No-Bake Lemon Cheesecake Cups

No-Bake Lemon Blackberry Cheesecake Cups

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy Summer dessert recipe, no bake cheesecake dessert, no bake lemon cheesecake
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 8 cups
Energy: 485 kcal
Author: Jennifer

A perfect Summer dessert, this one is no-bake, make ahead friendly, easy and delicious. Change up the fruit as you go through the summer. Great with raspberries, strawberries, blueberries or peaches!

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Ingredients

Crust:

  • 1 1/2 cups candied pecans store-bought or homemade *see recipe notes for recipe
  • 1/2 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/4 cup melted butter

Filling:

  • 1 cup mascarpone
  • 1 cup cream cheese at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup icing/confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • Zest from 1 lemon
  • Juice from 2 lemons (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1 pint blackberries or raspberries etc.

Topping:

  • 1/4 cup sweetened shredded coconut, toasted
  • 2/3 cup whipping cream whipped

Instructions

  1. Prepare the crust by combining the candied pecans, coconut and melted butter in a food processor. Pulse several times until mixture is crumbly and combined. Divide the crust mixture between 8 jars or glass cups. Set aside.

  2. Prepare the filling by combining the mascarpone, cream cheese, icing sugar, whipping cream, lemon zest and lemon juice in the bowl of a stand mixer with a paddle attachment (or a large bowl with electric beaters). Beat until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes, scraping down the sides of the bowl as needed. Divide the lemon cream filling between the 6 cups. Top cups with a layer of blackberries.
  3. If making ahead, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  4. Toast the coconut for the topping by adding to a non-stick skillet and cooking over medium heat, stirring constantly, until golden. Immediately remove to a plate (to stop cooking). Allow to cool completely. Store at room temperature covered, until ready to use.
  5. To serve, top cups with a dollop of whipped cream and a sprinkling of toasted coconut.