No-Bake Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake

Just when I think I can’t reinvent pumpkin pie, I realized there’s a new frontier: frozen pumpkin pie! Honestly, this can change your life. Period. Make it a few days before Thanksgiving and forget about stressing about dessert. This still delivers the delicious pumpkin flavor you’re craving but also that frozen desert texture we all love.

Watch how to make this pumpkin pie cheesecake:

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No-Bake Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheesecake, fall, pie, pumpkin, Thanksgiving
Difficulty: Intermediate
Method: Mixing
Author: Kaleb


For the crust

  • 10 oz ginger snap cookies
  • ½ cup pecans
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 5 tbsp melted butter

For the filling

  • 8 oz cream cheese, room temperature
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup pumpkin
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp ginger
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • 1 cup whipping cream


For the crust

  • Preheat oven to 325°F.
  • Pulse ginger cookies in a food processor until they become a fine crumb. Add sugar and pecans and continue processing until the mixture is evenly ground.
  • With the processor running, pour in the melted butter through the feed tube until all the crumbs are moistened.
  • Press the crust into a 9-inch pie dish, also going up the sides to create a sturdy crust.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 13-15 minutes until lightly toasted and set. Remove from the oven and let cool.

For the filling

  • Prepare the cream by whipping to stiff peaks. Set aside.
  • Mix cream cheese and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Add pumpkin and spices and mix to combine.
  • To finish, fold in prepared whipped cream until no streaks remain.
  • Pour into prepared pie shell, smooth to an even layer, and freeze a minimum of 4 hours. This pie can also be made a few days in advance.
  • Before serving, let sit at room temperature for 20 minutes. Slice and serve!


Serving: 1 slice
No Bake Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake | The Gray Boxwood
No Bake Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake | The Gray Boxwood
No Bake Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake | The Gray Boxwood

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