No bake Cheesecake Shots

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No bake Cheesecake shots, mix, refrigerate and ready...

Cheesecake is one of my favorite deserts, I've tried quite a few and so far I've loved everyone of them. From the simple New York Style to exotic fruit delights or creamy dark and white chocolate swirl.

I had never been tempted to make a non-bake cheesecake until recently, while at the pool a friend suggested I give it a try.

So I did. Base on her ingredients and a few twists I made this recipe, after cooling it in the fridge I tried it and I was like: this is good yet "Far from being cheesecake", the interesting thing is that the day after I had more and now it did taste more like cheesecake. So I decided to make shots for a gathering and they were a hit.

Ready in: 40 Minutes (10 Prep - 30 Fridge)  |  Serves: 10 - 12  |  Complexity: Very Easy
Ingredients
  • 1 pack of cream cheese at room temp. (8 oz)
  • 1/2 cup and 1 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk (any fat content)
  • 2 cups cool whip, or freshly whipped cream
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 2 cup freshly chopped strawberries
  • 3 mint leaves (Optional)
  • Red sugar crystals (Optional)
Cheesecake shots and personal serving
Directions
No bake Cheesecake shots with red sugar crystals
  1. Crush graham crackers (I use blender), then combine with melted butter and tbsp of sugar. Set aside
  2. Combine freshly chopped strawberries with mint leaves. Set aside
  3. In a bowl smooth cream cheese, mix with sugar
  4. Add lemon juice and mix until fully incorporated.
  5. Add milk, and mix together.
  6. Then fold in whipped cream.
  7. Take one shot glass, add 1 tbsp of graham cracker mixture and press down, add a tbsp or 2 of cream-cheese mixture (depending on the depth of your shot glass), add about one tbsp of strawberries and top with more cream-cheese mixture
  8. If desire add red sugar crystals.
  9. Place in refrigerator for a min of 30minutes.
Enjoy...

Our little taster could not wait to get her hands (mouth) on them.
Kira could not take her hands away from these cheesecake shots.
Kira about to eat a cheesecake shots.
 
 
Jay
Author: Jay
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Lisa
0 # RE: No bake Cheesecake Shots Lisa 2013-08-19 10:56
OMG these look awesome. And NO BAKE, it totally my cooking speed! :)
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Tabetha
0 # RE: No bake Cheesecake Shots Tabetha 2013-08-19 17:50
Oh wow, these would be totally worth breaking my diet for!!
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