I Am Baker

Cheesecake in a Jar

UPDATED: You can find the jars HERE! (Be sure to click on the lower price of $4.75 and not the $9 one!)

Cheesecake in a jar.

I have seen it a million times before, and have loved it each time.

So of course I wanted to try it myself!

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I needed to find a recipe that was no bake but still tasted good.

And that would travel well.

And that I could modify to accommodate any toppings and flavors I wanted.

 

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I brought these to a friends house… the gorgeous and brilliant foodie Miss Stephanie.

She is beautiful.  And fun.  And knows everyone and throws these fabulous blogging get togethers in Minnesota.

Now that I think of it, we are basically opposites.

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This is chocolate with a Oreo cookie crust.  With a pile of heath chips.  Everything is better with a pile of heath chips, thats what I always say.

And by always I mean never.

I made seven different flavor combinations.

Strawberry Cheesecake

Blueberry Cheesecake

Raspberry Cheesecake

Cherry Cheesecake

Chocolate Heath Cheesecake with Oreo cookie crust

Chocolate Cheesecake with Oreo cookie crust

Cheesecake with Oreo cookie crust

It was easy and fun!

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I modified this recipe from Pillsbury for the

Chocolate Cheesecake

1 package Cream Cheese

Juice of 1/2 orange
1 can (14 oz.) chocolate sweetened condensed milk*
*If you can’t find chocolate sweetened condensed milk
add 1/2 cup of Hershey’s chocolate syrup to reg. sweetened condensed milk. Combine.
Combine cream cheese, juice and condensed milk until creamy and smooth.  Pour onto prepared crust, chill at least three hours.

 

And slightly adapted this recipe from AllRecipes for the

No Bake Cheesecake

1 package cream cheese (8 oz)

1 can sweetened condensed milk (14 oz)

2 tablespoons lemon juice (can be modified to taste)

1 tsp clear vanilla extract

Filling of choice.

Same directions as above.

I made the graham cracker crust according to the directions on the box and bought the Oreo crust.  I just spooned about 1/2 cup of filling into each jar then added the fruit filling of choice.  Then refrigerated for a few hours.

Easy peasy!  Hope you are having a great day and have an even better Mothers Day!

 

Comments

  1. Ronda Douglas says

    I am making these picked out different jars for each person and their fav fruit or topping
    and gave them for gifts

  2. Teri says

    love this idea and as I was writing down the recipes I thought about a chocolate oreo with the small caramel bites.

  3. Vincci says

    Excuse me! I’d like to ask how can I purchase the jar in a lower price as there are only choices of $9.06:(

  4. paula dalby says

    Great idea, but why does it have to be “no-bake”? Those canning jars will take the heat of an oven. I say use your favorite recipe for BAKED Cheesecake (which tastes better, no?) and then top with the fruit later. You won’t have the “setting-up” problem.

  5. Suzanne says

    Amanda, just wanted to let you know I found these exact jars at Target today for only $4.29 for a 4-pack. I was actually getting these jars to make a homemade gardener’s scrub in but now due to your post I have another use for them, too!

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