No Bake Strawberry Milkshake Cheesecake

This No Bake Strawberry Milkshake Cheesecake might be my favorite cheesecake yet! Strawberry Nesquick always tastes magical when added to desserts, and this cheesecake is no exception! It’s worth breaking a diet for. I know. I did it.

No Bake Strawberry Milkshake Cheesecake

No Bake Strawberry Milkshake Cheesecake

No Bake Strawberry Milkshake Cheesecake

As you read this (assuming you’re reading it the day it posted), I am on my way to the BlogHer Food Conference in Miami!! I cannot wait! It’ll be so fun to see friends, meet new ones and spend time with my roomie Julianne from Beyond Frosting. We met back in February and she is the best!

Plus, I’m stoked to be back in South Florida for a few days. I’ve decided it’s my heaven. I love it. The only bummer is that the hubs couldn’t come with me – he has to work.

I can’t wait to tell you all about the trip when I’m back. If you’re interested, follow me on instagram – I’ll be sharing photos all weekend!

No Bake Strawberry Milkshake Cheesecake

But in the meantime, you must make this cheesecake. Every time I take another bite, I can’t stop eating it all over again.

It’s not as thick as some of the other no bake cheesecakes I’ve shared – I think because of the Nesquick mix – so you’ll want to make sure to keep it in the fridge right until you serve it. And as much as I dig a thick cheesecake, it doesn’t bother me one bit that this one isn’t as thick.

No Bake Strawberry Milkshake Cheesecake

And the chocolate Oreo crust is the perfect compliment for it. I considered nilla wafers, graham crackers and even golden Oreos, but the chocolate contrasts and compliments the strawberry just like it should.

The hubs has gone totally crazy over this cheesecake. I was told I couldn’t give any away. That’s always a good sign.

And honestly, I kind of didn’t want to. Except that I’m trying to eat better and eating an entire cheesecake doesn’t really go with that goal real well. Bummer. But as much as I hate cutting back on my sweets, fitting into old clothes has been really nice.

No Bake Strawberry Milkshake Cheesecake

Even so, I had more of this cheesecake than I thought I would. I just couldn’t resist.

And because it’s no bake, it is so easy to make. The crust is just Oreo crumbs, melted butter and sprinkles mixed together, then pressed into the bottom of a springform pan.

The filling is mostly cream cheese. Added to it is some sugar, vanilla, strawberry Nesquick powder mix and a little milk to break up the powder and smooth it out.

No Bake Strawberry Milkshake Cheesecake

The Cool Whip that gets added loosens up the cream cheese. You can replace it with homemade whipped cream if you’d like. The recipe I have on the blog would work great, but you might want to add a little more powdered sugar to it, so it’s thicker. Probably about 1/2 a cup for 1 cup of heavy cream.

And that’s it! Just let it set in the fridge – I usually leave it overnight. When it’s done, you can add more whipped cream and sprinkles. Don’t the sprinkles just make it so pretty?

Time to get baking! Minus the actual baking part. 😉

No Bake Strawberry Milkshake Cheesecake

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No Bake Strawberry Milkshake Cheesecake

No Bake Strawberry Milkshake Cheesecake

  • Author: Lindsay
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 12-14 Slices
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Fridge
  • Cuisine: American


This No Bake Strawberry Milkshake Cheesecake might be my favorite cheesecake yet! Strawberry Nesquick always tastes magical when added to desserts, and this cheesecake is no exception! It’s worth breaking a diet for. I know. I did it.



  • 2 cups Oreo crumbs
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 tbsp sprinkles


  • 24 oz (three 8-oz packages) cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup strawberry Nesquik powder mix (or similar strawberry milk powder)
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • 8 oz cool whip (or homemade whipped cream)
  • additional Cool Whip for topping
  • sprinkles for topping


1. Combine Oreo crumbs, melted butter and sprinkles.
2. Press into the bottom and halfway up the sides of a 9 inch springform pan. Set in refrigerator to firm.
3. Mix cream cheese, sugar, vanilla, strawberry Nesquik mix and milk together in a large bowl until smooth and well combined.
4. Gently stir in Cool Whip (or homemade whipped cream).
5. Pour filling into crust and smooth the top.
6. Refrigerate for about 5 hours or until firm.
7. Once firm, remove cheesecake from springform pan and decorate with additional Cool Whip and sprinkles.
8. Store in refrigerator until ready to serve.


  • Serving Size: 1 Slice
  • Calories: 345
  • Sugar: 20.6 g
  • Sodium: 221.7 mg
  • Fat: 26.2 g
  • Carbohydrates: 26.9 g
  • Protein: 4.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 59.5 mg

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  1. claire

    Hi Lindsay, I just stumbled upon your blog, as I was searhing for a Nesquik Cheesecake.. so it is perfect! My on thing is have you ever made it without the cream inside the cake? Do you think it would ruin it?


  2. AG


    Approximately how many people would this be able to serve? I am a teacher and my students are interested in making a dessert dish. I wanted to make this dish. I have four groups of 5-6 students and each group would be responsible for making their own cake. Thanks!


      Would you be leaving out the powdered strawberry mix? I’m sure the strawberry cream cheese would be fine, but if you leave out the powder you would probably not have much strawberry flavor.

  3. Cris

    Just got from the cookout for which I made this recipe. I found out when I got there that I was the only person to bring dessert and boy was everyone upset they only got small portions! Even with the small portions, this was the hit of the party, it was phenomenal! My friends asked me to express their appreciation to you for conceiving of this amazing dessert, THANK YOU!!!


      Awesome, I’m so glad everyone enjoyed it and that you saved the day with dessert! 🙂 We always need dessert.

  4. Tammy

    Can’t wait to try this recipe, but I was wondering if the 1/2 cup sugar that is added is granulated or powder? Thanks!

  5. shalu

    Hey Lindsey!
    I love your blog. All the recipes are so simple and the end products are so delicious.
    I am from India and we don’t get Nesquick powder here.
    Can you tell me some other alternative?


      I’m so glad you’ve enjoyed the recipes! One option would be to get some dried strawberries, pop them in a food processor and grind them down to a powder. I’d suggest a strawberry sauce, but I think the end result wouldn’t be thick enough. Powder is going to work best.


      I’m thinking that if you put dried strawberries in a food processor and grind them to a powder, that would work nicely.

  6. Phoebe

    Hey I just made this gorgeous cheesecake, followed the recipe word by word, it’s spent 14 hours in the fridge and yet it still isn’t solid, it’s not set quite right. It tastes heavenly though! I woder what I could do to make it set right? Should I put it in the freezer? Thanks in advance!


      Hmm, it’s hard to say from afar. It won’t be as firm as a baked cheesecake, but should be firm enough. You could freeze it and eat it that way.

    2. April

      I have made this a few times…I always freeze it…then it is out for a couple ours til served I also don’t do the cool whip topping and sprinkles til I’m ready to serve.

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