CHEESECAKE IN A JAR
The best part of this cheesecake, besides eating it, is the lovely way it can be presented for eating or as giving to someone as a foodie gift!
Decorate it according to the ocassion and you cannot go wrong - and its a way of recycling your used glass jars!
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- 1 c
- cracker crumbs
- 1 Tbsp
- 2 Tbsp
- melted butter
- 250 g
- cream cheese
- 400 g
- condensed milk
- 1/2 tsp
- lemon juice (fresh or bottled)
- 3 c
- cherry filling (see recipe)
- jars with lids
- ribbons, flowers or other decorations
- 5 or 6 c
- pitted fresh cherries
- 1/2 c
- 1 1/4 c
- granulated sugar
- 4 Tbsp
Add sugar and melted butter and combine well
scrape the bottom of the bowl again to be sure all of the cream
cheese is getting incorporated.
everything is combined nicely.
Be Sure your jars are nice and clean
Then about 2 Tblsp of the cream cheese mixture.
Layer about 2 Tblsp of cherry pie filling (see recipe below) over the cream cheese mixture.
Voila - A great Christmas gift. Refrigerate until you are ready to deliver them. Also, they will stay good for a few days if you need to make them ahead.