No Bake Blueberry Cheesecake

This no bake blueberry cheesecake is perfect for hot summer days and can be decorated for any red, white and blue inspired party.

No Bake Blueberry Cheesecake by Nutmeg Nanny

During the summer no bake cheesecake is my jam. Seriously, I don’t have to heat up my whole house so it immediately gets a big fat win in my book.

Plus because I’m usually super lazy I just pick up a few store made graham cracker crusts. I LOVE using the mini graham crackers crusts for parties because it’s so much easier to serve. Plus they fit PERFECTLY in disposable cupcake trays.

Easy to make – check!

Easy to transport – check!

Easy to eat – check check check!

No Bake Blueberry Cheesecake by Nutmeg Nanny

I made a pie eerily similar to this a few years ago but that pie called for sour cream and this is strictly creamy cheese, sweet luscious sweetened condensed milk, vanilla bean paste {my love!} and a little lemon juice.

This cheesecake is so easy you could make it everyday.

Er. Maybe not everyday. Then I would be getting hate mail about how your hips aren’t lying and not fitting into your shorts.

Because obviously we all know cheesecake is not something you cannot eat if it’s in the house.

Well, at least I can’t. If you can you must have some sort of super human willpower that you need to give me….immediately!

No Bake Blueberry Cheesecake by Nutmeg Nanny

Oh and see those cute strawberry stars? They are totally optional but they make an awesome little Memorial Day or Fourth of July party cheesecake accessory.

True story. I brought these cheesecakes to a friends Memorial Day party and I heard a lady at the table behind me say “This cheesecake is delicious! Also, whoever made this must have too much time on their hands because they seriously cut strawberries into stars.”

Yeah, that’s me. The girl who cuts strawberries into stars.


No Bake Blueberry Cheesecake

This no bake blueberry cheesecake is perfect for hot summer days and can be decorated for any red, white and blue inspired party.

Yield: 9 inch cheesecake or 12 small cheesecakes

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 0 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes + resting time


  • 8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste
  • 1/3 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 (9-inch) graham cracker crust or 12 mini graham cracker crusts (store bought)
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 12 ounces wild blueberry jam
  • 6 large strawberries, tops removed and cut in half


In the bowl of an electric mixer add cream cheese and sweetened condensed milk. Beat together until smooth.

Add in vanilla bean paste and lemon juice. Beat until combined.

Pour cream cheese mixture into either 9-inch pie crust or mini pie crusts.

Cover the pies in one layer of blueberries and let the mixture set up for at least 2 hours (the mini cheesecakes will set up a little bit faster) in the refrigerator.

Stir the wild blueberry jam to loosen it up and smooth on top of the blueberries.

Using a mini star shaped cookie cutter (or if you prefer to rock the freestyle cutting) cut out star shapes in the strawberries and top your cheesecake. This is a totally optional step but does tend to impress the hell out of people when you bring it to a party.

Keep the cheesecakes cold until serving.

More no bake cheesecake treats

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No Bake Passion Fruit Cheesecake

No Bake Oreo Marshmallow Cheesecake by Nutmeg Nanny

No Bake Oreo Marshmallow Cheesecake

Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries by Nutmeg Nanny

Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries

34 Responses to “No Bake Blueberry Cheesecake”

  1. #
    Chelsea @chelseasmessyapron — June 27, 2014 at 7:04 am

    These are the CUTEST! I love how you got the strawberry in the shape of a star – serious talent! These are perfect for the Fourth. Pinned 🙂

  2. #
    Nicole, RD — June 27, 2014 at 7:22 am

    The girl who cuts strawberries into stars, haha! I love it! All for the love of food, right? 🙂 They look amazing 🙂

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    Meg @ The Housewife in Training Files — June 27, 2014 at 7:53 am

    Ohhhh the life of a food blogger – ironically we don’t have too much time on our hands just choose to use our time making food look snazzy! No bake = win during the summer. Love.

  4. #
    Beth @ The First Year — June 27, 2014 at 8:03 am

    That lady needs to meet you because then she would be excited to have a friend thats a food blogger!

  5. #
    Brenda@SugarFreeMom — June 27, 2014 at 8:32 am

    Love no bake in the summer and boy do I wish I had so much time on my hands to make those cute little stars (kidding lol)!

  6. #
    Amanda @the_kitcheneer — June 27, 2014 at 9:02 am

    No bake? Easy to make? AND absolutely adorable star shaped strawberries? Count me in!

