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No Bake Cherry Cheesecake

Sweet cherries on top of a creamy cheesecake with an oreo cookie crust. This No Bake Cherry Cheesecake is so unbelievably easy to make, and only takes 30 minutes!
Prep Time2 hrs 20 mins
Total Time2 hrs 20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheesecake, cherry, no bake
Servings: 8 -10
Calories: 431kcal
Author: Jacqui

Ingredients

For the Crust

  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter melted
  • 1 cup crushed Oreo cookies Glutino if gluten free

For the Filling

  • 2 8oz packages cream cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream cold
  • 3/4 tsp cream of tar tar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

For the Topping

  • 3 cups pitted cherries
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp corn starch
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract

Instructions

For the Crust

  • Grease a 9-inch springform pan and set aside.
  • In a bowl mix together crushed Oreos and melted butter.
  • Press evenly into bottom of springform pan.

For the Filling

  • In a stand mixer beat together cream cheese, sugar, lemon juice, and vanilla extract until smooth. Place into a second bowl and set aside.
  • With a clean bowl in a stand mixer, add whipping cream and cream of tar tar. Whip on med-low until it forms stiff peaks (about 3-5 minutes).
  • Add cream cheese to whipped cream until just mixed together.
  • Pour into springform pan and spread evenly.

For the Topping

  • Add cherries, sugar, vanilla extract, and lemon juice to a saucepan over medium heat.
  • Whisk together water and corn starch, and pour into saucepan.
  • Stirring frequently, bring to a boil. Once boiling, turn heat down until sauce begins to thicken.
  • Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  • Once cooled, pour over cheesecake.
  • Cover cheesecake and refrigerate for 2-3 hours before serving.

Notes

You can sub in gluten free chocolate "oreo" cookies (like glutino) for the same amount in this recipe.
If you don't have a stand mixer, an electric hand mixer should work.

Nutrition

Calories: 431kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 111mg | Potassium: 237mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 40g | Vitamin A: 820IU | Vitamin C: 6.1mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 1.9mg