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15 Cheesecake-Themed Desserts

Because cheesecake is such a popular dessert, baking-enthusiasts everywhere have been creating twists on the classic recipe. Everything from cheesecake cupcakes to cheesecake mousse have been popping up on my Pinterest timeline, and let’s be honest: I can’t resist. If you’re anything like me, you too will be unable to resist these innovative cheesecake-themed desserts. Check them out below!


1. Mini Cookies and Cream Cheesecakes

These bite-sized cookies and cream cupcakes are perfect for any party. They feature chocolate crust and cheesecake filling infused with cookie bits. They’re also topped with sweetened whipped cream and a mini Oreo cookie!


2. No Bake Reese’s Peanut Butter Cheesecake

This huge cheesecake can feed the whole staff. The filling consists of peanut butter, cheesecake and Reese’s miniature candies. It’s crusted with Oreos and topped with chopped Reese’s and chocolate syrup.


3. Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Bars

This recipe brings a light, fruity twist to cheesecake. These bars have: a classic graham cracker crust, a lemon and blueberry cheesecake filling and are topped with fresh blueberries.


4. Salted Caramel Cheesecake Cupcakes

This more versatile cheesecake cupcake recipe comes with two topping options: salted caramel or strawberry. Regardless of which you choose, the cupcake consists of a graham cracker crust and classic cheesecake filling.


5. Andes Mint Mini Cheesecakes

Who doesn’t love Andes mints? These mini cheesecakes feature a chocolate crust and mint-infused cheesecake filling, but what makes them shine is the melted chocolate and chopped Andes on top!


6. Boston Cream Cheesecake

This totally innovative recipe combines Boston Cream Pie and cheesecake to create the perfect dessert. The first layer is cake, the second layer is cheesecake and the top layer is chocolate!


7. Vegan Matcha Cheesecake

If you’re vegan (and even if you’re not), you’ll love this Matcha green tea cheesecake. It has a shortbread base and Matcha-infused cheesecake filling. It’s also topped with Matcha and fresh raspberries!


8. Mini Strawberry Cheesecake Cupcakes

For this classic cheesecake cupcake recipe, you have a graham cracker crust, cheesecake filling and strawberry sauce topping. Add a fresh strawberry on top for a light touch!


9. Banana Cream Cheesecake

If you love banana cream pie, you’ll love this recipe! It consists of a graham cracker crust topped with bananas, a banana pudding-infused cheesecake filling and a whipped cream and banana topping.


10. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake

Let’s be honest, cookie dough is everyone’s favorite dessert! This cheesecake features a cookie crumb crust and cookie dough cheesecake filling. It’s also topped with chocolate ganache and whipped cream!


11. Lemon Cheesecake Mousse

This light, citrus recipe doesn’t require baking! It consists of a lemon Jell-O and cheesecake mousse and can be topped with blackberries.


12. S’mores Cheesecake

Who wouldn’t love combining s’mores and cheesecake? This recipe calls for a chocolate, marshmallow and graham cracker crust. It also calls for a classic cheesecake filling topped with hot fudge and marshmallows.


13. White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake Bites

These party-friendly bites are every dessert-lover’s dream. The recipe calls for an Oreo crust, white chocolate cheesecake filling and raspberry sauce topping. Add whipped cream to finish it off!


14. Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Brownies

This holiday favorite combines two classic dessert favorites! The recipe features a chocolate chip brownie swirled with cheesecake topping.


15. Homemade Cheesecake

This list wouldn’t be complete without a simple, classic cheesecake recipe! 

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Bailey Black

Virginia Tech

I'm a Virginia Tech junior pursuing a major in Public Relations; a minor in Dress, Culture, and Society; and a minor/cognate in Marketing and Event Management. You can usually find me blogging, taking photos, listening to music, playing with makeup, organizing my planner or cooking up a healthy meal. I love giving advice on beauty, fashion, health and the college lifestyle, and I'm so thankful to be working with Her Campus!