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No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake

This no bake Strawberry Cheesecake is light, fluffy and loaded with strawberry puree and strawberry pieces! Made with fresh or frozen strawberries and don't forget the whipped cream! 
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword no bake cheesecake, strawberry cheesecake
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 483kcal
Author Ashley Fehr

Ingredients

Crust

  • 2 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs (375g)
  • 1/2 cup melted butter

Cheesecake

  • 1 pound fresh strawberries* (454g)
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 package unflavored gelatin (7g)
  • 3 packages cream cheese (750g or 24oz total)
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered icing sugar (180g)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream cold

Instructions

  • Line a 9" Springform pan with parchment paper (optional -- just helps to remove the cheesecake when it's chilled). 
  • Combine graham cracker crumbs and butter and press into the bottom and 1" up the sides of the Springform pan. Set aside.
  • Wash and chop strawberries. Puree until smooth using a food processor or blender, then strain through a fine mesh strainer. Set aside.
  • Place cold water in a small bowl and sprinkle with gelatin. Set aside to use later.
  • In a large bowl, beat cream cheese with an electric mixer on high speed until smooth. 
  • Add strawberry puree, powdered sugar and vanilla and beat on medium speed until smooth. 
  • Add cream and beat on low until incorporated, then beat on high speed until thickened and fluffy -- this can take a few minutes.
  • Place gelatin in the microwave for 5 seconds on high, then stir just until dissolved. Gradually add to the filling mixture and beat until combined. 
  • Spread cheesecake filling into prepared crust and refrigerate at least 5-6 hours or overnight until thoroughly chilled and set. 
  • Garnish with whipped cream and chopped strawberries as desired.

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Notes

*If using frozen strawberries, thaw and drain before pureeing, then measure out 1 cup strawberry puree. 

Nutrition

Calories: 483kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 109mg | Sodium: 377mg | Potassium: 181mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 25.8% | Vitamin C: 27.1% | Calcium: 9.2% | Iron: 6.2%