Layered No-Bake Cheesecake Cups

Layered No-Bake Cheesecake Cups

On Shavuot, it's traditional to eat dairy foods. Try these delicious, easy, no-bake cheesecake cups. I used small glass cups, but you can use clear plastic ones, too. It's just as pretty.


  • 1 (120 gram/4 oz.) packet tea biscuits (plain)

  • 1 (90 gram/3 oz.) packet instant vanilla pudding
  • 2 cups full-fat milk (don’t use skim)
  • 1 8-oz. (230 gram) container cream cheese (whipped or unwhipped)
  • 1 (90 gram/3 oz.) packet kosher instant strawberry gelatin


  1. Crush the tea biscuits. You can do this in a blender/food processor, or with your hands.
  2. Blend the cream cheese, milk and instant pudding powder.
  3. Prepare the gelatin according to packet instructions, and set aside to cool.
  4. Place a layer of crumbs on the bottom of each glass/bowl. Spoon a layer of cheese on top. Add a second layer or crumbs and a second layer of cheese. Refrigerate.
  5. When the gelatin is cooled and thick, but not completely set, very gently spoon some on top of each cup.
  6. Return to refrigerator until fully set.

Enjoy! Happy Shavuot!

Miriam Szokovski is the author of the historical novel Exiled Down Under, and a member of the editorial team. She shares her love of cooking, baking and food photography on’s food blog, Cook It Kosher.
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Daisy Ridley The set of Star Wars October 12, 2017

Can you give me examples of kosher gelatin? Thanks! Reply

Miriam Szokovski October 15, 2017
in response to Daisy Ridley:

Hi Daisy,

Osem is a widely-available brand. You should be able to find it in a kosher store or near, or online. I hope that helps. Reply

Lisa Providence, RI April 14, 2017

I'm on a low-cholesterol diet, so I need to use skim milk! Reply

Miriam Szokovski May 25, 2016

serving size Hi, it's hard to say because it really depends on the size of the cups you use. If you make it in a pan, this recipe fills a 10-inch square pan with thick layers, or a 9x13 inch pan, with thinner layers. I hope that helps. Reply

Anonymous london May 25, 2016

how many servings does this make? how many servings does this make? Reply