Cheesecake is a sure hit dessert among foodies who love the perfect mingling of salty and sweet, with a little tang that wakes up the palate from the addictive creaminess. It may be hard to believe, but cheesecake can be an easy recipe to pull off right in your own kitchen. With a help from non-bake recipes, you'll surely be able to make a divine concoction for your family.
Mini Cherry Cheesecakes (Her Cup of Joy)
This Mini Cherry Cheesecakes from Her Cup of Joy may be one of the easiest recipes for baked cheesecake. The graham cracker crust is all about mixing crushed crackers with sugar and butter. The cheese filling is made with a creamy combination of cream cheese, sugar, cornstarch and lemon juice. Berry lovers can easily swap the cherry topping for berry conserves.
"The perfect party dessert, these mini cherry cheesecakes are irresistibly creamy and so tasty."
For the cheesecake:
- 2 packages of cream cheese, room temperature (8 oz each)
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 2 eggs, room temperature
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
For the crust:
- 2/3 cup crushed graham crackers (about 5 sheets)
- 1/4 cup butter, melted
- 2 tablespoons sugar
For the topping:
- 1 can of dark cherry topping, or fresh fruits
- chocolate shavings, optional
Healthy Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake Dip (Desserts With Benefits)
Desserts With Benefits has a recipe called Healthy Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake Dip, a creamy sweet dip bursting with flavors of two of the most popular items on the dessert case! Think of a deconstructed pumpkin pie cheesecake - take the cheese layer and the pumpkin topping, mix together and the result is a mouthwatering creamy dip for fruits, gingersnaps, graham crackers and whatever else you may have in mind!
"'Pumpkin Pie' and 'Cheesecake' certainly don’t come to mind when you are thinking of a healthy snack, but sure enough, this sweet, thick, rich, and creamy Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake Dip is… actually good for you!"
- 16oz Low Fat Cottage Cheese*
- 1 cup 100% Pure Pumpkin Puree
- 2 tsp Stevia Extract
- 1 tsp Apple Cider Vinegar
- 2 tsp Pumpkin Pie Spice
- 2 tsp Ground Cinnamon
Easy Healthy No-Bake Mini Cheesecakes (Super Healthy Kids)
If you're in love with cheesecake but you're trying to keep your waistline in check or you just don't have the time to make dessert at home, then Super Healthy Kids has a great solution for you - a lovely recipe called Easy Healthy No-Bake Mini Cheesecake! It's as easy as layering graham crust, cheesecake cream and fruit toppings on a jar and popping it in the fridge. The finished product is amazing!
"If your Greek yogurt is thin or watery you can strain it in a few layers of cheesecloth for a few hours to remove extra moisture. If you’d like a little lemon or lime flavor to your cheesecakes try adding the zest of 2 of which you prefer. You have so many options!"
- 1 cup – dates, pitted
- 1 cup – cashews
- 1/8 teaspoon – salt
- 2 cup – cream cheese
- 1 cup – Greek yogurt, plain
- 1/3 cup – honey
- 2 tablespoon – lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon – vanilla extract
- 1/8 teaspoon – salt
- 1 cup – strawberries
- 1 cup – raspberries
Ludy's Kitchen Healthy Tip:
Substitute Greek yogurt for whipped cream as a topping for desserts or fresh fruits. Similarly, you can also use it as a substitute for sour cream for savory dishes like baked potatoes or skewer dip.
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