Gluten Free No Bake Pistachio Cheesecake

no-bake gluten-free pistachio cheesecake, featuring a creamy pistachio filling atop a crunchy gluten-free crust, garnished with chopped pistachios for a delicious and elegant dessert

Indulge in the creamy delight of this gluten free no-bake pistachio cheesecake! This effortless dessert combines a rich, velvety pistachio filling with a buttery pistachio crust—no oven required. Perfect for any occasion, this cheesecake is a fun and delicious way to impress your taste buds and your guests!



  • 3/4 cup pistachio flour (can sub almond flour)
  • 1/4 cup cacao powder
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup
    • Peppertux Unsweetened Pistachio Butter + 2 tbsp sugar
    • Peppertux Original Pistachio Butter OR
    • Peppertux Pistachio Cream

Pistachio Filling

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 bricks cream cheese (16 oz), softened
  • 1/2 cup
    • Peppertux Unsweetened Pistachio Butter + 1/4 cup sugar
    • Peppertux Original Pistachio Butter + 2 tbsp sugar OR
    • Peppertux Pistachio Cream + 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp sour cream
  • Optional: 1/4 cup chopped pistachios or pistachio flour (if you want more texture in your cheesecake)
  • Salt to taste
  • Optional: 1/4 cup pistachio flour to garnish


  • Line an 8” cake pan with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • In a food processor, pulse pistachio flour, cacao powder, butter, Peppertux Pistachio Butter or Pistachio Cream and sugar (if using Peppertux Unsweetened Pistachio Butter) until well combined.
  • Press crumbs on the bottom (and sides) of the pan. Place in refrigerator to chill.
  • Using a handheld mixer or stand mixer, whisk heavy cream, powdered sugar and vanilla extract until stiff peaks form.
  • In a separate bowl, beat cream cheese, Peppertux Pistachio Butter or Pistachio Cream, sugar and sour cream until smooth.
  • Gently fold in the whipped cream mixture to the pistachio cream cheese mixture. Pour into the cake pan and spread evenly.
  • Refrigerate overnight.
  • Before diving in, sprinkle pistachio flour on top of the cake to garnish. Enjoy!

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