The Best No-Bake Cheesecake Bites

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The Best No-Bake Cheesecake Bites recipe is about to change your preference for cheesecake. There is no prepping for a water bath, no expensive long list of ingredients, and no time-consuming method of making several layers like the crust or filling that is in a typical cheesecake recipe. You’ll be surprised to know how easily you can make these bite-sized cheesecake balls in no time and all using just five ingredients. Quick no bake desserts are just that and save your time in a huge way when you have an event planned in the last minute or if your daily life is caught up between kids and busy schedules. Even though it is an easy recipe, you’ll notice the different elements like Graham crackers, cream cheese filling and chocolate that will beautifully build the dessert. Not to mention, these bites are incredibly rich and has that extra soft and light texture to it. It’s probably the best choice if you plan on serving this dessert to a large crowd. Cheesecake is a dessert that gains flavor as it ages, so prep them in advance to let them sit in the fridge for all the flavors to come out well.

If you’ve ever wondered what makes a cheesecake smooth and lump-free, always keep in mind to let the cream cheese sit at room temperature rather than working with a bar of cream cheese that is stone cold straight from the fridge. Using room temperature cream cheese helps in blending the remaining ingredients seamlessly for a smooth texture in cheesecakes. Instead of using just plain milk chocolate chips, try adding crumbled Toblerone bar or Hershey's chocolate broken into little bits. This recipe can be made healthier if you add dark chocolate in the place of regular chocolate for a bitter-sweet taste. Dark chocolate with more than seventy percent cacao is wholesome and healthier because it goes through less processing or ‘Dutching’ as the term is called. Dark chocolate is full of fiber, iron, magnesium and antioxidants that are essential for a healthy immune system.

In place of Graham crackers, you can also try other ones like Oreo crust, ginger snaps, ‘Digestive’ or ‘Rich Tea biscuits'. A few other choices of crusts you could try are ladyfingers, shortbread, Sandies cookies, or Sara Lee pound cake, yellow cake mix, Milk Arrowroots, vanilla wafers, soda crackers, etc. You can also add flavors to the cheesecake by mixing in instant pudding of your choice like key lime pudding, French vanilla, chocolate etc. You can also use fruit fillings like blueberry or strawberry or add toasted nuts like pecans and almonds that are healthy to incorporate. You can also use peanut butter chips, butterscotch or Skor toffee bits or even marshmallow fluff to make it a bit more fun. You can use mint extract or orange rind to make the cheesecake filling taste a bit exotic. These ingredients will help you change things up for newer flavors and adds exciting choices in desserts. Whatever flavor you want, this cheesecake recipe will satisfy your cravings.

When you have simple desserts handy like this easy cheesecake bites, then it makes your job easier to host dinners for your guests. Thank you to Ashley at the Center Cut Cook recipe blog for sharing the Best No-Bake Cheesecake Bites recipe with us. Do check out Ashley’s blog for other quick no bake desserts that are some of the best dessert recipes you’ll ever come across. This cheesecake bites recipe is delicious, joyful and perfect for any occasion. It is a sumptuous treat your family will enjoy. Make this cheesecake goodness today!

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