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Side view of a Gingerbread Cheesecake Trifle

Gingerbread Cheesecake Trifle

  • Author: Lindsay
  • Prep Time: 4 hours
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 4 hours
  • Yield: 10-12 Servings
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: No Bake
  • Cuisine: American


This Gingerbread Cheesecake Trifle is an easy no-bake holiday dessert! It has layers of thick gingerbread cookies, no-bake gingerbread cheesecake, caramel and whipped cream. It’s perfect for holiday parties!


  • 16 oz cream cheese, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • pinch of cloves
  • 2 tbsp molasses
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 20 oz cool whip, divided
  • 14 oz gingerbread cookies (I used about 2 1/2 boxes of these¬†cookies)
  • 1 cup caramel sauce, divided


1. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth.
2. Add ginger, cinnamon, cloves, molasses and milk and mix until smooth.
3. Stir in 8 oz of Cool Whip (or homemade whipped cream).
4. In a large trifle dish, break up gingerbread cookies to make an even layer.
5. Top cookies with half of cream cheese mixture.
6. Top cream cheese mixture with 1/2 a cup of caramel sauce.
7. Top caramel sauce with about 6 oz of Cool Whip (or homemade whipped cream).
8. Repeat steps 4-7, then finish off trifle with gingerbread crumbs.
9. Refrigerate until ready to serve, at least 4 hours. Can be made the night before and refrigerated overnight.


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 506
  • Sugar: 50.6 g
  • Sodium: 327 mg
  • Fat: 27.9 g
  • Carbohydrates: 62.5 g
  • Protein: 4.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 38.3 mg

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