Wednesday, April 30, 2014

No Bake Key Lime Cheesecakes In A Jar

This has a sweet graham cracker crust on the bottom, and a smooth and creamy key lime filling with cool whip added then top with some extra cool whip, slice of key limes, maybe a sprinkle of graham cracker and these will be the hit of any party..What a fun way to serve these delicious desserts. They are so cute for any party, just find yourself a little mason jar at your local craft store, tie a ribbon and that's  all, everyone will love it..A no bake dessert is perfect just a few items to prep and your done.

3/4 cup graham cracker crumbs
1 tablespoon sugar
3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

12 oz cream cheese, room temperature
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
3 Tablespoons key lime juice ( Joe And Nellies Famous Key Lime Juice)
zest of 2 key limes
4 oz Cool Whip, plus a little more for topping
1-2 drops green food color
key lime slices and graham cracker crumbs, for garnish

6 (4 oz mason jars and ribbon)
1. Combine graham cracker crumbs, sugar and melted butter.
2. Divide the graham cracker crumb mixture evenly among the six 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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