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These two recipes are easy cheesecake recipes that take minutes to make, but taste like you worked hard to create this delicious dessert!

Cheesecake Recipes List

If you enjoyed these two recipes, make sure to check out our other cheesecake recipes for more ideas!

Simple Cheesecake Recipe #1

Cheesecake is a rich, delicious dessert that everyone seems to enjoy. It is believed that the first cheesecake was created on the Greek Island of Samos and may have been used to give energy to athletes at the first Olympic games in 776 BC. It was also often served as wedding cake in that culture.

When the Romans conquered Greece, the recipe was one of the many spoils of war. They modified the dessert to include crushed cheese and eggs and served it on special occasions.

As the Romans expanded their empire, the dessert spread through Europe. It became popular in different cultures and adaptations were made with ingredients being added that were native to each region.

Cheesecake. Stacked. With Caramel. What?!

By the 18th century, the cheesecake would start more closely resembling the dessert we know and love today.

Of course, anyone who has visited the Cheesecake Factory knows that cheesecake can be made featuring any number of flavors to please a wide variety of palettes.

And while exploring different recipes, some chefs may be happy to find out that cheesecake doesn’t necessarily have to be baked. A no bake recipe can save you a lot of time in the kitchen not to mention the natural resources it takes to heat the dessert.

Our easy no bake cheesecake recipe has the smooth, creamy flavor of cheesecake without the worry of baking. Our recipe uses a pre-made graham cracker pie crust to make assembly even simpler. All you have to do is mix together the ingredients, fill the pie crust and chill. It doesn’t get any easier than this!

Cheesecake. Eat it plain or coat and serve. It's YOUR cheesecake, after all. 🙂

And for those of you who want to explore your options, we offer a variation on the recipe that includes a sour cream and sugar topping.

Cheesecake is so delicious and with this simple, no bake recipe, you really have no excuse not to make it for your family today. It will be sure to bring a smile to their faces.

Easy Cheesecake Recipe #2

This is an easy baked cheesecake recipe that is topped with a delicious sour cream and sugar topping. It is crustless, but you can easily add a graham cracker crust before filling your pie plate. It gets rave reviews at every family gathering!

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Cheesecake Recipes

Easy Cheesecake #1


  • Author: Moms Who Think
  • Total Time: 4 hours 15 minutes
  • Yield: 1 Cheesecake 1x

Description

Cheesecake is so delicious and with this simple, no bake recipe, you really have no excuse not to make it for your family today. It will be sure to bring a smile to their faces.


Ingredients

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  1. graham cracker pie crust
  2. 8 ounce package soft cream cheese
  3. 1/3 cup sugar
  4. 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  5. 1 cup sour cream
  6. 8 ounces Cool Whip, slightly thawed

Instructions

  1. Beat cream cheese until smooth, add sugar and mix well. Add sour cream and vanilla, mix well. Fold in Cool Whip.
  2. Spoon into pie crust and chill for 4 hours.
  • Prep Time: 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 4 Hours
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: simple cheesecake recipe

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Mamas easy Cheesecake recipe

Easy Cheesecake Recipe #2


  • Author: Moms Who Think
  • Total Time: 50 Minutes
  • Yield: 1 Cheesecake 1x

Description

This is an easy baked cheesecake recipe that is topped with a delicious sour cream and sugar topping.


Ingredients

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  1. 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  2. 2/3 cup sugar
  3. 3 large eggs
  4. 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  5. 3 Tablespoons sugar
  6. 8 ounces sour cream
  7. 1 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

  1. Beat cream cheese, 2/3 cup sugar, 3 eggs, and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla with mixer until smooth. Pour into well greased 9 inch pie plate.
  2. Bake 22 to 25 minutes at 350 degrees F. Turn oven off. Remove cheesecake and cool for 5 minutes.
  3. Combine 3 Tablespoons sugar, sour cream, and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Spread over warm cheesecake and return to oven for 5 minutes.
  4. Cool and refrigerate.
  • Prep Time: 20 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 Minutes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: Easy Cheesecake Recipe