Best No-Bake Cheesecake Ever

Ann Tayloe

By
@1stACT

My husband and I wanted a cheesecake to celebrate our anniversary (our 44th). Since we're in a rural area, it's not like The Cheesecake Factory is right around the corner. So I used the ingredients I had on hand and WOW! Easy to make (my Kitchen Aid stand mixer made it EXTRA easy), no heating up the oven, no hoping it doesn't crack on top, and GLUTEN-FREE! Hope you enjoy it as much as we did!


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Serves:

6-8

Prep:

15 Min

Method:

No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

16 oz
cream cheese
14 oz
sweetened condensed milk
1 pkg
knox gelatin (1 envelope)
2 Tbsp
cold water
2 Tbsp
boiling water
1 tsp
real vanilla flavoring

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Prepare an 8-inch cake pan or spring-form pan with non-stick cooking spray.
2
Using a stand mixer with the flat beat blade- combine softened cream cheese, sweetened condensed milk and vanilla flavoring on low until mixed. Then on medium until light and fluffy.
3
While mixer is working, sprinkle one envelope Knox Gelatin on top of cold water until softened. Pour on the boiling water and stir until completely dissolved and clear.
4
With mixer on medium speed, gradually and slowly pour dissolved gelatin into cream cheese mixture then gradually add vanilla
5
When cream cheese mixture is thoroughly mixed (has NO LUMPS and looks light and fluffy) pour into prepared cake pan.
6
Place cheesecake in frig for 6 hours, overnight, or until set.
7
To serve: top with sliced, fresh strawberries or peaches! YUM!
8
Be creative: add 1/2 cup natural peanut butter and top with jam or or add 1 cup canned pumpkin (not the canned pie mix) & 2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice mix to the cream cheese batter before the gelatin

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free, Wheat Free
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #Gluten, #Free