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Shavuot is celebrated with all kinds of dairy foods, but none as good as cheesecake! Below are a few easy, no-bake cheesecake combinations to make sure you have an incredibly sweet Shavuot. Mix and match crusts and toppings for a delicious holiday treat.
Crusts

Classic Grahm Cracker Crust
  • 1.5 cups of crushed graham crackers
  • 4 Tbsp. melted butter

Oreo Crust
  • 1.5 cups of Crushed Oreo Cookies
  • 4 Tbsp melted butter

Pretzel Crust
  • 1.5 crushed pretzels
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 5 Tbsp melted butter

Preparation:

1. Mix the crust ingredients in a bowl.

2. Pour into a 9″ pan and press into the bottom. Pack down the cookie crumbs as tight as possible.

3. Set aside in the refrigerator for 10-15 minutes.


Cheesecake Filling

Ingredients:
  • 16 ounces cream cheese
  • 1.5 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 cups whipped cream

Directions:
  • Mix the room-temperature cream cheese in a mixer on high speed, or by hand, until smooth and creamy.
  • Add the powdered sugar slowly, about 1/2 cup at a time, until the sugar is incorporated into the cream cheese.
  • Add the whipped cream and fold the mixture until the cheesecake filling is consistent.
  • Pour into the prepared crust and leave in the refrigerator overnight.
  • Pop the cheesecake in the freezer for an hour before serving.
  • Add toppings
  • Serve!


Toppings

In-season Berries with Strawberry Sauce
  • Drizzle store-bought Strawberry Sauce in zig-zags across the top of the cheesecake
  • Liberally apply in-season fruit, such as blueberries, strawberries, blackberries, and raspberries on the top of the cheesecake and around the edges.

Whipped Cream with Oreo Crumbles
  • Apply whipped cream in any design across the top of the cheesecake.
  • Take 2 Tbs. of crushed Oreos and sprinkle across the whipped cream.
  • Place two full Oreos in the center, or decorate by bordering the cake with Oreos broken in half.

Chocolate and Peanut Butter Drizzle
  • Take chocolate sauce and drizzle it across the top of the cheesecake.
  • Heat up 2 Tbs. of peanut butter in the microwave for 30 seconds, stir.
  • Take a spoon and quickly drizzle the peanut butter over the top of the cake in the opposite direction of the chocolate drizzle.