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no bake cheesecake in a jar

Recipe by
Sharon Whitley
Houston, TX

This is a great recipe that came from March 2014 Ladies Home Journal. No baking required. Makes 10 8 oz jars. Picture also from Ladies Home Journal.

yield 10 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 30 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For no bake cheesecake in a jar

  • 9
    whole graham crackers
  • 3 Tbsp
    melted unsalted butter
  • 2 pkg
    (8 oz) cream cheese
  • 1 can
    sweetened condensed milk
  • 6 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 pkg
    10 oz. frozen raspberries
  • 1/4 c
  • fresh berries for garnish if desired.

How To Make no bake cheesecake in a jar

  • 1
    In food processor, blend together the graham crackers and melted butter until finely ground. Set aside. Beat cream cheese until smooth and no lumps remain. Add sweetened condensed milk, lemon juice, vanilla and beat until mixture is smooth, scraping the sides and bottom of the bowl as you mix.
  • 2
    Pour filling into 10 8 oz jars and place on a baking sheet to transfer to the refrigerator. Chill 20-30 minutes.
  • 3
    In small saucepan heat raspberries and sugar until just simmering; remove from heat and let cool. Spoon over cheesecake layer. Tip with a layer of cracker crumbs and return jars to the fridge. Serve chilled.