How to make no bake fourth of July cheesecake

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It's that time of the year, sun is shining and barbecues. In my family every other weekend felt like a fourth of July celebration during the summer months. My mom was on the grill making her famous bbq and my dad always whipped up the best desserts. In the recipe below I share a no bake cheesecake similar to my dad's!
We start of by making a graham cracker crust. We make our by simply putting graham crackers in a ziplock bag then pounding them with the flat side of a meat mallet. We then mix them with sugar and melted butter and press into a pan tightly then place it in the fridge while we put the rest of the ingredients together in a bowl. We use sour cream in this recipe which really adds to the flavor and lightness of this cheesecake. Topped with the red and blue to celebrate the fourth of July in taste and style.
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No bake fourth of July cheesecake
8
20 minutes
2 hours 20 minutes
Crust:
1½ cups finely ground graham cracker crumbs
¼ cup sugar
5 tablespoon melted butter
Cheesecake:
16oz softened cream cheese
1 cup sour cream
1½ cup sugar
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1½ teaspoon vanilla extract
Toppings:
3 cups sliced strawberries
1 cup blueberries
In a large bowl add in graham crackers, sugar and melted butter. Mix well so that everything is fully incorporated.
Evenly press graham cracker into a casserole dish. Make sure to really press down so everything is packed together tightly. Place in fridge.
In large bowl, use an electric mixture beat together cream cheese, sour cream, sugar, lemon juice and vanilla extract. You can also use a whisk and wooden spoon if you don't have an electric mixer.
Spread cream cheese mixture evenly over crust.
Make the stars using blue berries in the top left corner of the cheesecake.
Make the red stripes of the flag by over lapping the strawberries.
Chill in refrigerator for at least 2 hours then serve.
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