesecake Recipe is super easy, can be made ahead of time and can be changed into any color or flavor you want!

3 ingredient no bake cheesecake recipe

Beginning with cream cheese and adding sugar and whipped topping, the no bake cheesecake filling is simply colored with pretty pastel colors. And then layered it in a mini dessert glass, a sprinkle of graham cracker crumbs between each layer and topped with Whipped Topping and sprinkles.

No Bake Cheesecake Recipe 

The Cheesecake can be layered in any size or shape of glass. I have even used votive candle holders before in a pinch. You can find the dessert glasses online or at most department and kitchen stores, and they are very reasonably priced. You can also mix the Cheesecake up ahead of time, I would suggest filling the glasses the day you serve them. They go together in a snap though.

And in case you would rather make a pie with the filling, you can add the cheesecake mixture in layers to a graham cracker crust. This No Bake Cheesecake Recipe is always a hit!

Dessert glasses with no bake cheesecake pastel colors

This No Bake Cheesecake Recipe can be used a variety of different ways – from the traditional cheesecake, to adding the cheesecake filling to a pie crust – or any flavor you like.

And if you are cooking for two – this No Bake Cheesecake for Two with Berries looks great for an easy weeknight dessert.  

No Bake Cheesecake Recipe

No Bake Cheesecake Recipe 


No Bake Cheesecake Recipe in glasses

No Bake Cheesecake Recipe

Yield: 6 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes


  • 1 (8 oz) package Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup Sugar
  • 1 tub (8 oz) Whipped Topping, thawed - plus some for garnish, optional
  • 2 Graham Crackers, crushed
  • Colors - optional
  • Sprinkles for garnish, optional


  1. Combine softened cream cheese and sugar in a large bowl and beat until smooth
  2. Reserve 1/2 cup of whipped topping for garnish
  3. Fold whipped topping into cream cheese mixture
  4. Transfer to airtight container and place in refrigerator for 3 hours
  5. Remove from fridge and divide into thirds, color each with food coloring - if desired
  6. Transfer into plastic resealable bag or decorator bag fitted with a large round tip
  7. Add graham crackers to resealable bag and crush
  8. Add cheesecake mixture into dessert glasses, adding crumbs between each layer
  9. Top with reserved whipped topping, add sprinkles if desired
  10. Store in refrigerator until ready to serve
  11. Store leftovers in refrigerator


You can layer the cheesecake in any type of glass container, or fill a graham cracker crust and serve as a pie.

Cheesecake mixture can be made ahead of time.

But assemble with graham crackers on the day you are serving, or the crackers will get soggy.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 121Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 14mgSodium: 68mgCarbohydrates: 16gFiber: 0gSugar: 13gProtein: 1g

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  1. I love this! What a pretty dessert, and they will look beautiful on an Easter table.

    1. Madeline from HoosierHomemade says:

      Thanks so much, Sherry!

  2. This is such a FABULOUS idea! I just love tha colours..Looks yammy and beautiful…thanks for sharing

  3. Hi Liz,
    These are so cute!! Do you think that the cheesecake mix would hold up to flavoring ? Was thinking of making each layer: lemon, raspberry or strawberry and blueberry.


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  8. Kelly Roskilly says:

    I made these today for Easter and used a decorative bunny toothpick in each one. So cute!

  9. Looks beautiful! If I make it in a trifle bowl, should I double or triple the recipe? Or is this enough to fill it?

    1. Hi Alyssa, it totally depends on the trifle bowl size. It makes about 3 cups of cheesecake.
      Happy Baking!

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