These show-stunning, no-bake raspberry cheesecake parfaits have to be one of my favorite dessert recipes! Not only is this easy dessert beautiful, but it also tastes incredible! Every bite of these parfait cups is like a bit of heaven! They’re made with three layers of goodness, starting with a salty pretzel and graham cracker crust, raspberry cheesecake mousse layer and a layer of raspberry jello on top. This fruity concoction is the perfect to bring to parties, brunches and family picnics.
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How to Make Cheesecake Parfaits
Making these raspberry cheesecake parfaits is also so much fun and so easy! You can use glass or plastic containers for this recipe, or even layer it into one layer casserole dish. The base is what really makes this dessert extra special – it’s made with graham cracker crumbs, crushed pretzels and butter. The saltiness from the pretzels combined with the sweet cheesecake mousse is incredible! The raspberry mousse is simply heavenly! It’s super light and fluffy, made with whipped cream, cream cheese and loads of fresh raspberries. Try it with other berries such as blueberries, blackberries, strawberries or even mango!
For the topping, I added even more fresh raspberries – those berries look so pretty under the jello layer. For the best results, make sure to wait until the mousse is nicely set before adding the jello layer. That way, the two layers won’t mix together. This easy dessert can be made ahead of time, even 2 to 3 days in advance. Just keep it refrigerated until you’re ready to serve!
Enjoyed this easy, no-bake dessert recipe? Check out some of my other recipes you’re sure to enjoy!
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- Triple Layer Pomegranate Parfaits – three layers of dessert perfection!
- Berry Tres Leches Parfaits – this easy, no-bake dessert is perfect for summer!
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- Mango Vanilla Panna Cotta – creamy vanilla panna cotta topped with mango gelee and passion fruit!
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I love this tall spring form pan for cakes and cheesecakes.
These handy off-set spatulas are great for spreading cake batter and frosting.
My classic CuisinArt food processor is the best – simple and powerful.
And my classic KitchenAid stand mixer is a must for every kitchen.