No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecakes

If you like my No Bake Lemon Coconut Pies, you’re going to LOVE these No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecakes! They are such an easy and delicious fall festive dessert. The best part is that they are super easy to make. This recipe requires no baking. All you’ll need is a food processor and a freezer to make these delicious fall treats.

8 no bake pumpkin cheesecakes stacked on a plate

Pumpkin Cheesecake is one of my all time favorite holiday desserts. It’s a dessert that I grew up having for Thanksgiving and Christmas and it’s my absolute favorite. I wanted to make a simpler and healthier version of this recipe. My goal was to create a recipe that was easy to make and little something I could have when I’m craving something sweet. The result was this no bake pumpkin cheesecake recipe! These mini cheesecakes are so simple to make- all you need to do is blend ingredients and place in the freezer. This recipe only requires a few ingredients to make, is gluten free, and can be made vegan.

If you’re looking for more Fall dessert recipes, also check out my Tigernut Flour Pumpkin Bread and Apple Crumble recipes.

holding one no bake pumpkin cheesecake

What You’ll Need:

Almonds: You will need almonds to make the pie crust. I used raw, unsalted almonds for this recipe.

Dates: Dates are the second ingredient used to make the pie crust. They help the pie crust stick together and also add a sweet flavor. I recommend soaking the dates before to help them blend easier.

Cream Cheese: You will need cream cheese to make the cheesecake filling. You can substitute with vegan cream cheese if you’d like to make this recipe vegan.

Pumpkin Puree: You will need pumpkin puree to make the pumpkin cheesecake filling. Be sure to use pumpkin puree and not pumpkin pie filling.

Coconut Sugar: Coconut sugar sweetens the recipe. Cane sugar works as well.

Spices: You will need cinnamon, nutmeg, and pumpkin pie spices to flavor the pumpkin cheesecake filling.

stack of three no bake pumpkin cheesecakes on a plate

How to Make Pumpkin Cheesecakes:

  1. Remove pits from dates. To make the crust, place dates, almonds, and a pinch of salt into a food processor. Blend until fully mixed and the mixture sticks together. You may need to add a tbsp of water and re-blend if the mixture is dry and not sticking together.
  2. Divide crust evenly between 12 muffin tins. Press the crust down into each muffin liner. I used muffin liners for this. It makes it easier to remove the cheesecakes once finished.
  3. To make the cheesecake filling, add cream cheese, pumpkin, coconut sugar, cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice, and nutmeg to the blender. Blend until smooth. Distribute the cheesecake filling evenly over the 12 muffin tins containing the crust.
  4. Place the cheesecakes in the freezer to set for about 1 hour. Enjoy cheesecake after 1 hour.

Storage: Store the cheesecakes in the freezer. The pumpkin cheesecakes cannot be stored in the fridge. If they are stored in the fridge, the pumpkin pie filling will turn liquid. To serve, remove the cheesecakes from the freezer and place in the fridge for about 1 hour to thaw before consuming.

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I hope you enjoy this recipe, please comment and let me know if you give it a try! Or tag me if you make them on instagram @wellbymel_!

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No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecakes

These No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecakes make the perfect healthier Fall treats! This recipe is so easy to make, gluten free, and can be made vegan.
Prep Time 5 mins
Freezing Time 1 hr
Course Dessert
Servings 12 cheesecakes

Equipment

  • Food Processor

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup Almonds raw
  • 9 Dates
  • pinch Salt
  • 8 oz Cream Cheese
  • 1 cup Pumpkin Puree unsweetened
  • 1/2 cup Coconut Sugar
  • Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Pumpkin Pie Spice to taste

Instructions
 

  • Remove pits from dates. To make the crust, place dates, almonds, and a pinch of salt into a food processor. Blend until fully mixed and the mixture sticks together. You may need to add a tbsp of water and re-blend if the mixture is dry and not sticking together.
  • Divide crust evenly between 12 muffin tins. Press the crust down into each muffin liners. I used muffin liners for this. It makes it easier to remove the cheesecakes once finished.
  • To make the cheesecake filling, add the cream cheese, pumpkin, coconut sugar, cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice, and nutmeg to the food processor. Blend until smooth. Distribute the cheesecake filling evenly over the 12 muffin tins containing the crust.
  • Place the cheesecakes in the freezer to set for about 1 hour before eating.

Notes

Storage: Store the cheesecakes in the freezer. The pumpkin cheesecakes cannot be stored in the fridge. If they are stored in the fridge, the pumpkin pie filling will turn liquid. To serve, remove the cheesecakes from the freezer and place in the fridge for about 1 hour to thaw before consuming.
Keyword gluten free dessert, No Bake Brownies, pumpkin cheesecake, vegan dessert

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