No Bake Funfetti Cheesecake
This No Bake Funfetti Cheesecake is thick, creamy, delicious and full of sprinkles and cake batter-y flavor! And I love that it’s no bake – making it easy to put together.
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Ok, moving on!
I’m pretty much the worst slow cooker user ever. Did you know that for a slow cooker to actually cook food you have to add food to it? I know, crazy right?
I have this problem where I constantly go off and forget to add the food so that it cooks while I’m at work. No matter how many times I do it, I keep doing it.
Last night I got home and realized that despite having set everything up the night before so that all I had to do was throw it in the pot before I left, I still forgot. I even put the cooker on the counter the night before with the liner. *shakes head*
Like I said, I’m a slow cooker failure. So I just threw everything in a pan and cooked it instead.
I’m always distracted in the mornings when trying to get my photos taken before I leave for work. That’s my problem. Too many distractions.
But can you blame me? With desserts like this No Bake Funfetti Cheesecake distracting me, what’s a girl to do?
One of my very favorite things is Funfetti. And not just any Funfetti, but cake batter flavor. Sprinkles alone won’t cut it.
In this cheesecake though, I decided not use an actual cake mix. Instead I used some butter and almond flavoring, which lends a cake batter flavor. It’s added to my usual base recipe for a no bake cheesecake.
I also used my very favorite Oreos – Golden Birthday Cake Oreos. They are the jam! I like them even better than the regular chocolate birthday cake Oreos. They make up the crust and every bite with the crust makes the cheesecake that much better. If you don’t have access to the Oreos though, you could substitute another vanilla cookie.
This cheesecake is made in a springform pan, which allows you to remove the sides of the pan when it’s done so that you have the nice cheesecake you see in the photos.
I explain that because a while ago, I got a call from my mom who was trying to find a dessert on my blog to make for some friends coming over. She was eyeing my No Bake Oreo Cheesecake, but didn’t know what a springform pan was. HA!
While I totally understand that not everyone knows what one is, but it makes me laugh that my own mom is one of those people. I totally gave her a hard time. She didn’t even have measuring spoons until I got her some for Christmas. Proof that when she says she doesn’t bake, she means it. She does cook though. And she cooks well. But she just adds some of this and some of that. No need to measure!
Of course after I explained what the springform pan was, her next question was, “Can I just use a pie pan?”
So if you’re wondering, this could be made in a pie pan. But if you have a springform pan, go with that. It turns out much prettier. I promise. 😉
No Bake Funfetti Cheesecake
- Yield: 12-14 Servings
- Category: Dessert
- Method: No Bake
- Cuisine: American
- 2 1/2 cups Golden Birthday Cake Oreo crumbs
- 3 tbsp butter, melted
- 2 tbsp sprinkles
- 24 oz cream cheese, room temperature
- 1/2 cup + 2 tbsp sugar
- 2 tbsp flour
- 2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 1/4 tsp butter extract
- 1 1/4 tsp almond extract
- 3 tbsp sprinkles, plus more for topping
- 12 oz Cool Whip, divided (or homemade whipped cream)
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