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Cherry Cheesecake In A Jar

No Bake Cherry Cheesecake in a Jar Recipe

Are you looking for individual desserts to serve at your next party or holiday? If so you must check out No Bake Cherry Cheesecake In A Jar! I love serving desserts in ball canning jars. It makes the desserts easy to serve and I know I have enough when I make individual serving portions.  Not only that they are adorable!

No Bake Cherry Cheesecake in a Jar Recipe

First start by crushing your graham crackers with a rolling pin or food processor.

No Bake Cherry Cheesecake in a Jar Recipe

Combine with butter and then press into the bottom of the jar to form the crust.

No Bake Cherry Cheesecake in a Jar Recipe

After you prepare your filling place it into a zippered bag to then fill your jars with ease.

Place the cheesecake into a ziploc bag to pipe into your jar

Finally decorate the jar with the fruit topping of your choice.  I chose Cherry but you could use Blueberry, Peach, Blackberry.  The sky is really the limit!  Then add raffia or ribbon of your choice.  You are ready to serve these delicious desserts!

No Bake Cherry Cheesecake in a Jar Recipe

Did you know that you can freeze cream cheese?  It works great and saves money!  I like to purchase cream cheese in bulk on sale and stockpile it for recipes.  Check out this post Can You Freeze Cream Cheese to find out how!

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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.

Cherry Cheesecake in a Jar Recipe

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  1. says

    They look so delicious and I love that they are so easily transportable as well. Great idea!

    My weekly Say G’day Linky Party is on right now and this post would be a brilliant addition to the party. Please pop by and say g’day if you have a minute to spare!

    Best wishes,
    Natasha in Oz

  2. says

    A perfect dessert for the upcoming holiday. Thanks so much for sharing this awesome recipe with Full Plate Thursday. Hope you are having a great weekend and come back to see us real soon!
    Miz Helen

  3. says

    Goodness these looks fantastic and so easy!

    Thanks so much for linking up with us at Tell it To Me Tuesday! We hope to see you linking up more posts with us this week!

  4. says

    I love cherries and the idea of all that wonderful cheesecake in a jar to myself…heaven! I would be honored if you would stop by Pure Grace Farms and link this gorgeous recipe at the Wonderful Wednesdays Blog Hop this evening. This will be my first week at co-hosting and I am beyond excited! Blessings…Shari

  5. Amy says

    I am helping out with a bake sale and would love to make these but I need to know how long can these sit out @ room temp?

    • Melissa@StockpilingMoms says

      It does need to be refrigerated. It would be a great party favor but be sure to keep refrigerated and that guests are going home to refrigerate. They can be made 2-3 days in advance.

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