No Bake Key Lime Cheesecake in a Jar
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- 1 1/2 c
- graham cracker crumbs
- 2 Tbsp
- 6 Tbsp
- unsalted butter, melted
- 24 oz
- cream cheese, room temperature (3 - 8 oz pzckages)
- 1/2 c
- 1 tsp
- pure vanilla extract
- 6 Tbsp
- key lime juice
- zest of 4 key limes
- 8 oz
- cool whip, plus a little more for topping
- 2 to 4
- drops green food color
- key lime slices and graham cracker crumbs, for garnish, if desired
- six 4 oz jars
FOR THE CRUST
FOR THE FILLING
1Combine graham cracker crumbs, sugar and melted butter
2Divide the graham cracker crumb mixture evenly among the 12 jars. Lightly press down to make the crust.
3Mix cream cheese, sugar, vanilla, key lime juice and key lime zest together in a large bowl until smooth and well combined.
4Gently stir in Cool Whip and green food color.
5Pipe, or spoon, cheesecake mixture into the six jars.
6Top with additional Cool Whip
7Garnish with key lime slices and graham cracker crumbs, if desired.
8Refrigerate for about 5 hours or until firm.