Cheesecake is the one dessert that my husband and I agree on. We love coming up with fun ways to incorporate the creamy goodness into new desserts and treats, so we wanted to share 20 Amazing Cheesecake Recipes with you for National Cheesecake Day.
Cheesecake is one of these desserts that is so versatile because you can add cream cheese to just about any sweet treat. You can make it into one large cheesecake, into bite-sized cheesecakes, no bake cheesecake, bars, brownies, and even breakfast.
Yup, I said cheesecake for breakfast. It’s a legit thing. I believe in it so much that I added a whole chapter of breakfast cheesecakes in my cookbook Cheesecake Love. Trust me, you need that book and a set of springform pans in your life if you love cheesecake like we do.
Cheesecake can also be added to cookies, dip, pastries, cake, or pies. Believe me, if there is a way to cheesecake a sweet treat, I am going to find that way. Yes, cheesecake-ing all the things is my life mission. We all have to have goals, right?
Now after deciding what shape your cheesecake is going to be, you get to choose your flavor combo. Do you have a craving for mint, chocolate, fruit, cookies, sprinkles, cake batter, pumpkin, or caramel? There is really no wrong way to do cheesecake in my book.
Well, unless you decide to put ALL those flavors into one cheesecake. That’s not going to work out so well for you. Just sayin’.
I hope you find a few new easy cheesecake recipes here that you want to try soon. It would be wrong to let national cheesecake day slip by without celebrating it. Just sayin…
Banana Split Cheesecake – swirls of strawberry pie filling and a chocolate topping transform this banana cheesecake into the ultimate banana split dessert
No Bake Peanut Butter Fudge Cheesecake Parfaits – layers of cookie crumbs and peanut butter cheesecake loaded with peanut butter cups will have you reaching for another cup
Chocolate Caramel Cheesecake Tart – a creamy cheesecake layer topped with gooey caramel, pecans, and chocolate chips
Hot Chocolate Cheesecake Dip – grab all the fruit and cookies and dive into this bowl of creamy chocolate goodness
Butterfinger Mousse Cheesecakes – these little mini cheesecakes are loaded with candy bars and topped with a peanut butter mousse and more crushed candy bars
Reese’s Cheesecake Brownies – three kinds of Reese’s candies give these cheesecake bars a fun peanut butter flair
Strawberry Cheesecake Milkshakes – swirls of fruit and graham cracker crumbs add a fun flair to these easy frozen drinks
Vanilla Bean Cheesecake – this easy vanilla cheesecake is the perfect base for your favorite pie filling
Cheesecake Nutella Twists – chocolate and cheesecake pockets make these easy pastries the perfect breakfast or after school snack
Peanut Butter Cheesecake Cookie Bars – soft cookie bars layered with peanut butter cheesecake and chocolate chips
Lemon Cheesecake Cake – two layers of lemon cake with a creamy vanilla cheesecake layer in the center
Carrot Cheesecake Muffins – a pocket of cheesecake inside a soft fluffy cinnamon carrot muffin is a very good idea
Cake Batter Cheesecake Brownies – layers of brownies, cookies, and funfetti cheesecake in one easy cheesecake bar
Cheesecake Apple Pie – a creamy cheesecake layer topped with homemade apple pie filling
Pumpkin Oreo Cheesecakes – these creamy pumpkin cheesecakes have a cookie bottom and top. Perfect fall dessert!
Cookie Dough Cheesecake Brownie Pie – a brownie pie topped with the best cookie dough cheesecake mousse and lots of mini chocolate chips
Rainbow Vanilla Cheesecake Bars – these easy and creamy cheesecake bars get a fun twist from the swirls of color
Salted Caramel Oreo Icebox Cake – layers of cookies and no bake caramel cheesecake makes this icebox cake a fun and easy dessert
Coconut Cream Cheesecake Brownies – chocolate and coconut cream cheesecake makes these brownies a favorite dessert
Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecake – chocolate and peanut butter cheesecake layers with more chocolate and peanut butter cup candies
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**This cheesecake round up was originally posted on July 28, 2015.