The Heat is Off: 7 No-Bake Birthday Cakes

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Berry No-Bake Cheesecake
Ingredients: 1 package Knox unflavored gelatin, 1/2 cup hot water, 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, 1/2 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1 teaspoon ... more 
Photo by: Spoonful
Berry No-Bake Cheesecake
Ingredients: 1 package Knox unflavored gelatin, 1/2 cup hot water, 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, 1/2 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1 teaspoon orange zest, 1/2 cup heavy cream, 1 purchased graham cracker crust, 1 cup cherry pie filling and 1/2 cup blueberries

Directions:
Sprinkle gelatin into hot water and whisk until fully dissolved. Set aside.

In the bowl of a stand mixer beat cream cheese, sugar, vanilla, orange zest and heavy cream on medium speed, until well incorporated, about 1 minute. Using a rubber spatula, scrape down the sides of the bowl and switch mixer speed to low. Slowly pour in dissolved gelatin and beat until smooth. Pour into graham cracker crust and refrigerate for 2 hours.

When pie is fully set, remove from refrigerator and top with cherry pie filling and blueberries. less 
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Wed, Apr 17, 2013 2:16 PM EDT
Do you need a last-minute party cake that avoids the oven altogether? Choose one of these no-bake recipes and get ready for compliments.By Victoria Hudgins



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