The Best No Bake Mini Cheesecakes
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The Best No Bake Mini Cheesecakes

These no bake mini cheesecakes are for those days when you want luxurious, creamy, New York-style cheesecake but without all the work.
Course Dessert
Cuisine North American
Keyword Easter, Easy, Mother's Day
Prep Time 30 minutes
Chill Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 30 minutes
Servings 24 mini cheesecakes
Calories 159kcal
Author Jolina

Ingredients

Crust

  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs see notes
  • 4 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter melted
  • Pinch salt

Filling

  • 2 8-oz blocks cream cheese softened
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup mascarpone cheese chilled
  • 1 cup heavy cream chiled

Instructions

  • If using a mini cheesecake pan with removable bottom, lightly grease sides and bottom of each cavity. If using a cupcake pan, line the pan with cupcake liners. Set aside (see notes). 
  • In a large bowl, combine all ingredients for the crust until evenly moist. Scoop a heaping tablespoon into each cavity/cupcake cup and press firmly down into the bottom of the pan (see notes). Chill while preparing the filling.
  • In another large bowl, beat 2 blocks of cream cheese, 1 tsp vanilla and 1 cup sugar until smooth and incorporated (about 2-3 minutes on medium speed). 
  • In a separate bowl, whisk 1/2 cup mascarpone cheese and 1 cup heavy cream until they form stiff peaks (about 2-3 minutes on medium/high speed). Fold into your cream cheese mixture.
  • Transfer the filling into your prepared pan and chill 4-6 hours or until set (preferably overnight). Serve with your favourite toppings (optional).

Notes

  1. This recipe yields 24 cheesecakes so you would need 2 standard size (12-cavity) pans.
  2. I use prepared graham cracker crumbs which are very finely crushed.
  3. I usually use a shot glass to pack in the crust. You can also use the back of a spoon.

Nutrition

Calories: 159kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 53mg | Potassium: 19mg | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 330IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 0.3mg