No-Bake Unicorn Cheesecake Recipe

Dive into the whimsical world of desserts with this No-Bake Unicorn Cheesecake. Bursting with vibrant colors and a magical taste, this cheesecake is an enchanting treat that doesn’t require an oven. Perfect for parties and special occasions, its dazzling appearance and creamy texture will captivate any audience, making it a delightful centerpiece.


For the Crust:

  • Digestive Cookie Crumbs: 2 cups
  • Butter, melted: 113g (½ cup)
  • Powdered Sugar: 1 tablespoon
  • Fine Sea Salt: ½ teaspoon

For the Filling:

  • Cream Cheese, room temperature: 16 oz (two 8 oz packages)
  • Sugar: ½ cup
  • Lemon (zest and juice): 1
  • Pure Vanilla Extract: 1 tablespoon
  • Salt: ½ teaspoon
  • Sour Cream or Labneh: ¼ cup
  • Heavy Cream: 1 cup
  • Food Coloring (Purple, Fuchsia, Teal): As needed
  • Edible Glitter: For garnish


  1. Crust: Combine cookie crumbs, melted butter, powdered sugar, and salt. Press into the bottom and sides of a tart pan. Freeze until set.
  2. Filling: Beat cream cheese, sugar, lemon zest and juice, vanilla, and salt until smooth. Mix in sour cream. In a separate bowl, whip the heavy cream, then fold into the cream cheese mixture. Divide and tint with food coloring.
  3. Assemble: Layer tinted fillings into the crust. Swirl gently with a knife. Chill overnight.
  4. Garnish: Before serving, sprinkle with edible glitter.


  • Use a butter knife or toothpick to create intricate swirls without overmixing the filling.
  • Ensure the cheesecake is fully set to enhance its texture and make it easier to slice.
  • Serve chilled and pair with fresh berries or whipped cream for extra decadence.


Q: How long can I store the No-Bake Unicorn Cheesecake? A: It can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

Q: Can I use different colors for the filling? A: Absolutely! Feel free to use any food coloring that suits your theme or preference.

Q: Is there a substitute for digestive cookie crumbs? A: Yes, you can use graham cracker crumbs or any similar cookie for the crust.

Recipe Details

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: Overnight (for setting)
  • Yield: Serves 8-10
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: No-bake
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegetarian


This No-Bake Unicorn Cheesecake is not just a dessert; it’s an experience. With its dreamy, vibrant layers and a touch of edible glitter, it’s sure to be the star of any gathering. Enjoy the magic of this delightful cheesecake and watch as it brings smiles and a touch of enchantment to your table.

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