I am excited to share with you this collection of cheesecake recipes. If you are looking for that special cheesecake recipe for the holidays, look no further. These 43 cheesecake recipes are the best.
Cheesecakes are festive, decadent and perfect for entertaining.
Cheesecake is a rich and creamy dessert that is made with cream cheese, sugar, eggs, and a crust made of graham crackers, cookies, or nuts.
Cheesecake recipes are loved all over the world and with good reason. They are decadent, rich, and perfect for entertaining.
Think holidays, like Christmas or New Year's Eve, Thanksgiving or Easter, there is always an opportunity to make a cheesecake.
Despite the bad reputation that cheesecakes have for being high in calories and bad for you, people like and make them any time of the year.
There are unbaked cheesecakes and baked cheesecakes. The unbaked ones are nice in the summer when nobody wants to heat the oven and bake. They are also a good option for people who don't enjoy baking.
Baked cheesecakes are the traditional dessert for Christmas in many American states, and this list makes the baked cheesecake the star of the show.
If you have never made a cheesecake before, or you just look for a new recipe to try, this collection of recipes might be what you need.
It is designed to help you plan for a dessert without having to surf the internet for hours.
Everything you might need is in this article. Each recipe is more decadent than the other one and so unique that you will have a hard time choosing only one to make. You will want to try each one of them!
The ingredients are easy to find, and you might already have them in your kitchen. The cheesecake is a versatile dessert. Based on the event, you can flavor it with anything you like and make it festive.
Expert tips and things to keep in mind:
There are many variations of cheesecake, but here are a few things to keep in mind when making a cheesecake recipe:
- Bring cream cheese to room temperature.
To achieve a smooth and creamy cheesecake texture, it-s important to make sure the cream cheese is at room temperature before mixing it with the other ingredients.
- Don't overmix.
Overmixing the cheesecake batter can cause it to become dense and heavy. Mix until just combined.
- Use a water bath.
A water bath can help prevent cracks from forming on the surface of the cheesecake.
This involves placing the cheesecake pan in a larger baking dish and pouring hot water into the baking dish so that it surrounds the cheesecake pan.
- Chill throughly.
Cheesecake should be chilled for several hours or overnight before serving to allow it to set properly. This will also help it to develop its signature creamy texture.
- Try different flavor variations.
Cheesecake can be flavored with a variety of ingredients, such as fruit puree, chocolate, caramel, or spices like cinnamon or nutmeg.
Get creative and experiment with different flavor combinations to find your favorite!
So, sit back and get ready to find your new favorite cheesecake recipe for these holidays.
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This collection will give you so many options for this decadent dessert that so many people love!
Baked Cranberry and Orange Cheesecake
This festive cranberry and orange cheesecake is really quick and easy to make. Made with fresh oranges, dried cranberries, and a ginger crust, this dessert is perfect for serving at Christmas. This holiday-baked cheesecake can be made ahead of time for easy entertaining. Creamy and tangy, it's a real crowd pleaser!
Cinnamon Roll Cheesecake
Cinnamon spiced cheesecake studded with chunks of cinnamon filling and topped with a cream cheese frosting drizzle.
Smooth and creamy homemade cheesecake filled with a ribbon of freshly cooked peaches.
Traditional cheesecake gets a funfetti makeover with lots of sprinkles inside and out. There are plenty of tips, tricks, and photos to ensure you have a perfect and beautiful rainbow-filled cheesecake every time.
A basic cookie and cream cheesecake tinted orange and filled with chunks of Halloween Oreos, sitting atop a Halloween Oreo crust. Top with adorable whipped cream ghosts for a spooky treat, or use classic Oreos and leave out the orange coloring for a luscious cheesecake variation all year round!
Sweet vanilla cheesecake sits on a buttery graham cracker crust and is crowned with fresh strawberry sauce in this indulgent, delectable showstopper dessert!
Dark Chocolate Brownie Pumpkin Cheesecake
The dark chocolate and the pumpkin flavors are amazing paired together in this Dark Chocolate Brownie Pumpkin Cheesecake.
Air Fryer Triple Chocolate Cheesecake
A rich chocolate cheesecake on a chocolate cookie crust and topped with chocolate ganache. Wow your friends and family with this triple chocolate cheesecake that is made in the air fryer!
White Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake (Instant Pot or Oven)
This holiday season, make a special dessert with this make-ahead, White Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake. It is so creamy and festive, loaded with white chocolate and the flavor of the season, peppermint, all nestled into a chocolate cookie crust.
Fresh Strawberry-Ginger Cheesecake With Gingersnap Crust
Get ready to indulge! Featuring a crisp gingersnap crust and a fresh strawberry-ginger sauce swirled throughout a perfectly tangy cream cheese filling, this rich, luxurious cheesecake adds a gourmet touch to any dessert table. But don’t be fooled — this fresh strawberry-ginger cheesecake is surprisingly easy to make.
Chocolate-Covered Cherry Cheesecake
Brace yourselves, cherry lovers. This chocolate-covered cherry cheesecake is just for you. Studded with chopped chocolate-covered cherries on a crisp Oreo crust, this luscious, ultra-creamy cheesecake bursts with rich cherry flavor in every bite. You won't find a more decadent cherry cheesecake.
Fluffy Lemon Ricotta Cheesecake
Fluffy Lemon Ricotta Cheesecake is a lovely baked dessert and so light and airy. Perfect for Easter, Mother's Day, or any time of the year! It's out of this world delicious!
Rich and Creamy New York Cheesecake
New York Cheesecake is a classic, rich and creamy dessert that everyone will go crazy for.
The Best Cheesecake Recipe
Today I’m so excited to show you how to make the best Cheesecake Recipe of your life. Simple, classic, and no water bath required!! The texture is smooth, rich, and creamy, served over a crisp homemade graham cracker crust.
Strawberry Brownie Cheesecake
This Strawberry Brownie Cheesecake recipe has a brownie base, a cheesecake layer, strawberry puree, and it is topped with huge chocolate curls and fresh strawberries.
Chocolate Cheesecake with Praline Sauce
This chocolate cheesecake is chocolatey and creamy and has a slightly tart edge to it! This decadent treat has a rich and creamy texture that melts in your mouth. It’s made with only the best ingredients and it’s easy to make.
Easy Sopapilla Cheesecake (Video)
Easy sopapilla cheesecake combines two popular desserts into one decadent treat you will love. With the classic cinnamon sugar flavors and a silky cream cheese filling, everyone will beg you to make it over and over again. And thanks to the Instant Pot, you won’t mind! The pressure cooker turns out a perfectly cooked cheesecake easily each and every time.
Italian Mascarpone and Ricotta Cheesecake
This ricotta cheesecake is very light and almost fluffy thanks to the texture of the ricotta itself. It’s not as dense and what you’d expect from a traditional cheesecake.
Carrot Cake Cheesecake | Keto, Instant Pot
Have your carrot cake and your cheesecake too with this delicious recipe for a Carrot Cake Cheesecake! It's the perfect combination of these two classic desserts.
Strawberry Swirl Cheesecake
This easy-baked strawberry cheesecake recipe is a simple, rich, and delicious dessert made with fresh strawberries that will impress your friends and family.
Nutter Butter Peanut Butter Cheesecake
Attention Peanut Butter Lovers!!! This one's for you! My Nutter Butter Peanut Butter Cheesecake is the smooth peanut butter deliciousness you dream about!
Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe
Satisfy those chocolate cravings with this rich and delicious cheesecake recipe. If you like chocolate and cheesecake, you want to give this recipe a try! Smooth, decadent, and creamy accurately describe this fabulous chocolate dessert recipe.
Fudge Truffle Cheesecake
This Fudge Truffle Cheesecake is a rich, decadent, dark chocolate cheesecake with just a hint of coffee flavor. Chocolate and cheesecake lovers alike won't be able to get enough of this creamy, fudgy dessert.
Smoked Cheesecake Recipe: A Spin on the Traditional New York
This recipe is a unique spin on a traditional new york cheesecake using your backyard smoker. Smoke adds depth to this decadent recipe. Who doesn't need another reason to use their smoker.
Sour Cream Cheesecake
This sour cream cheesecake recipe is a family favorite! Sour cream adds a wonderful tang to this perfectly sweetened baked cheesecake. An easy graham cracker crust and a simple method of prep (no water bath!) round out this classic dessert staple.
Hot Chocolate Cheesecake
Hot chocolate cheesecake puts everyone’s favorite cold-weather drink into a delicious, decadent dessert. A velvety cheesecake filling gets stuffed with a cocoa mix for a take on the classic warm beverage that is sure to please. The perfect way to enjoy cocoa year-round!
