Cheesecake in a Jar

Andy Anderson !


Do you like cheesecake? I love cheesecake.
Do you like a really cool presentation? I love a really cool presentation.

Well, how about making your cheesecake in a nice jar. The presentation is amazing, and they make wonderful gifts; expecially around the holidays.

So, you ready… Let’s get into the kitchen.

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3/4 c
cookie crumbs, graham crumbs, your choice
2 Tbsp
sweet butter, unsalted, melted
8 oz
cream cheese, room temperature
1/4 c
sugar, granulated varitey
1 Tbsp
clover fresh honey
1/3 c
sour cream
1 large
farm fresh egg
blueberries or other topping of your choice


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2Gather your ingredients.

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3Place a rack in the bottom position, and preheat the oven to 325f (165c).

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4Add the butter to the cookie crumbs.

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5Mix until combined.

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6Divide the crumb mixture between three or four small jars, and press into the bottoms.

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7Chef's Note: If you're looking for an excellent homemade chocolate cookie crumb base... Here ya go:
Ground Chocolate Cookie Wafer Base

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8Add the cream cheese, sugar, and honey to a bowl.

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9Beat until thoroughly combined.

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10Add the egg and sour cream.

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11Continue to beat until the mixture is combined.

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12Divide the cheesecake batter between the jars.

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13Add the jars to a small, high-walled pan.

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14Place in the oven, and fill the pan halfway up with boiling water.

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15Chef's Note: By cooking the jars in a water bath, you're giving them a nice steady heat to cook in.

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16Bake until the cream cheese sets, about 20 to 25 minutes.

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17Chef’s Note: There will still be a bit of a jiggle in the centers.

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18Cover the jars, and cool in the refrigerator for 1 or 2 hours.

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20Add your favorite topping, and serve. Enjoy.

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21Chef’s Note: If not serving right away, place the tops on the jars, and keep refrigerated.

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22Chef’s Tip: These make brilliant gifts around the holidays.

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23Keep the faith, and keep cooking.

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About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American