Recipe: No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake

No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake

This is a fall twist on one of my favorite easy desserts. I saw the pumpkin spice cream cheese in the grocery store and decided to do a pumpkin cheesecake instead of a pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving this year. The boy approved. I love this recipe because it is so quick and easy and requires absolutely no baking. Take a gander:

No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake

ingredients
Ingredients

  • 2 8ox. packages of pumpkin & spice cream cheese*
  • 1 can of sweetened condensed milk
  • Juice from 2 lemons (or two generous squeezes from the packaged lemon juice)
  • 1 ready made graham cracker crust

*This works perfectly well with regular, non-flavored cream cheese, too – in fact, that’s the original recipe. I make it that way, and top with a can of cherry pie filling – equally yummy!

Directions

  1. Leave cream cheese on counter to soften for ~30 minutes.
  2. Mix together cream cheese, milk and lemon juice until well blended. I just do this by hand, no mixer necessary.
  3. Pour into graham cracker crust.
  4. Set in freezer for for a few hours, then enjoy! Store in refrigerator afterwards.

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What’s your favorite throw-together easy recipe?