No Bake Key Lime Cheesecake in a Jar
12 (4 oz) Jar Cheesecakes
FOR THE CRUST
graham cracker crumbs
unsalted butter, melted
FOR THE FILLING
cream cheese, room temperature (3 - 8 oz pzckages)
pure vanilla extract
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
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.
About this Recipe
#key lime cheesecake
#cheesecake in a jar
Originally Posted: Mon, May 26, 2014