no-bake pumpkin cheesecake with caramel sauce and whipped cream

No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe (video)


No Thanksgiving table is complete without a turkey, mashed potatoes, pies and a pumpkin cheesecake! If your kitchen is anything like mine before the holidays, the oven is in use constantly, not leaving much time for cheesecake baking! My no-bake pumpkin cheesecake recipe with a gingersnap cookie crust, spiced whipped cream and caramel sauce is the best cheesecake I’ve ever had! Every bite is packed with so much incredible cheesecake, pumpkin and spice flavor, you’ll be coming back for seconds! If you still need a dessert for your Thanksgiving table, make this one! I guarantee, you’ll love it!

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How It’s Made

I love, love the texture of this no bake pumpkin cheesecake. It’s unbelievably velvety and silky smooth, super fluffy and light and not overwhelming. It’s so easy to enjoy and not too filling, either! This cake is made with a spicy gingersnap cookie crust that adds so much great flavor! If you can’t find gingersnaps, regular graham crackers will still work well. The n0-bake cheesecake filling is made with cream cheese, whipped cream and pumpkin puree. Make sure to carefully fold the pumpkin mixture with the whipped cream to keep the filling light and fluffy. The no-bake cheesecake is set with gelatin to hold the shape!

For serving the cheesecake, I added some caramel sauce, spiced whipped cream and more cookies! If you love whipped cream, make a double batch of the spiced cream because everyone will want to have some extra on the side! This recipe will also work great for cheesecake bars, which are great for feeding a crowd. Simply prepare the cheesecake in a 13×9-inch or larger rectangle brownie pan. Cut the sheet cake into bars and add a dollop of whipped cream onto each bar!

slice of pumpkin cheesecake with ginger snap cookies and cream

All About the Garnishes!

Take this no-bake pumpkin cheesecake to a whole new level by adding some simple garnishes! I added some spiced whipped cream and a drizzle of caramel sauce. I also added some more of the ginger snap cookies I used in the crust to top off the cream. You’ll love my ‘Homemade Caramel Sauce’ recipe for this pumpkin cake! It’s so easy to make and adds so much flavor!

no-bake pumpkin cake for fall with gingersnap cookies, spiced cream and caramel

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9-inch spring form pan – perfect for cheesecakes!
I use a bulk roll of acetate to form the cake collar – just cut it to shape for each cake.
My favorite set of jumbo cake decorating tips – perfect for garnishing the top.

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