Very Berry Cheesecake Salad

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Berry Cheesecake Salad has only the freshest berries combined with a creamy cheesecake fluff. This is so amazing and will be the hit of any gathering!

Cheesecake and berries makes a perfect combination! Here are more berry cheesecake recipes that are a MUST make: Berry Swirl Cheesecake Bars, Strawberry Cheesecake Brownies or No Bake Very Berry Cheesecake.


Berry Cheesecake Salad

I am loving the fresh and delicious berries that are starting to pop up in the stores right now. I love fresh fruit! We eat so much fruit around here it is crazy. I am always trying to think of yummy ways to use up our fruit. I needed a side to take to a gathering and this idea popped into my head.

Why don’t I make a creamy cheesecake fluff for this fruit to get mixed with? Cheesecake+Fruit? What’s not to love!?

So I combined two of my favorite things for one amazing result! It was simple to throw together and the fruit was so delicious buried inside this cheesecake fluff. It was sweet, and creamy and made one amazing side!

This side was such a hit. The bowl was completely scraped clean and everyone raved about it.

I know that you will love it just as much as we did! It is sure to be the hit of your gathering and is the perfect side.

How do you make Berry Cheesecake Salad?

  • In a [url:1]large bowl, beat together cream cheese and sugar until smooth and creamy. [url:2]Fold in the thawed cool whip.
  • Add strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, blueberries, and raspberries. Fold carefully into the cream cheese mixture. Serve immediately.
  • *If unable to find cool whip, a great substitute would be 2 cups of vanilla yogurt.


Can you use frozen fruit?

Yes, you can! It will look better with fresh fruit and you will not have the running colors but it will still taste great with frozen fruit.

Looking for more berry salad recipes?! Here are some!


Very Berry Cheesecake Salad

4.83 from 23 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8


Fresh berries combine with a creamy cheesecake fluff. This is so amazing and will be the hit of any gathering!

Course Appetizer, Dessert, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American


  • 1 (8 ounccream cheese softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 8 oz cool whip thawed*
  • 6 cups berries I used:
  • 3 cups strawberries sliced
  • 1 cup blackberries
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 cup raspberries


  1. In a [url:1]large bowl[/url], beat together cream cheese and sugar until smooth and creamy. [url:2]Fold[/url] in the thawed cool whip.
  2. Add strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, blueberries, and raspberries. Fold carefully into the cream cheese mixture. Serve immediately.

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Nutrition Facts

Serves: 8

Calories193kcal (10%)Carbohydrates44g (15%)Protein2g (4%)Fat3g (5%)Saturated Fat1g (5%)Cholesterol5mg (2%)Sodium23mg (1%)Potassium242mg (7%)Fiber7g (28%)Sugar33g (37%)Vitamin A160IU (3%)Vitamin C44.1mg (53%)Calcium58mg (6%)Iron0.7mg (4%)

All nutritional information is based on third party calculations and is only an estimate. Each recipe and nutritional value will vary depending on the brands you use, measuring methods and portion sizes per household.

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Alyssa Rivers

I am Alyssa and the blogger behind The Recipe Critic. I started my blog in June of 2012 as a place to share my passion for cooking. I love trying new things and testing them out with my family.

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  1. 5 stars
    Made this yesterday for a family BBQ, and it was a total hit!! People were raving about it and asking for the recipe!! So simple to make and so light and refreshing! I made it exactly as written except I doubled the recipe, and it was all gone except for a little that I hid away for myself for later!! Thanks for sharing!! ?

  2. How much whipped cream would you use instead of cool whip we eat very clean and cool whip is full of chemicals.

    1. You are welcome to try it! Sometimes fruit dips don’t last as long in the fridge or the cream will turn more of another color. Let me know how it turns out and enjoy it at church tomorrow!! Thanks for choosing one of my recipes! XOXO

  3. Made the Very Berry Cheesecake recipe using just strawberries and blueberries. Delicious! What is the nutrition values for the dessert?

    1. I like to use or for any nutritional questions I may have. Hope that you can use the same and find the answers you are looking for. Thanks so much for following along with me! XOXO

  4. 4 stars
    I made this today and discovered it is delicious! I only used 1/4 cup of sugar and it is plenty sweet. It is fast and easy, very filling, and satisfying. I would like it more as a dessert. If I are it with my meal, it would fill me up too much for the rest of the meal. A great summer dish for company or to bring to a gathering.

    1. haha! You are right! It is rare that we have leftovers but I do love my food saver if I am freezing anything and then Tupperware for any leftovers for the week. Hope that helps! XOXO

    1. I like to use or for any nutritional information. Hope that helps and you are able to find the answers you are looking for. Thank you so much for following along with me! XOXO

    1. I think it would be. I used whipping cream (8oz) and swerve (confectioners) 2T. Tastes fantastic!

  5. Made this for mt 4th of July party and everyone loved it. I also served it with graham crackers on the side so you could dip them in it which made it taste even better in my eyes.

  6. 4 stars
    Actually Delicious dish i have never tried this one but i would like to have. Can we add some more fruit along with berry? and can we use this in a wedding

  7. 5 stars
    Used whipped cream instead of Cool Whip. Amazingly delicious! No doubt, I will be making this one over and over. Thank you for sharing the recipe!

  8. 5 stars
    I am notorious for buying fresh fruit and having it go bad before we get to it, so when I opened the fridge and remembered that I’d purchased blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries a couple days ago, I set out to find a recipe to use them in. I found this recipe and modified it just a bit to fit the ingredients we have on hand. I added a scoop of strawberry preserves to the cream cheese/sugar mixture, plus a dash of vanilla. I used plain greek yogurt in place of the Cool Whip. I served it to my family and offered a variety of toppings/mix-ins. We chose from walnuts, mini chocolate chips, toffee, and a couple varieties of granola. I thought we’d eat half and save the rest for later, but everyone enjoyed it so much that we polished it off in one sitting among the 4 of us! Everyone says this one is a keeper!

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