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Best Cherry Cheesecake Recipe

Best Cherry Cheesecake

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"We have been making this in our family for years! It's a soft, no-bake version of cheesecake with Dream Whip® added to make it fluffy...not like regular cheesecake."

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Original recipe makes 1 9x11-inch cheesecake Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins

    1 hr 20 mins


  1. Mix crushed graham crackers and butter in a bowl; press mixture into a 9x11-inch dish.
  2. Beat milk and whipped topping mix in a bowl until fluffy.
  3. Beat cream cheese and sugar in a separate bowl until fully incorporated; stir into whipped topping mixture until smooth. Spread mixture onto the graham cracker crust. Refrigerate until set, 1 to 2 hours. Top with cherry pie filling.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Mar 05, 2013

If you have a hard time finding Dream Whip, you can cut out the milk and use one small container Cool Whip instead and still get the same end result. I like to make this lighter by using light Cool Whip, reduced fat cream cheese and light cherry pie filling.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jun 05, 2013

Not a great cheesecake. Let sit over night for 10 hours instead of 2 and it still didn't change in density. The density does not change because of the shipped cream. Yes it is cheaper to make but that's because it doesn't make cheesecake.


7 Ratings

Mar 03, 2013

SO easy and delicious! Thanks!

Dec 22, 2013

My family made this for years but it was called Blueberries in a Cloud. I make it for potlucks sometimes with cherries but usually with blueberries. It has a cheesecake taste but much fluffier and lighter. It is delicious. I try to make it a day ahead of time which makes the cheesecake flavor come out stronger. There are NEVER leftovers.

Nov 17, 2014

SUPER SIMPLE and delicious! Oh wow! My husband and I have been enjoying this immensely! It actually got much better the day after I made it. I used a 9x9 glass pan and (I'm embarrassed to say!) stale graham crackers that I had in the cabinet! I also used blueberry pie filling instead. Turned out great!

Jul 06, 2015

It did not turn out. After almost 4 hrs in the fridge it never set up. Super disappointed!


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  • Calories
  • 400 kcal
  • 20%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 51.2 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol
  • 51 mg
  • 17%
  • Fat
  • 19.5 g
  • 30%
  • Fiber
  • 0.9 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 4.2 g
  • 8%
  • Sodium
  • 271 mg
  • 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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