No Bake Key Lime Cheesecake in a Jar

Raven Higheagle

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@ravenhigheagle

These No Bake Key Lime Cheesecakes in a jar are super fantastic! They are so incredibly easy to make and have the perfect key lime flavor – not too strong, but plenty key lime-y!


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Rating:

Serves:

12 (4 oz) Jar Cheesecakes

Prep:

5 Hr 20 Min

Method:

Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

FOR THE CRUST

1 1/2 c
graham cracker crumbs
2 Tbsp
sugar
6 Tbsp
unsalted butter, melted

FOR THE FILLING

24 oz
cream cheese, room temperature (3 - 8 oz pzckages)
1/2 c
sugar
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

SUPPLIES

six 4 oz jars

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine graham cracker crumbs, sugar and melted butter
2
Divide the graham cracker crumb mixture evenly among the 12 jars. Lightly press down to make the crust.
3
Mix cream cheese, sugar, vanilla, key lime juice and key lime zest together in a large bowl until smooth and well combined.
4
Gently stir in Cool Whip and green food color.
5
Pipe, or spoon, cheesecake mixture into the six jars.
6
Top with additional Cool Whip
7
Garnish with key lime slices and graham cracker crumbs, if desired.
8
Refrigerate for about 5 hours or until firm.