No-Bake & Dairy-Free Cherry Cheesecake Dip

by | Updated: July 17th, 2017 | Read time: 1 minute

You’d hate to challenge your Great Aunt Mildred, but her beloved cherry cheesecake recipe is so 1960. It’s time for an update! Here’s a healthier, easier and much quicker way to enjoy a sweet, creamy dessert with graham cracker crust and tart topping. This no-bake dip is a fancy, delicious addition to any party or gathering. Get ready for rave reviews from the family—maybe you’ll even get a compliment or two from Aunt Mildred herself!

No-Bake Cheesecake Dip with Cherry Topping in Glass Jar |

Serves 6


Cheesecake Dip

8 oz. vegan cream cheese
1 (13.5-oz) can full-fat coconut milk (chill and scoop out solid pieces, about 1 cup)
1/4 cup maple syrup
1 tsp. vanilla

Cherry Layer

2 cups organic frozen cherries, pitted
1/2 cup water
2 tsp. vanilla
2 Tbsp. organic cane sugar
1 Tbsp. tapioca flour

Graham Cracker Crumble

1 box Enjoy Life Vanilla Honey Graham Cookies, crushed


  1. In a large bowl, combine cream cheese, solid coconut milk, maple syrup and vanilla. Cover and chill for an hour.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, bring cherries, water, vanilla and sugar to boil. Simmer 5 minutes, stir in tapioca and remove from heat.
  3. Set aside to cool and place in fridge to chill.
  4. When ready to serve, put cheesecake dip on pie plate, top with cherry mixture and crumbled cookies. Alternatively, portion into individual serving cups with crumble, dip and then cherries.
Pamela Higgins

Pam Higgins, Certified Health Coach, AADP received her credentials from The Institute for Integrative Nutrition in 2010. Pam is the Founder of Total Health Counseling, LLC and She is a sensitive foodie and focuses on teaching clients about eating delicious food with pleasure. Pam will show you how to access your blueprint for healthy eating and lifestyle so you can be your best. Pam healed herself from years of chronic digestive and skin inflammation by accessing her own blueprint for healthy living and helps her clients find foods that nourish + balance their bodies. Pam lives in South Florida with her husband, Heman and dog, Cali. Contact Pam directly via email at