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.


★★★★★ 1 vote

3 to 4
15 Min
25 Min



  • 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

How to Make Cheesecake in a Jar


  2. Gather your ingredients.
  3. Place a rack in the bottom position, and preheat the oven to 325f (165c).
  4. Add the butter to the cookie crumbs.
  5. Mix until combined.
  6. Divide the crumb mixture between three or four small jars, and press into the bottoms.
  7. Chef's Note: If you're looking for an excellent homemade chocolate cookie crumb base... Here ya go:
    Ground Chocolate Cookie Wafer Base
  8. Add the cream cheese, sugar, and honey to a bowl.
  9. Beat until thoroughly combined.
  10. Add the egg and sour cream.
  11. Continue to beat until the mixture is combined.
  12. Divide the cheesecake batter between the jars.
  13. Add the jars to a small, high-walled pan.
  14. Place in the oven, and fill the pan halfway up with boiling water.
  15. Chef's Note: By cooking the jars in a water bath, you're giving them a nice steady heat to cook in.
  16. Bake until the cream cheese sets, about 20 to 25 minutes.
  17. Chef’s Note: There will still be a bit of a jiggle in the centers.
  18. Cover the jars, and cool in the refrigerator for 1 or 2 hours.
  20. Add your favorite topping, and serve. Enjoy.
  21. Chef’s Note: If not serving right away, place the tops on the jars, and keep refrigerated.
  22. Chef’s Tip: These make brilliant gifts around the holidays.
  23. Keep the faith, and keep cooking.
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About Cheesecake in a Jar

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

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