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No Bake Pistachio Cheesecake [Easy Recipe]

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If you’re as big a fan of pistachios as I am, you’re going to love this No Bake Pistachio Cheesecake recipe. It’s a fantastic treat that combines the rich, nutty flavor of pistachios with creamy cheesecake, all set on a buttery crust. Best of all, no oven required! This dessert is perfect for those warmer days when you want something sweet without heating up the kitchen. Let’s dive into why this cheesecake is sure to be a hit at your next gathering or a luxurious treat just for yourself.

Why Will You Love this Recipe?

  • Effortlessly Elegant: This cheesecake looks as good as it tastes, with layers of smooth pistachio cheesecake and a glossy white chocolate topping. It’s sophisticated enough for special occasions but easy enough for a casual dessert.
  • No Baking Needed: Keep your kitchen cool with this no-bake option. It’s all about mixing, setting in the fridge, and enjoying. Perfect for making ahead of time, too.
  • Rich Pistachio Flavor: The use of pistachio spread in both the filling and the topping gives this cheesecake a delightful, nutty flavor that’s both unique and indulgent.

Recipe Variations

  • Switch Up the Nuts: If pistachios aren’t your thing or you want to try something different, almond or hazelnut spreads are fantastic alternatives that work well with the white chocolate.
  • Add Fruit: A layer of raspberry or strawberry puree either swirled into the cheesecake or added as an additional layer could add a lovely tart contrast to the sweet, creamy filling.
  • Vegan Friendly: For a dairy-free version, use vegan cream cheese and whipped coconut cream. Ensure your biscuit base is vegan too, and you’ve got a treat everyone can enjoy.
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Tools You’ll Need

  • 20 cm (8 inch) Cake Pan with removable bottom: Ideal size for a well-proportioned cheesecake that’s not too thick or thin.
  • Electric Mixer: To ensure your cheesecake filling is smooth and creamy, an electric mixer is helpful. It reduces the mixing time and effort significantly.

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No Bake Pistachio Cheesecake

Author: Laura Bais
Enjoy this luxurious no-bake pistachio cheesecake as a special treat that’s sure to impress with its ease and elegance!
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Prep Time 40 minutes
Cooling 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 40 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 10 servings
Calories 565.7 kcal



  • 4.4 ounces ground cookies
  • 2.8 ounces butter melted

Pistachio Cheesecake Filling

  • 18 ounces cream cheese
  • 7 ounces heavy cream
  • 2.5 ounces powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons pistachio spread

White Chocolate Topping

  • 5 ounces white chocolate
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 tablespoons pistachio spread
  • 4 ounces heavy cream

Garnish (optional)

  • 1 ounce pistachios chopped
  • Edible dried rose petals


  • Prepare the Crust: Mix ground biscuits with melted butter until well combined. Press this mixture into the bottom of an 8-inch cake pan and refrigerate to set.
  • Make the Filling: In a large bowl, beat cream cheese, pistachio spread, heavy cream, and powdered sugar with an electric mixer until smooth and creamy, about 2 minutes.
  • Assemble: Remove the crust from the refrigerator and evenly spread the pistachio filling over it. Refrigerate for about 30 minutes to firm up slightly.
  • Prepare the Topping: Heat heavy cream, pistachio spread, and a pinch of salt in a saucepan until hot. Remove from heat and add white chocolate, stirring until smooth.
  • Finish the Cheesecake: Pour the white chocolate mixture over the chilled cheesecake. Return to the refrigerator to set completely.
  • Garnish: Sprinkle chopped pistachios and rose petals over the top before serving if desired.


Serving: 1sliceCalories: 565.7kcalCarbohydrates: 32.7gProtein: 8.2gFat: 46.2gSaturated Fat: 24.8gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 13.5gTrans Fat: 0.3gCholesterol: 104.3mgSodium: 293.9mgPotassium: 289.4mgFiber: 1.8gSugar: 22.6gVitamin A: 1.363IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 122.7mgIron: 1.1mg
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