Farmer's Cheesecake with Strawberries
For this elegant, no-bake cheesecake, Nicolaus Balla ferments his own farmer's cheese (a kind of cottage cheese). Ricotta mixed with cream cheese makes a delicious substitute for the filling, which is incredibly light, delicately sweet and wonderful inside the crumbly graham cracker crust.
Lemony Layered Cheesecake
The smart trick here is using prepared ingredients to compose this tangy icebox cake.
Icebox Chocolate Cheesecake
Grace Parisi brilliantly layers chocolate cookies with a quick mix of cream cheese, chocolate syrup and a little water. The cookies soften as the cake chills overnight for a perfectly moist, chocolaty "cheater's" cheesecake.
This decadent pear-and-caramel trifle is perfect for a party because it can be made a day ahead and it serves a crowd.
No-Bake White Chocolate Cheesecake with Strawberries
In his version of no-bake cheesecake, baker and cookbook author Kamran Siddiqi beats melted white chocolate and citrus zest into the creamy filling for a deep, decadent flavor.
Goat Cheese Cheesecake with Honeyed Cranberries
Every year for his birthday, Tim Hollingsworth's mother makes him cheesecake with canned cherries on top. In his clever version, he substitutes goat cheese for the cream cheese and glazed cranberries for the cherries.
Triple-Cheese Cheesecake with Amaretti Crust
This killer cheesecake has an ethereally light, creamy texture and fantastic crunchy crust made from honey graham crackers and amaretti cookies. While the cheesecake filling doesn't require baking, this recipe calls for baking the crust.