15 Best Cream Cheese Pie Recipes To Try Today

One of my all-time favorite pie ingredients is cream cheese. It’s incredibly versatile and can be used in all kinds of cheesecake desserts, and even in savory dishes, too.

15 Best Cream Cheese Pie Recipes To Try Today

It’s relatively mild yet creamy taste blends perfectly with a wide range of flavors, from summer fruits, to winter berries, not to mention everyone’s real favorite – chocolate!

I have been scouring the internet looking for the best cream cheese pie recipes out there, and after much deliberation, I have put together a hand-picked shortlist of my top 15 cream cheese pie recipes.

I’ll begin with my favorite sweet ones, before throwing some savory ones in for fair measure, and I’ll include the links for each recipe, so you can see them in full if one of them takes your fancy.

Get those taste buds ready, because here we go!

1. Strawberry Cream Cheese Pie Recipe From Sally’s Baking Recipes

Let’s kick things off with a classic! 

This delightfully refreshing recipe features a mouse-like whipped cheesecake filling, on a crumbly, buttery graham cracker crust, and topped with a jammy strawberry mixture, made with fresh strawberries, sugar, and lemon zest, void of any artificial flavors.

Every part of it is made from scratch.

This is one of those make ahead dishes because it needs to be refrigerated to set.

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

2. Rich And Creamy Chocolate Cream Pie Recipe From Butter Your Biscuit

Now, there are loads of different chocolate cream pie recipes on the internet, but with this particular one, well over 200 people have given it a rating, and the average rating still comes out at 4 and a half stars out of 5.

What’s more, I’ve tried it out for myself and can confirm it’s a chocolate lover’s heaven.

There’s a delicious chocolate cream cheese filling complete with a sprinkle of chocolate chips!

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

3. Paradise Pumpkin Pie Recipe From Just A Pinch

Now, this is a dish with a difference. It features two yummy layers.

The bottom one is made with cream cheese, vanilla, etc. in a pastry base that gets topped with a second layer made up of canned pumpkin, evaporated milk, sugar, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and more.

It doesn’t need to be left to sit in the refrigerator, and it’s ready to eat in just over an hour.

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

4. Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie Recipe From A Family Feast

If there’s any two flavors that work well together, it has to be chocolate and peanut butter. This decadent dish is super yummy.

This recipe features a sweet graham cracker crust, a really nice peanut butter and vanilla cream cheese filling, and an indulgent silky chocolate ganache layer on top.

There’s no baking required, so you can keep your oven free for the main course.

I love it served with crushed peanuts on the top!

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

5. Lemon Layer Cream Cheese Pie Recipe From Pillsbury

Now, this is hands down one of the most refreshing cream cheese pie desserts I’ve ever tried. I just love how those citrus flavors burst through!

It has a light and fluffy layer made with cream cheese over a nice pie crust, followed by a yummy lemon flavored layer made with fresh lemon juice and zest.

The recipe yields up to 8 servings, coming in at 390 calories each.

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

6. No Bake Mint Chocolate Chip Pie Recipe From Dinners, Dishes & Desserts

When I spotted this recipe, I knew I just had to try it out – and I wasn’t disappointed!

For one, the pie crust is made out of crushed Oreo cookies, then there’s the mint-flavored filling made with cream cheese, peppermint extract, and chocolate chips, all topped with delicious chopped up Andes mint candy!

There’s even guidance on making your own homemade whipped cream to serve.

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

7. Pineapple Pie Recipe With Cream Cheese Recipe From The Spruce Eats

I just love this recipe – so light, fruity and delicious!

It’s super simple to make, and you only need 5 ingredients, namely heavy whipping cream, cream cheese, sugar, crushed pineapple, and a ready-made graham cracker pie crust.

There’s no baking required, and the recipe yields 8 servings at just 382 calories each.

You should make it ahead of time because it has to be left to sit in the refrigerator for 2 hours.

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

8. Black Forest Cheesecake Recipe From Mashed

If you love Black Forest gâteau, then this is the cream cheese pie recipe for you!

It features a wonderfully rich dark chocolate and boozy cherry filling made with kirsch, and an Oreo cookie base.

It’s sweet, heady, creamy and deliciously indulgent – a real treat.

I love it served with a whipped cream garnish, topped with a fresh cherry on every slice.

It may be high in calories, but it’s worth every bite!

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

9. Toasted Coconut, Pecan, And Caramel Pie Recipe From All Recipes

OMG – this recipe is simply delicious!

It’s sweet, it’s creamy, yet delightfully light at the same time.

First you toast and sauté some flaked coconut and pecan nuts in butter, then you make the filling using whisked cream cheese, and start pouring it into the pastry crust, followed by a drizzle of caramel sauce in layers. 

The recipe yields 16 servings at 479 calories each.

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

10. Apple Cream Cheese Pie Recipe From Taste Of Home

This super simple recipe is an absolute breeze to make, and requires very few ingredients, just cream cheese, sugar, vanilla extract, whipped topping, a graham cracker crust, apple pie filling, and a dash of ground cinnamon.

It comes out really smooth, fluffy, and creamy, and it’s easy to make other variations, for example you could swap out the apple pie filling for a cherry one.

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

11. White Chocolate Cappuccino Cheesecake Recipe From Magical Recipes

OMG – this dish is the bomb! I just love how well the creamy white chocolate filling pairs with the cappuccino flavors created with instant coffee, cream cheese and heavy cream.

What’s more, it also happens to have a deliciously decadent Oreo crumb crust.

You will need to make it ahead of time, because it’s meant to rest overnight in the refrigerator.

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

12. Banana Split Cheesecake Pie Recipe From HEB

Why not recreate the flavors of a banana split ice cream in a cream cheese pie, as per this recipe?

It’s got cream cheese, banana, vanilla instant pudding, whole milk, crushed pineapple, a graham cracker pie shell, pecan nut pieces, and a generous drizzle of chocolate syrup to serve.

The recipe yields 8 servings, and is ready to eat in 2 hours and 20 minutes.

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

13. 3-Ingredient Cream Cheese Pie Crust Recipe From Julie Blanner

Did you know that you can use cream cheese to make a pie crust?

This recipe will show you how. And you will only need 3 ingredients, namely softened cream cheese, a little butter, and some all-purpose flour.

It works well for both sweet dishes and savory ones.

It will keep for up to 5 days in the refrigerator, and up to 6 months in the freezer.

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

14. Savory Spinach And Cheese Pie Recipe From Cooking With Carlee

And in addition to all the sweet cheesecakes you can make with cream cheese, you can also use it for savory dishes, too, and this recipe is the perfect example.

It features ingredients such as crumbled feta cheese, healthy spinach, onion, minced garlic cloves, a dash of nutmeg, and more.

It comes out creamy, cheesy and is 100% vegetarian. What’s more, it’s ready to eat in under an hour.

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

15. Vidalia Onion Pie With Cream Cheese Recipe From Cooking With Mamma C

Here’s another great savory cream cheese pie recipe to tickle your taste buds!

It makes for excellent comfort food, thanks to ingredients such as the olive oil crust, buttery sweet onions, and a wonderfully creamy filling.

It’s also 100% vegetarian and makes for an excellent crowd pleaser.

I particularly like the addition of two dashes of hot sauce!

To see the recipe in full, simply click on this link.

Wrap Up

So, there you have it, my summary of the best cream cheese pie recipes on the internet.

I hope you’ve enjoyed browsing through them and that you decide to give at least one of them a try. Bon appétit!

Mark Williams