No-Bake Lemon Cheesecake Dessert

READY IN: 8hrs 30mins
SERVES: 8-10




  • Set oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Prepare a 13 x 9-inch baking pan.
  • In a medium bowl mix together graham cracker crumbs, melted butter, sugar and press into bottom of prepared baking pan.
  • Bake for 7 minutes (no more than 7 minutes!) remove and cool completely.
  • For the cream cheese filling: dissolve the gelatin powder in the boiling water, and place in the refrigerator.
  • Let cool until thick but not set (about 1 hour and 15 minutes, it might take a little more or less time).
  • In a large bowl beat the softened cream cheese with the 2 cups sugar until fluffy and smooth (about 3-4 minutes).
  • To the whipped cream or Cool Whip, fold in the chilled lemon or orange gelatin; mix until well combined.
  • Then add in the cream cheese mixture; mix to combine.
  • Pour the filling into prepared crust.
  • Chill in the refrigerator for a minimum of 8 hours or more.
  • Cut into squares and serve with a dollop of whipped cream on top if desired.