Smoked cheesecake is a fun spin on the traditional dessert. Mild smoky flavors elevate the classic dish with an extra note of flavor that’s perfect for summer!
This is the perfect, creamy oreo cheesecake speckled with cookie chunks on an oreo crust. It's so easy to make ahead for any celebration.
Nutella Cheesecake Salt & Baker
You need to make this creamy Nutella Cheesecake recipe ASAP. For starters, this cheesecake features an Oreo crust (yummmm!), a creamy Nutella-loaded cheesecake filling, and to top it all off with a thick and rich Nutella ganache.
Rocky Road Cheesecake
Rocky Road Cheesecake combines the delicious flavors we love in rocky road ice cream with decadent creamy cheesecake to create a dessert that is absolutely the best of both worlds.
German Chocolate Cheesecake
Love German chocolate cake? Give German Chocolate Cheesecake a try! Creamy chocolate cheesecake is baked atop an Oreo crumb crust and topped with the classic coconut-pecan topping from the ever-popular German chocolate cake. The result is one very tasty cheesecake, indeed.
Apple Butter Cheesecake with Condensed Milk
Apple butter cheesecake is creamy and delicious. It has just a hint of spice, a great apple flavor, and a beautiful texture.
Grand Marnier Cheesecake with Chocolate Glaze
This baked Grand Marnier Cheesecake with Chocolate Glaze is a rich and delicious combination of milk chocolate, dark chocolate, orange, and Grand Marnier liqueur on a chocolate Oreo crust.
Gingerbread Winter Wonderland Cheesecake
Made with delicious gingersnaps crust, creamy, decadent filling with amazing gingerbread flavors, and adorned with a mini gingerbread house, and cute little holiday candies. It’s a fun, festive dessert recipe perfect for the holidays!!
Classic Cheesecake Recipe
This Classic Cheesecake Recipe is ultra-smooth, creamy, and nestled on top of a delicious buttery graham cracker crust. Included are all the helpful tips and tricks for making a perfect cheesecake each and every time!
Loquat Cheesecake and Other Loquat Recipes
I've recently been in the kitchen creating various Loquat Recipes. This Loquat Cheesecake is definitely my favorite of all the recipes I created! Creamy, dense, and fruity, this Loquat Cheesecake has loquat preserves swirled into the batter and an irresistible loquat glaze on top. Do I have your attention?
New York Cheesecake with Classic Shortbread Crust
This is everything you need to know to bake the ultimate rich and creamy New York-style cheesecake. The recipe includes a traditional shortbread crust with the option for a graham cracker crust if that's your preference.
Italian Ricotta Cheesecake with Amaretto Soaked Raisins
If you like baked cheesecakes, you'll love this Italian Ricotta Cheesecake. Ricotta cheese blends with mascarpone, Amaretto soaked raisins, and candied citrus peel to create a beautifully flavored cheesecake. It's all piled onto an amaretti cookie crust to add an extra flavor dimension and bump up the luxury factor.
Burnt Basque Cheesecake with Raspberry Compote
This Burnt Basque Cheesecake is the simplest cheesecake you will ever make and quite possibly the creamiest! No water bath, no special equipment, no fuss. Just mix, pour and bake!
Sernik – Polish cheesecake recipe
Sernik is a delicious Polish cheesecake. It’s my grandma’s recipe and one of my favorite desserts of all time! It’s made with cocoa crust and rich and creamy cheese filling.
Japanese Souffle Cheesecake (Japanese Cheesecake)
Fluffy, creamy, light, and airy, this Souffle Cheesecake (or Japanese Cheesecake) is lightly sweetened, slightly tangy, and perfectly served sprinkled with powdered sugar, fresh berries, and/or fresh whipped cream.
Chocolate Cherry Coconut Cheesecake
This Chocolate Cherry Coconut Cheesecake tastes like a cherry blossom – my favorite chocolate bar!
It’s an easy homemade dessert recipe that you can make for the holidays, for birthday parties, or just because!
Carrot Cake Cheesecake
Decadent and delicious, the soft and spongy carrot cake is layered with a smooth and creamy cheesecake!
Thanks for the great collection of cheesecakes. The hardest part is selecting which one(s) to make because they all look so good!
So many great cheesecakes so little time! Thanks so much for including my white chocolate peppermint cheesecake!! Can’t wait to make some
Of these other recipes!