Cakes and Frostings

Mini No-Bake Strawberry Cheesecake






  • ½ cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons Challenge Butter, melted
  • 1 package (8 oz) Challenge Cream Cheese
  • ¾-1 cup fresh strawberries, divided
  • 3 Tablespoons sugar
  • ½ cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 oz melted semisweet chocolate for garnish (optional)


  • 1
    In a small bowl, stir together graham cracker crumbs and brown sugar. Add melted butter; mix well. Press into the bottom of 5 to 6-inch diameter springform pan. Chill until firm.
  • 2
    Wash strawberries and pat dry. Hull and chop into ¼-inch pieces enough for ½-cup. Reserve remaining berries for garnish.
  • 3
    In mixing bowl, beat together cream cheese and sugar. Add heavy cream and beat until mixture becomes thick and stiff. Beat in a small amount (less than half) of chopped strawberries to give a uniform pink color to the mixture; then fold in remaining berries. Pour onto prepared crust.
  • 4
    Drizzle top with melted chocolate and garnish with chocolate dipped strawberries, if desired. Chill several hours.
  • 5
    Run a thin knife or metal spatula around sides of the pan. Remove sides. Serve topped with sliced fresh strawberries or a drizzle of chocolate.
  •  !
    If using 1 tub (8 oz) Challenge Strawberry Cream Cheese Spread in place of regular cream cheese and chopped strawberries, reduce sugar by 1 Tablespoon.