I LOVE these Rainbow Cheesecake Shooters! I am thinking about making them for my daughter’s unicorn themed birthday party – how fun would these be in Cake Pop Shooters – or clear cups as shown! Plus if you like these you will love my Unicorn Poop Meringues!



Rainbow Cheesecake Shooters

Graham Cracker Crust Recipe
Crust Ingredients:

  • 2 C graham cracker crumbs
  • 2 TBSP sugar
  • 5 TBSP salted butter, melted
  • 6 plastic dessert shooters

Crust Directions:

  • Combine all ingredients into a bowl and mix until combined.
  • Scoop a tablespoon of the crust and put it on the bottom of the shooters.

Cheesecake Recipe

Cheesecake Ingredients:

  • packages cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 14-ounce can (1 1/4 cups) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

You can also use pre-made cheesecake filling instead of the above ingredients.

  • Food coloring in pink, blue, purple, and golden yellow
  • 4 disposable pastry bags

Cheesecake Directions:

  • Beat cream cheese until smooth
  • slowly add condensed milk until combined
  • mix in vanilla and lemon juice
  • Split the cheesecake filling into 4 bowls
  • Add 1 color to each of the 4 bowls, stir to combine
  • Scoop each of the cheesecake filling into a disposable pastry bag one color in each bag.
  • Cut the pastry bag tip
  • Twist the top of the bag so you can easily pipe the cheesecake not the shooter
  • Begin to add the cheesecake one color at a time
  • Add the next colors in layers

Whip Cream Topping

Whip cream Ingredients

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 3 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Topping Directions

  • Place mixing bowl and beater in the freezer to chill for about 5-10 minutes
  • Add all the ingredients into the chilled bowl.
  • Beat the ingredients on medium speed until the whipped cream holds soft peaks.
  • Scoop whipping cream into a pastry bag with a large star tip.
  • Twist the open end of the pastry bag to push the whipping cream to the tip.
  • Pipe a dollop on top


  • Rainbow sprinkles
  • Rainbow marshmallows from Lucky Charms cereal
  • Sprinkle some sprinkles and place a rainbow in the center.