This No-Bake Greek Yogurt Cheesecake is a lightened up recipe that is easy on calories & fat but full of flavor. It's a great make-ahead dessert for a crowd

No-Bake Greek Yogurt Cheesecake

This No-Bake Greek Yogurt Cheesecake is a lightened up recipe that is easy on calories & fat but full of flavor. It's a great make-ahead dessert for a crowd
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 20 mins
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 279kcal
Author: Yumna Jawad

Ingredients

Crust

  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil melted
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon

Cheesecake

  • 2 8 oz packages cream cheese
  • 1 cup thick vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1/8 tsp salt

Strawberry Sauce

  • 1/2 lb strawberries hulled
  • 1-2 tbsp cane sugar or granulated sugar or brown sugar, depending on how sweet you'd like it
  • 1/4 p vanilla extract

Instructions

Crust

  • In a large bowl, stir the graham cracker crumbs, brown sugar, coconut oil and cinnamon until well combined.
  • Spoon the crust evenly between 6 cups and use your fingers or the back of a spoon to pack the crust down firmly into the cups.

Cheesecake

  • Add all ingredients for the cheesecake to a food processor, and pulse to combine, scraping the edges of the bowl a couple times to incorporate all the ingredients.
  • Spoon the cheesecake evenly between 6 cups.
  • Refrigerate for 2-3 hours until the cheesecake is set.
  • When ready to serve, top the cheesecake with the strawberry sauce, or fresh fruit and powdered sugar, if desired.

Strawberry Sauce

  • Slice the strawberries in half or in quarter depending on their size and place them in a saucepan with the sugar and vanilla extract on medium heat.
  • Cook on the stovetop for about 10-15 minutes, stirring frequently until all the sugar is dissolved, the strawberries soften and a syrup forms.

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Notes

Recipe adapted from Gimme Some Oven
For the Greek Yogurt, it’s best to choose thick whole fat Greek Yogurt that doesn’t have any excess water

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 279kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 187mg | Potassium: 123mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin C: 18.2mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1.1mg