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Cheesecake in a Jar

Cheesecake in a Jar is a no-bake cheesecake that is layered in a mason jar with a graham cracker crust and topped with cherry pie filling.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Cheesecake in a Jar, no bake cheesecake
Prep Time 10 minutes
Chilling Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Servings 2 pint-sized jars
Calories 1303 kcal
Author Amanda Rettke--iambaker.net

Ingredients

Crust

  • ½ cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted

Filling

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon clear vanilla extract

Topping

  • 1 cup cherry pie filling, divided

Instructions

Crust

  1. In a small bowl, combine the graham cracker crumbs, sugar, and melted butter, mixing well with a fork. (You want every crumb coated in the butter as this will be the glue that holds it together.) If needed, add more butter.

Filling

  1. In a medium bowl, add cream cheese, sweetened condensed milk, lemon juice, and vanilla. Use a hand mixer to combine.

Assembly

  1. Press half of the graham cracker crust to the bottom of a pint mason jar.

  2. Add half the cheesecake filling to the jar, filling about ¾ of the way up.

  3. Top with half the cherry pie filling. Repeat with the remaining ingredients.

  4. Place the jars of cheesecake in the refrigerator to chill for a minimum of 2 hours, up to overnight.