No-Bake Key Lime Cheesecakes

No-Bake Key Lime Cheesecakes

You guys have probably guessed by now that I love a no-bake cheesecake. If you didn’t already know this then see here, here, and here.

No-Bake Key Lime Cheesecakes

See? I just love ’em! I love them because they are so much easier to make then a regular cheesecake. I’ve been wanting to make some sort of key lime dessert this summer and these no-bake key lime cheesecakes were totally the right choice! They are full of fresh key lime juice and are so summery and wonderful! All of the no-bake cheesecakes I have made slightly differ in texture. Since you are adding key lime juice and condensed milk to this recipe, these don’t set to be quite as stiff as my Irish Cream Cheesecakes. If you can let them set over night, that would be best.

No-Bake Key Lime Cheesecakes

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No-Bake Key Lime Cheesecakes

Yield: 6 servings

Prep Time: 20 minutes (plus chill time)

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 3 tbs. unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 8-ounce package of light cream cheese (or neufchâtel cheese), softened
  • 1 8-ounce tub of whipped topping (plus more for topping if desired), thawed
  • 1/3 cup fresh key lime juice
  • 1 tbs. lime zest (optional)
  • 1/3 cup fat-free sweetened condensed milk

Directions:

  1. Melt the butter in a small microwave-safe bowl. Divide the graham cracker crumbs evenly amongst individual serving bowls or ramekins and press down to make a crust. Drizzle some of the butter over the crumbs in each dish. Place the bowls in the freezer.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat together the cream cheese, whipped topping, key lime juice, zest, and the condensed milk until well-combined.
  3. Remove the bowls from the freezer. Pipe or spoon the filling into each bowl. Add additional whipped topping and other desired toppings. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours before serving (overnight is best).

I use these bowls from Pier 1.

Depending on the size of the bowls or dishes you use, you may find it necessary to make more of the crust.

No-Bake Key Lime Cheesecakes

   

28 comments

  1. Love these cheesecakes and no bake means no waiting! Score…

  2. I could go for one of these right now : ) I haven’t made a no-bake cheesecake in far too long! Love the key lime flavor here!

  3. MUCh easier than making a cheesecake or a key lime pie. I love these Stephanie!

  4. Yum! Love key lime and love key lime cheesecake! What a nice light dessert!!!

  5. I saw this on IG today and I needed to check the recipe! Looks so delicious, and I love that it’s “no-bake” for a beginner baker like myself. :) Very refreshing delicious cheesecake! Pinning!

  6. No-bake cheesecakes are the best, and this is no exception!

  7. I love this cheesecake it is so cute and delicious :D

    Cheers
    CCU

  8. NO bake… you are a woman after my heart… love these. :) I also adore those little trifle cups. Very cute. :)

  9. sounds yummy and easy!

  10. So much easier than regular cheesecakes, and much more fun! Love how refreshing and summery these are!

  11. These look so good! I love no bake cheesecakes too. Especially during the hot summer months! And key lime? Just too good. Thank you for sharing!

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  13. These look so yummy! Pinned! Found you on Pinterest! We’d love for you to come over to our newest link party over at The Inspiration Network: DELISH- a desserts only link party. Bring your desserts and let’s party!!
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    Smiles,
    Melanie and Diana
    The Inspiration Network

  14. I have a horrible combination micro-oven, so no bake-baked goods are so welcomed here!! Thank you much : D

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  20. I am so excited to try these out! Would it be okay in one large pan if I don’t have 6 little cups? What size would you recommend base on the ingredient list?

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  25. After reading this post I definitely had to make this! It was so delicious!

  26. Trying these for the first time… can they be made ahead of time and kept in the fridge? If so how many days ? 

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