Cheesecake in a Jar

Cheesecake in a Jar

UPDATED: You can find the jars Here!! (Be sure to click on the lower price of $4.75 and not the $9 one!)I have seen it a million times before, and have loved it each time.

Cherry Cheesecake In A Jar
Food in Jar
I needed to find a recipe that was no bake but still tasted good. And that would travel well. And that I could modify to accommodate any toppings and flavors I wanted

Cherry Cheesecake In A Jar

Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 6


  • 6, 8 oz Mason Jars
  • 8 oz Cream Cheese
  • 8 oz Heavy Whipping Cream
  • ½ tsp Vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp Lemon juice
  • ½ cup Sugar
  • 2 cups crushed Graham Crackers
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1 cup cherry topping


  1. Beat cream cheese, lemon juice, vanilla and sugar until creamy.
  2. In a large bowl whip the heavy cream until peaks form with a mixer.
  3. Fold whipped cream into cream cheese mixture.
  4. Transfer to the corner a large zippered bag and cut off corner for piping into jars.
  5. Melt butter and add to crushed graham crackers.
  6. Place a layer of crushed graham cracker mixture in the bottom of each jar and press down to form crust.
  7. Fill cheese cake mixture into each jar.
  8. Gently tap jar to get mixture to settle and level.
  9. Wipe down any streaks above the level of the mixture with damp paper towel.
  10. Add a layer of cherries to each jar.
  11. Decorate jar with ribbon or raffia.
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