Salted Caramel No Bake Cheesecake Recipe

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This Salted Caramel No Bake Cheesecake is rich and decadent with that perfect mix of salt and sweety flavors. The creamy cheesecake is topped with caramel sauce for a truly indulgent and delicious dessert.

Salted Caramel No Bake Cheesecake with a slice cut out

Cheesecakes are one of my favorite desserts, creamy and rich and I love all of the different variations you can make. This salted caramel cheesecake is totally next level, I just know you guys are going to love it!

How to Make Salted Caramel No Bake Cheesecake


Add the condensed milk and salt to a baking dish, cover and cover with foil. Place in a baking dish filled with water and bake in a preheated oven until it is dark and thick. Set to one side to cool.


Add the graham cracker crumbs, granulated sugar, brown sugar and salt to a bowl and combine. Pour over melted butter and place the crust in a springform pan and press it in. Freeze.


Whisk the cream in a stand mixer until stiff and set aside and then beat together the cream cheese, sugars, sour cream and lemon juice. Add the whipped cream and fold the mixture together


Pour the caramel over the crust and refrigerate before adding the cheesecake mixture. Chill until set and drizzle with caramel sauce and toffee bits to serve.


A cheesecake drizzled in caramel sauce

Salted Caramel No Bake Cheesecake on a cake stand

Can you make this salted caramel cheesecake ahead of time?

This cheesecake can be made up to 48 hours ahead of time, making it a great dessert to serve at a dinner party or special occasion. The cheesecake can also be frozen for up to 3 months. Build the cheesecake and then freeze it in the springform pan. Once frozen, place in a freezer bag. Defrost in the fridge overnight before serving.

What’s the difference between a baked and no bake cheesecake?

A no bake cheesecake doesn’t contain eggs, and therefore it doesn’t have to be baked. It is still deliciously smooth and creamy, but it means that you don’t need to be watching the oven.

Sauce being drizzled over the dessert

Close up of a slice of cheesecake on a plate

How long does it take to make a salted caramel no bake cheesecake?

This is a recipe that takes about 4 hours to make with an additional refrigeration time of (at least) 8 hours. BUT…it is worth the time and effort, and a lot of that time is hands off. The crust can be made up to two days ahead if covered and kept refrigerated.

A slice of Salted Caramel No Bake Cheesecake served with a fork

Salted Caramel No Bake Cheesecake on a plate being cut with a fork

Top Tips To Make Salted Caramel No Bake Cheesecake 

  • When making the caramel, be sure to stir the cream every thirty minutes to help it bake evenly.
  • If you don’t have a stand mixer, you can whip the cream and mix the ingredients together by hand. It will take longer to whip the cream and ensure that everything is well combined.
  • Allow enough time to make this recipe, the cheesecake will need about 8 hours to set in the fridge.

Close up of the point on a slice of Salted Caramel No Bake Cheesecake

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