No-Bake Cheesecake Parfait Recipe

Simple, tasty and no baking required, these raspberry cheesecake parfaits are cool and creamy perfection for a picnic, barbecue or any alfresco event. 

Refrigerate until ready to serve, at least one hour.

Make No-Bake Cheesecake Parfaits

Refrigerate until ready to serve, at least one hour.

Photo by: Daniela Lukomski

Daniela Lukomski

Ingredients

  • (2) 8-oz. packages of cream cheese
  • 5 Tbs. sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups heavy cream
  • 1 Tbs. lemon juice
  • 14-oz. box of graham crackers
  • 12 ounces fresh raspberries
  • 1 cup raspberry jam
  • 6 glass jars

Step 1

Using a mixer, combine cream cheese, heavy cream, lemon juice and sugar until smooth.

Make No-Bake Cheesecake Parfaits

Using a mixer, combine cream cheese, heavy cream, lemon juice and sugar until smooth.

Photo by: Daniela Lukomski

Daniela Lukomski

Using a mixer, combine cream cheese, heavy cream, lemon juice and sugar until smooth.

Step 2

Break up graham crackers by hand or pulse in blender. Add 2 tablespoons to the bottom of each jar.

Make No-Bake Cheesecake Parfaits

Break up graham crackers by hand or pulse in blender. Add 2 tablespoons to the bottom of each jar.

Photo by: Daniela Lukomski

Daniela Lukomski

Break up graham crackers by hand or pulse in blender. Add two tablespoons to the bottom of each jar.

Step 3

Add layer of cheesecake mixture to cover graham crackers, followed by a layer of jam.

Make No-Bake Cheesecake Parfaits

Add layer of cheesecake mixture to cover graham crackers, followed by a layer of jam.

Photo by: Daniela Lukomski

Daniela Lukomski

Add layer of cheesecake mixture to cover graham crackers, followed by a layer of jam. 

Step 4

Alternate layers of graham crackers, cheesecake mixture and jam until you reach the top.

Make No-Bake Cheesecake Parfaits

Alternate layers of graham crackers, cheesecake mixture and jam until you reach the top.

Photo by: Daniela Lukomski

Daniela Lukomski

Alternate layers of graham crackers, cheesecake mixture and jam until you reach the top. Refrigerate until ready to serve (at least one hour). Garnish with fresh raspberries on top and enjoy!

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