No Bake Key Lime Cheesecake

  • Author: Cosette's Kitchen


A simple, elegant no-bake dessert. Perfect to prepare ahead of time!




  • 9 graham crackers (about 1 1/4 cups)
  • 3 Tbsp melted unsalted butter
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger


  • 12 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup key lime juice*
  • zest of 4 key limes (or 2 standard limes)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup coconut cream

Additional whipped cream for garnish



  1. In the bowl of a food processor, add your graham crackers and blend until fine crumbs form.
  2. Remove and pour into a bowl, add your butter and ginger until the crumbs stick together.
  3. Place about a heaping tablespoon of your crumb mixture into each 6oz ramekin, using the bottom of a glass or a tamper, press into bottom and partway up the sides.
  4. Next, prepare your filling.
  5. In the bowl of your stand mixer with paddle attachment, place your cream cheese and powdered sugar, mix until smooth.
  6. Next add your liquid ingredients and zest and blend until smooth and firms up slightly.
  7. Pour your mixture evenly into your ramekin cups.
  8. Set in fridge for at least 4 hours, best overnight.
  9. Garnish with whipped cream and serve chilled.
  10. Enjoy!


*If you can’t find key limes, by all means, use the juice of fresh standard limes

*You can make the same dessert in a 9″ tart pan, follow directions as instructed but pat into larger pan.