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No Bake Key Lime Cheesecake in a Jar

Raven Higheagle


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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12 (4 oz) Jar Cheesecakes
5 Hr 20 Min



  • 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

How to Make No Bake Key Lime Cheesecake in a Jar


  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.

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