Key Lime Cheesecake Squares

Dysphagia-friendly key lime cheescake

Looking for a delicious treat? Enjoy this tasty key lime cheesecake recipe that satisfies your sweet tooth and meets IDDSI Levels 4-7!


Ingredients 12 servings
Thick & Easy® Texture Modified Bread & Dessert Mix
Item: 118519
1/2 bag
Graham cracker crumbs (finely ground) 2 Tbsp
Sugar 2 Tbsp
Vegetable oil 1/3 cup
Water, hot 1 1/2 cups
No bake cheesecake filling (Philadelphia® brand) Half of 24.3 oz container
Instant vanilla pudding mix Half of 5.1 oz box
Key lime juice 1 cup
Milk 1/2 cup
Whipped topping, prepared As needed
(about 2 tbsp of serving)
Fruit sauce for garnish, optional As needed
Pan Size** Half size hotel pan or
12 individual dessert cups



  1. Generously coat pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Combine graham cracker crumbs, sugar, and THICK & EASY® Pureed Bread & Dessert Mix. Add oil and stir until mixture resembles wet sand.
  3. Add hot water to bread mixture and stir briskly until it begins to thicken.
  4. Pour into pan and spread evenly.
  5. Place pan in refrigerator to cool while preparing the filling.


  1. Combine key lime juice with milk. Add pudding mix and stir briskly until mixture starts to thicken.
  2. Add cheesecake filling and stir well.
  3. Spread over the cooled crust.
  4. Cover pan and refrigerate or freeze for at least 1 hour before cutting and serving. (This will make it easier to remove portions from pan.)
  5. Cut full pan into 24 portions (12 portions for half pan).
  6. Top each portion with a dollop of whipped topping and garnish with fruit sauce, if desired.

*Note: This recipe can also be prepared and portioned into individual dessert cups.

Calories: 240

Total Fat: 14g

Saturated Fat: 5g

Trans Fat: 0g

Cholesterol: 20 mg

Sodium: 250 mg

Total Carbohydrates: 27g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Total Sugars: 16g

Added Sugars: 11g

Protein: 3g

Vitamin D: 3% mg (6% DV)

Calcium: 50 mg (4% DV)

Iron: 0 mg (0% DV)

Potassium: 90 mg (0% DV)