This easy lemon pudding cheesecake dessert with lemons, cream cheese, instant pudding and graham cracker bottom is a sweet and tangy recipe perfect for any occasion. If you’re looking for an easy dessert recipe that doesn’t require any baking, then look no further than this delicious no-bake lemon cheesecake sweet treat! 

Lemon Pudding Cheesecake Dessert

Easy Lemon Pudding Cheesecake Dessert

I have the perfect dessert recipe for when you’re craving something sweet, but don’t want to spend a lot of time in the kitchen. This Lemon Pudding Cheesecake recipe is so easy to make and absolutely delicious! 

If you enjoy lemon desserts or anything cheesecake, then you’ll love the combination of flavors and textures in this easy lemon cheesecake.

So go ahead and treat yourself to this yummy dessert!

Lemon Pudding Cheesecake Dessert
Lemon Pudding Cheesecake Dessert – Easy No-Bake Recipe

A classic dessert is always a crowd pleasing recipe for a party or gathering. This recipe is similar to what to what grandma used to make.

My kids absolutely love these no bake lemon cheesecake bars! I hope you enjoy it as well.

Lemon Pudding Cheesecake Dessert

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Easy No-Bake Lemon Pudding Dessert

Taking a bite of a cold lemon cheesecake dessert topped with homemade whipped cream and lemon zest is the perfect snack for hot summer day!

I’m usually a sucker for chocolate cheesecake, but when summer rolls around my family is all about lemon desserts. This is one that I have been making for years for family gatherings and happy to share it with you today!

When you don’t want to bake in the oven, try this simple recipe and let me know what you think in the comments below.

Lemon Pudding Cheesecake Dessert with lemons and instant pudding

Can I Freeze Cheesecake?

Wondering if you can serve this lemon cheesecake frozen like an ice box cake? That is a big YES!

What is the Best Way to Freeze Cheesecake?

The best way to freeze this lemon cheesecake dessert is to cover the dish in plastic wrap, then foil and freeze for up to 1 month. Thaw slightly in the refrigerator or counter for 20 minutes before serving.

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Lemon Pudding Cheesecake Dessert

Easy lemon cheesecake dessert with lemons, cream cheese, instant pudding and a graham cracker bottom is a delicious sweet and tangy no bake recipe perfect for any occasion.
Prep Time30 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Yield: 10
Author: Amy Locurto


Homemade Whipped Cream

  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Graham Cracker Crust

Lemon Pudding Cheesecake


  • In a cold bowl, use a hand mixer to whip heavy whipping cream, sugar and vanilla until light and fluffy. Cover and refrigerate whipped cream until ready to use.
    2 cups heavy whipping cream, 1/3 cup sugar, 1 tsp vanilla
  • Crush graham crackers in a blender or food processor.
    10 Graham Crackers
  • Melt butter in the microwave
    4 tablespoons Unsalted Butter
  • In a mixing bowl, add crushed graham crackers, melted butter and cinnamon.
    10 Graham Crackers, 4 tablespoons Unsalted Butter, 1 dash Ground Cinnamon
  • Press a layer of graham crackers into a 9×12 baking dish for the bottom layer. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  • In a large bowl, use a hand mixer to whip softened cream cheese.
    8 oz Cream Cheese
  • Add lemon pudding, milk and 1 tsp of lemon zest to the cream cheese. Whip until creamy.
    6.8 oz Instant Lemon Pudding, 2 cups Coconut Milk, 2 Lemons
  • Pour lemon cheesecake mixture over the graham cracker crust.
  • Add the next layer of whipped cream.
  • Top with more lemon zest or fresh lemons for garnish.
  • Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.


Only use Instant pudding. Do not use cook and serve pudding.
Substitute homemade whipped cream for Cool Whip if you need a fast dessert.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheesecake, dessert, lemon, lemon pudding, no bake, Snack, summer
Calories: 528kcal


Calories: 528kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 41g | Saturated Fat: 27g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 89mg | Sodium: 281mg | Potassium: 210mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 1145IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 76mg | Iron: 2mg

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  1. I use Silk Coconut Milk (Original). This brand is usually in the refrigerated area next to regular milk. You can use regular milk if that is easier as well.

  2. Coconut milk? Is this milk like almond? Or canned coconut milk?
    Thanks, I’m going to make! ?

  3. Coconut milk? Is this milk like almond? Or canned coconut milk?
    Thanks, I’m going to make! ?

  4. Absolutely delicious!!! It was the perfect cool dessert during our recent heatwave!!!

  5. I’m really a sucker for a lemon cheesecake and this one is perfect! I just love easy but tried and tested recipes.

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