The No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake is a delightful, guilt-free dessert that is perfect for celebrating Labor Day or any special occasion without the hassle of traditional baking. This recipe stands out not only for its simplicity and quick preparation but also for catering to those following a keto diet, making it a versatile choice for various dietary preferences.
Starting with a base of keto-friendly graham cracker crumbs mixed with melted butter, ground cinnamon, and nutmeg, this cheesecake offers a spicy and aromatic foundation that contrasts beautifully with the creamy filling. The crust is effortlessly pressed into an 8-inch pie dish and refrigerated, setting the stage for the luscious cheesecake layer.
The filling, a creamy blend of softened cream cheese beaten smoothly with milk and a package of sugar-free, cheesecake-flavored instant pudding mix, creates a thick and smooth consistency that captures the essence of classic cheesecake without the added sugars. This method ensures a quick set-up time and a texture that’s both satisfying and indulgent.
Fresh, sliced strawberries are layered between the cheesecake filling, introducing a natural sweetness and a burst of color that makes this dessert not only delicious but also visually appealing. The strawberries complement the richness of the cheesecake with their freshness and tang, making each bite a perfect balance of flavors.
Chilled in the refrigerator until set, this No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake requires at least an hour to firm up, but the wait is well worth it. The result is a creamy, flavorful dessert that can be enjoyed guilt-free, offering a refreshing and satisfying conclusion to any meal. Whether you’re looking for a keto-friendly option or simply a delicious, easy-to-make dessert, this No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake is sure to impress.
- ¾ cup keto graham, cracker, crumbs
- 3 tablespoons butter, melted
- ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
- ¼ teaspoon ground, nutmeg
- 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
- 1½ cups milk
- 1 (1-ounce) package cheesecake flavor sugar-free instant pudding, mix
- 2 pints fresh, strawberries, sliced
- Mix together graham cracker crumbs, melted butter, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a bowl. See Keto Graham Cracker Recipe in book.
- Press the mixture into an 8-inch pie dish. Refrigerate while making filling.
- Beat cream cheese in a mixing bowl with an electric mixer on medium speed until softened. reduce the speed to low, and gradually beat in milk, a little at a time (mixture will be watery). Use a rubber spatula to scrape cream cheese from the sides of the bowl, if necessary.
- Beat in pudding mix until the filling is thick and smooth. Spoon half of the cream cheese filling into the bottom of the graham cracker crust. Spread half the strawberries over the filling. Repeat cheesecake layer and strawberry layer.
- Chill in refrigerator until set and cold, at least 1 hour.