Strawberry Cheesecake Mousse Recipe
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Strawberry Cheesecake Mousse Recipe

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Indulge your sweet tooth with this refreshing berry dessert. I've been making it for years. It's like a no-bake cheesecake without the crust. —Virginia Anthony, Jacksonville, FL
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1/2 teaspoon unflavored gelatin
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 1 quart fresh strawberries, halved
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sugar strawberry preserves
  • 1 package (8 ounces) reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup sugar, divided
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream, divided
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 279 calories, 16g fat (10g saturated fat), 57mg cholesterol, 176mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.


  1. Sprinkle gelatin over cold water; let stand for 1 minute. Microwave on high for 20 seconds. Stir and let stand for 1 minute or until gelatin is completely dissolved. Meanwhile, combine strawberries and preserves; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, 1/4 cup sugar and 2 tablespoons sour cream until blended; set aside.
  3. In another bowl, beat whipping cream and remaining sour cream until it begins to thicken. Add the gelatin mixture and remaining sugar; beat until stiff peaks form. Fold into cream cheese mixture.
  4. In each of six dessert dishes, layer 1/2 cup strawberry mixture and 1/3 cup cream cheese mixture. Refrigerate until chilled. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Strawberry Cheesecake Mousse in Country Woman June/July 2009, p37

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veggiemama User ID: 4640590 247592
Reviewed Apr. 28, 2016

"This is sooo good!"

shetryed2 User ID: 1136742 114377
Reviewed May. 9, 2011

"made this and everyone loved it! I substituted raspberries for the strawberries and it is divine!"

tkarinas User ID: 4389335 99198
Reviewed Apr. 21, 2010

"Strawberry cheesecake mousse is delicious and so easy to make. My family loves it and we make it any time we can."

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