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Easy Cheesecake Recipe

This easy Cheesecake Recipe is totally no bake and made with just SIX ingredients! Make ahead friendly no bake cheesecake for summer.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword no bake cheesecake recipe
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 465kcal
Author Ashley Fehr



  • 2 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter melted


  • 3 packages regular cream cheese (8oz each for a total of 24 oz or 750g)
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream 30-35% fat ONLY


  • Line a 9" Springform pan with parchment paper for easy removal if desired (totally optional!).
  • Combine graham cracker crumbs and melted butter in a medium bowl. Press into the bottom of the pan and about 1" up the sides.
  • In a large bowl, beat room temperature cream cheese with an electric or stand mixer until it is smooth. 
  • Add the sugar and vanilla and beat on high until smooth.
  • Add the cream, and beat on low until incorporated, then beat on high until thick and fluffy. Adjust sugar to your tastes if desired.
  • Pour cream cheese mixture into prepared crust, cover and refrigerate at least 6 hours, or overnight.
  • Serve with sweetened whipped cream and toppings as desired. Leftovers can be refrigerated up to 3 days.



Calories: 465kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 109mg | Sodium: 305mg | Potassium: 123mg | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 1285IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 84mg | Iron: 0.9mg