No-Bake Strawberry Cheesecake
No-bake strawberry cheesecake made with fresh strawberries and natural ingredients. No gelatin or Cool Whip. Super creamy with a Nilla wafer cookie crust!
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Nilla Wafer cookies
white chocolate chips
natural strawberry extract
cold heavy whipping cream
red food coloring
strawberries & whipped cream
To make the crust, stir together crushed cookies and melted butter.
Press the cookie mixture firmly into the bottom of a greased 10-inch springform pan. Set aside.
To prepare the strawberries, puree them in a blender.
Add strawberries to a saucepan over medium heat.
Simmer until the strawberries have reduced to a very thick puree (about 1/2 cup total). Set aside.
To make the cheesecake, add cream cheese and 1/3 cup powdered sugar to a bowl.
Mix until creamy.
Mix in melted chocolate chips, puree, and strawberry extract. Set aside.
In a bowl add heavy whipping cream and remaining powdered sugar.
Mix until it is fluffy with firm peaks.
Mix the heavy whipping cream mixture into the cream cheese mixture, until combined.
Mix in red food coloring if desired.
Pour batter into prepared pan and refrigerate for 3 hours or overnight.
When ready to serve, release the cake from spring form pan and decorate with whipped cream and strawberries, if desired.
Store in the fridge for a soft & firm texture or the freezer for a ice cream-like texture.
Recipe from www.divascancook.com