No bake cheesecake slice

No-Bake Cheesecake

A simple 5 ingredient no-bake cheesecake recipe that can be made completely from scratch!!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cheesecake, no bake cheesecake
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Chilling Time 4 hours
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12 slices
Calories 250kcal
Author Sam Merritt


  • 1 9" or 10" graham cracker crust prepared in springform pan (please click link for graham cracker crust recipe)
  • 16 oz cream cheese softened to room temperature (450g)
  • 1 cup powdered sugar (150g)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup sour cream (75g)
  • 1 1/2 cup heavy cream (355ml)
  • Additional whipped cream for topping, optional


  • Place cream cheese in a large bowl and, using an electric mixer, beat until smooth and creamy.
  • Add powdered sugar and stir until combined.
  • Stir in vanilla extract and lemon juice, pausing to scrape down the sides and bottom of the bowl.  
  • Add sour cream and stir well.  
  • Pour heavy cream into a separate, medium-sized bowl (preferably a chilled metal bowl).  Whisk on high speed (preferably using an electric mixer) until stiff peaks are achieved.
  • Fold your whipped cream into cream cheese mixture until smooth and well-combined.  
  • Spread cheesecake mixture evenly over prepared graham cracker crust.  
  • Cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours or overnight.  Top with additional whipped cream before cutting and serving, if desired.



Serving: 1slice | Calories: 250kcal