No Bake Key Lime Cheesecake in a Jar

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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!

Rating:
☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes
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

Step-By-Step

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.