About the Recipe
Skip the oven and satisfy your sweet tooth with a quick-fix recipe for Easy No-Bake Cheesecake Parfaits.
2 (8-oz.) packages cream cheese, at room temp
▢3 Tablespoons heavy cream
▢5 Tablespoons sugar
▢1 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice
▢2 teaspoons lemon zest
▢1 Tablespoon vanilla extract
▢1 1/2 cups crushed graham crackers
▢1 1/2 cups fresh fruit, such as strawberries, blueberries or raspberries
▢1 cup store-bought or homemade whipped cream
In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat the cream cheese, heavy cream and sugar until smooth. Add the lemon juice, lemon zest and vanilla extract and beat until light and creamy, about 3 minutes.
Add a layer of graham crackers to the bottom of each parfait glass. Top the graham crackers with a layer of the cheesecake then a layer of fruit. (See Kelly’s Notes.) Top each parfait with a dollop of whipped cream and serve.