In between batches of cookies, why not whip up something a little creamier? Whether you enjoy them as a sweet ending to your day or as a pick-me-up before heading out to the shops, these 15 cheesecake recipes bring a host of holiday cheer to the table. And with all of the hustle and bustle during the season, we made sure to include a handful of no-bake options for good measure. You鈥檒l be in and out of the kitchen and enjoying your creation (and company) in no time at all.


1. No-Bake Gingerbread Cheesecakes: Mini and no-bake desserts meet up in these oh-so-cute cups. You鈥檒l be impressed by just how much gingerbread flavor is packed into each personal-sized treat. (via Eat. Drink. Love.)


2. Goat Cheese Cheesecake With Cranberry Rosemary Honey: Toasted almonds enhance the crust of this sweet, tart and slightly savory cheesecake. It鈥檚 unlike any other we鈥檝e tasted. (via Sachet d鈥橢pices)


3. Cheesecake Cookies With Minty Morsels: It couldn鈥檛 be much easier to whip up these four-ingredient, cheesecake-inspired cookies. Once baked, they鈥檙e a terrific canvas for decorating to your heart鈥檚 content. (via Sweet and Delish)


4. Festive New York Cheesecake: If there ever was an ugly sweater of the cheesecake world, this would be it. There is just so much over-the-top holiday action going on that it鈥檚 hard not to fall in love. (via Culinary Covers)


5. Honey Graham Pumpkin Cheesecake: You鈥檒l love the extra graham-y flavor featured in this crust 鈥 graham cookie butter plus the usual crackers make it extra good. Go ahead and get rid of all of your other pumpkin cheesecake recipes 鈥 this one鈥檚 the winner. (via Brit + Co)


6. Frozen Peppermint Cheesecake With a Brownie Crust: A cross between cheesecake, ice cream cake and a brownie sundae, this trifecta of flavors and textures is the ultimate dessert. (via Chelsea鈥檚 Messy Apron)


7. Hot Chocolate Cheesecake Dip: Set out a bowlful of this quick dip with a selection of homemade cookies for an extra sweet afternoon snack. Doesn鈥檛 everyone on the nice list deserve a sweet nosh like this? (via Inside BruCrew Life)


8. Lemon Cheesecake With Pomegranate and Lemon Balm: Everyone will be too distracted by the jewel-like topping and fantastic flavors to realize this cake is low-carb and gluten-free. (via End of Pain)


9. Gingerbread Cheesecake: We imagine the gingerbread man popping out of the top is saying, 鈥淐ome on in, this cheesecake is fun!鈥 Unfortunately for him, that鈥檚 exactly why he and his buddies will soon meet their demise. Featuring ribbons of spicy gingerbread and caramel throughout, this is one decadent creation unlike any other. (via Tastes of Lizzy T)


10. Mini Eggnog Cheesecakes: A chocolate cookie crust is the ideal base for these festive pastries. But that鈥檚 not all; the nuttiness of chopped hazelnuts sprinkled on top is sure to pair beautifully with the nutmeg-y 鈥榥og filling. (via The Well Floured Kitchen)


11. Santa Hat Cheesecake Bites: How cuuuuuute. That鈥檚 sure to be the reaction of anyone who spies these strawberry santa hat topped squares. (via Cooking Classy)


12. Chocolate Peppermint Pie Bars: Peppermint mocha and hot chocolate fans will certainly enjoy nibbling on these double chocolate cheesecake bars. (via Foodness Gracious)


13. Eggnog Cheesecake Truffles: These melt-in-your-mouth confections manage to bring full-size cheesecake flavor into a two-bite treat. (via The Sweet Chick)


14. No-Bake Peppermint White Chocolate Cheesecake: Made with a crushed Oreo cookie base and ultra creamy, minty topping, it鈥檚 just about impossible not to enjoy these no-bake beauts. (via Cooking Classy)


15. Gingerbread Cheesecake Dip: It takes practically no time at all to transform cheesecake and frozen whipped topping into a creamy dip reminiscent of gingerbread. Who needs the cookies when you鈥檝e got this? (via Food Folks and Fun)

What is your fave cheesecake to serve during the holiday season? Share your ideal desserts with us below.