This American flag cake has a no-bake cheesecake base and is decorated with fresh berries for a patriotic treat that takes just 20 minutes to assemble. Make this easy dessert recipe for a Fourth of July party or any festive summer occasion. Source: EatingWell Magazine, June 2019

Carolyn Malcoun


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Pulse graham crackers, pecans and salt in a food processor until finely ground. With the motor running, drizzle in oil, then pulse to combine. Press into a 9-by-13-inch baking dish.

  • Add cream cheese, yogurt, confectioners' sugar, lemon zest and lemon juice to the food processor. Puree until smooth, about 1 minute. Dollop the mixture over the crust, then gently spread into an even layer. Cover and refrigerate until cold, at least 2 hours and up to 1 day.

  • To serve, arrange berries in a flag pattern on top of the cake and cut into 16 squares.


To make ahead: Refrigerate for up to 1 day.

Nutrition Facts

234 calories; 14.4 g total fat; 4.8 g saturated fat; 8 mg cholesterol; 224 mg sodium. 131 mg potassium; 20.1 g carbohydrates; 1.8 g fiber; 12 g sugar; 6.2 g protein; 213 IU vitamin a iu; 5 mg vitamin c; 24 mcg folate; 67 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 15 mg magnesium; 9 g added sugar;

Reviews (1)

Read More Reviews
1 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 0
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 4 stars
Nice easy dessert and I had most items on hand. I substituted strawberries for raspberries and I added a touch of vanilla extract to the cream cheese mixture. Was well received by my guests and they were happy it was a lighter version of cheesecake since it s bathing suit season. Read More