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Cheesecake is a smooth, creamy dessert that, when made from scratch takes hours to bake. Most people don't have the time it takes to prepare, bake and chill cheesecake. Thankfully, no-bake cheesecake recipes were invented and instant pudding is a great ingredient to add to a no-bake cheesecake.

Soften 8 oz. cream cheese by placing it into a bowl and microwaving it for 30 to 45 seconds.

Combine the softened with 1/2 cup of milk, stirring until it is smooth.

Add 1 small package of instant pudding mix and 1 1/2 cup milk to the cream cheese mixture. Beat for about a minute, until thoroughly mixed.

Pour the mixture into a graham cracker crust and place it in the refrigerator to set.

Once the cheesecake is thoroughly chilled and firm; you can test by seeing if the middle of the cheesecake jiggles when you move the container, add toppings of your choosing such as fresh fruit, chocolate sauce or whipped cream and serve.