“My family loves to enjoy cheesecake for dessert on special occasions. But with all the cleaning and preparations I have to do to host company, it can be hard to find the time to make an impressive cheesecake,” Gierhart said. “That’s why I love this no-bake recipe! It takes just five minutes to make. And since it has more cream cheese than other no-bake cherry cream cheese pie recipes we still get the cheesecake flavor that we love.”
Read on for simple, step-by-step instructions.
No-Bake Cherry Cheesecake Pie by Erin Gierhart – State of Dinner
Yield: 8 servings
Prep time: 5 minutes
Chill/Set Time: 4 hours
1 prepared 9-inch graham cracker crust
2 packages (8 ounces each) full-fat cream cheese, softened to room temperature
1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
½ cup lemon juice
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 can (21 ounces) cherry pie filling
- In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese on medium-high speed using a stand or hand mixer, until the cream cheese is light and fluffy.
- Reduce your mixer speed to low and slowly add in the sweetened condensed milk, lemon juice, vanilla extract and stir until they are completely mixed in.
- Pour the cream cheese mixture into your prepared graham cracker crust. Place in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours.
- When you are ready to serve, pour the cherry pie filling over the center of the pie.
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