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No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Box Cake
Prep Time
15 mins
Total Time
1 hr 15 mins
 

A deliciously simple layered ice box cake made with graham crackers, a creamy vanilla "cheesecake" layer and fresh strawberries. Easy to make and devour.

Servings: 12
Calories: 179 kcal
Author: Sandra
Ingredients
  • 1 package graham crackers
  • 1 cup heavy cream (or sub 1 cup Cool Whip in place of heavy cream, vanilla and sugar, and skip step 2.)
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 3.4 oz boxes of instant vanilla pudding
  • 3 cups milk
  • 8 ounces cream cheese (we use 1/3 less fat-cream cheese)
  • 2 lbs. fresh strawberries - remove stem slice or dice and toss in 2 tablespoon of sugar if desired
Instructions
  1. Line a 13x9 inch baking dish with a single layer of graham crackers. If you need to fill in a few spots, break then into small pieces to cover the bottom.
  2. Prepare whipped topping using a hand mixer and whisking heavy cream until you have soft peaks. Gently fold in powdered sugar and vanilla, and whisk again until stiff peaks form. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl mix together 2 boxes of pudding mix with 3 cups of milk. Beat until well combined. The add in cream cheese and beat until well combined and smooth. Gently fold in the prepared whipped cream or Cool Whip.
  4. Take half of the pudding/cream cheese mixture and spread over the first layer of graham crackers. Cover with 1/2 of the strawberries.
  5. Top strawberries with another layer of graham crackers. Fitting to the pan just like instructed above in the first step.
  6. Repeat with pudding and strawberries.
  7. Cover with plastic wrap or foil & place in fridge for 4-6 hours to chill and allow pudding to set..
Recipe Notes

Recipe adapted from Boston Cream Pie Ice Box Cake

Nutrition Facts
No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Box Cake
Amount Per Serving (1 slice)
Calories 179 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 43mg 14%
Sodium 125mg 5%
Potassium 257mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 13g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 10g
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 10.1%
Vitamin C 54%
Calcium 12.2%
Iron 2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.