20 Foolproof Cheesecake Recipes to Satisfy Any Kind of Craving

There are so many reasons why you would want to have the perfect cheesecake recipe in your repertoire. Whether it's because you have gluten-free friends, you want to take on a challenge, or you just really like the stuff, there are those days you just need a delicious cheesecake.

If you're tired of defaulting to the same old same old though, maybe it's time you tried out a few new flavors to kick things up a notch in your kitchen. Here are 20 to choose from.

1. Raspberry Cheesecake Cupcakes

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Adventures in Cooking.

This concoction is the perfect compromise for when you want a cupcake, but also cheesecake, and you really don't want to eat too much of either. Fresh raspberries go the distance here.

Cream cheese and whipping cream come together to create the perfect fluffy frosting for these cupcakes. You don't even need a springform pan to get this fix. Get the recipe here.

2. White Chocolate Ricotta Cheesecake

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Local Milk.

Give your soul something to celebrate. Try this cheesecake with its creamy ricotta base that is blended with buddha's hand lemon zest, spices, and Lindt Lindor White Chocolate Truffles.

This is one that won't leave your recipe box as it's perfectly designed for the most decadent occasions, or just a Wednesday night. Get the great recipe here.

3. Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake

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Adventures in Cooking.

Blueberries are in season! So get them while you can and start turning them into fun kitchen creations like this cheesecake.

The graham cracker crumbs make the perfect cheesecake crust for the creamy filling. Get the recipe here.

4. Key Lime Cheesecake

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Life, Love, & Sugar.

Summertime screams for citrus desserts. Key lime pie is, of course, a classic, but you can kick things up a notch if you transform the flavors into a cheesecake.

While key limes are an obvious choice for a topping, feel free to get creative with fresh fruit! Get the classic cheesecake recipe here.

5. Brownie Mosaic Cheesecake

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Smitten Kitchen.

For this recipe, don't forget the ganache! It's not as if you thought cheesecake wasn't decadent, so you might as well go whole hog and really do things up right.

You'll never use chocolate chips in your cheesecake once you taste the incredible flavor of these one-bowl brownies. Get the recipe here.

6. Miniature Lemon Blueberry Cheesecakes

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Chelsea's Messy Apron.

Sometimes a full-sized cheesecake can be a bit intimidating. So forget water baths and long cooking times. These little guys come together quickly and still have all the great taste of the classic.

This is one of the best cheesecake mini recipes we've found. Get the recipe here.

7. Guinness Chocolate Cheesecake

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Closet Cooking.

Guinness chocolate cake is a thing. So why wouldn't Guinness chocolate cheesecake be too?

Get the recipe here.

8. Peppermint Oreo Cheesecake

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Inside Bru Crew Life.

Break out of the mold and try this no bake minty cheesecake on an Oreo crust. Surprisingly, it's as delightful to eat as it is to admire.

Get the recipe here.

9. Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake

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Skinny Taste.

We all know cheesecake is a heavy dessert. Seriously, you have to prepare yourself to eat the stuff. So lighten up and try out this skinny version.

Cut into cheesecake bars, this plain cheesecake recipe gets a major upgrade. Get the recipe here.

10. Strawberry Cheesecake

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Dishes & Dust Bunnies.

Crushed graham cracker crust, a silky inside, and fresh strawberries to complete the picture. Nothing is missing here.

Get the recipe here.

11. Raw Lemon Ginger Chia Cheesecake

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Unconventional Baker.

Who says cheesecake has to have cheese?

Get the recipe here.

12. Souffle Cheesecake

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Sweet & Savory.

This melt-in-your-mouth light and delicate soufflé cheesecake is made with only 3 ingredients. Bonus: You probably already have the ingredients on hand anyways.

Get the recipe here.

13. Banana Cream Cheesecake

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One Sweet Appetite.

Southerners love banana cream pie. It's just a thing. So if you were raised South of the Mason-Dixon line, you're going to have no self-control when it comes to this cake.

Get the recipe here.

14. White Chocolate Cheesecake

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Little Sweet Baker.

White chocolate and strawberries just seem to be begging to be combined into cheesecake form. Such light and fresh flavors in a hearty dessert can never go awry.

Get the recipe here.

15. Mini Cheesecakes

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The Unlikely Baker.

Mini cheesecakes are just like regular-sized cheesecakes, but lower maintenance. And we all like low maintenance, don't we?

Get the recipe here.

16. No-Bake Cheesecakes

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Taste and Tell.

For even lower maintenance, try this no-bake recipe. You'll still end up with a decadent dessert but with a fraction of the effort.

Get the recipe here.

17. Cookies + Cream Cheesecakes

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The Girl Who Ate Everything.

These delightful little bites have an entire Oreo for their crust.

Get the recipe here.

18. Tall & Creamy New York Cheesecake

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Art and the Kitchen.

Plain and simple, this classic is a creamy tower of joy for you to enjoy.

Get the recipe here.

19. Pumpkin Cheesecake

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My Baking Addiction.

You can't not have a pumpkin cheesecake in your repertoire. With fall coming soon, you know you're going to start craving those spicy, earthy flavors.

Get the recipe here.

20. Honey Lavender Cheesecake

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Sprinkles for Breakfast.

But while summer is still in the air, lighten things up with this honey lavender cheesecake. Can't you already hear the bees buzzing in delight?

Get the recipe here.

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