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    Deanna Segrave-Daly — June 27, 2014 at 10:32 am

    Ahhh, this all the makings of the perfect summer desserts as you mentioned with the no bake and portable too. Love the strawberry star garnishes to boot (as well as all your no bake additional recipe – that passion fruit one is calling my name…)

  8. #
    Ginny McMeans — June 27, 2014 at 12:06 pm

    This is so festive. Love the stars and your recipe sounds delicious!

  9. #
    taylor @ greens & chocolate — June 27, 2014 at 1:55 pm

    These look absoutely perfect for the 4th! LOVE that they’re no-bake!

  10. #
    Lana @ Never Enough Thyme — June 27, 2014 at 3:04 pm

    I love a good no-bake dessert for summer! And, by the way, I’d totally take the time to cut strawberries into stars. For real.

  11. #
    lauren Kelly Nutrition — June 27, 2014 at 3:32 pm

    These are almost too pretty to eat! Love them!

  12. #
    Susan — June 27, 2014 at 5:06 pm

    But the starts are so cute! How could you leave them out? Also I’ll take a few of these thankyouverymuch

  13. #
    Jessica @ A Kitchen Addiction — June 27, 2014 at 6:00 pm

    Such a fun, festive dessert! Love the strawberry stars!

  14. #
    Angie | Big Bear's Wife — June 27, 2014 at 8:17 pm

    So…. I would be that girl too… cutting out strawberry stars….because I’m a perfectionist like that haha. You should have turned around and been like.. “Yep… that’s me” haha. I would have died. Love the cheesecakes

  15. #
    Angela {Mind Over Batter} — June 27, 2014 at 9:18 pm

    I can’t even deal! These are the cutest minis EVER! LOVE how you rocked the heart cutter.

  16. #
    Carol at Wild Goose Tea — June 27, 2014 at 9:22 pm

    Yeah that’s the BIG problem with this recipe—-it really is easy enough to make everyday. I would soon become one of those people who can’t leave the house because they no longer fit thru the door. I pinned anyway. Too sweet with the strawberry stars!

  17. #
    Jocelyn @BruCrew Life — June 27, 2014 at 9:55 pm

    Oh, my goodness! I can’t stand the cuteness of these little pies!!! Seriously so adorable and easy! Pinned 🙂

  18. #
    Jaren (Diary of a Recipe Collector) — June 27, 2014 at 11:40 pm

    Super cute and festive! I love make-ahead dishes for holidays too! Pinned!

  19. #
    Cooks-Books — June 28, 2014 at 12:59 am

    I just posted these across all social media I could think of. SO cute!! The perfect no-stress dessert for the Fourth of July.

  20. #
    Cooks-Books — June 28, 2014 at 11:38 am

    Hmmm, I’m not sure what happened to the comment I left earlier, Brandy, but I LOVE this idea! How do you come up with these things? I spread your post across Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest — just had to share!

    • nutmegnanny replied: — June 28th, 2014 @ 11:39 am

      Sorry! It just had to be approved 🙂

  21. #
    Becca from It's Yummi! — June 28, 2014 at 12:41 pm

    I love how festive these are, and just how darned delicious can a dessert get?! YUM!

  22. #
    Paula - bell'alimento — June 28, 2014 at 9:24 pm

    You had me at no bake!

  23. #
    Stephanie @ Eat. Drink. Love. — June 29, 2014 at 1:38 am

    These are so cute and festive!

  24. #
    Kristen {a Modern Mrs.} — June 29, 2014 at 2:10 pm

    These look wonderful, and they look so delicious! It wouldn’t have occurred to me to cut the strawberries into stars, but what an adorable idea! I’ll have to try these this upcoming weekend.

  25. #
    Kate @Framed Cooks — June 29, 2014 at 6:41 pm

    I love every single thing about this, but the thing I love the very best? Those strawberry stars. They look so happy!

  26. #
    Jessica (Savory Experiments) — June 30, 2014 at 7:49 am

    I love your strawberry stars! Pinned!

  27. #
    Jeni — July 1, 2014 at 6:49 pm

    These look divine! I love the way you cut those srawberries! Too cute!

  28. #
    Nicole — July 2, 2014 at 1:51 am

    LOVE the strawberry stars! And by the way, Vanilla Bean Paste is my absolute favorite too!!!

  29. #
    Joanne — July 3, 2014 at 11:26 am

    I LOVE the strawberry stars! But maybe that’s because I have a few screws loose also. 😛 These are adorable. I kind of want to eat them every day all summer long!


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