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No Bake Key Lime Cheesecakes in a Jar

No Bake Key Lime Cheesecakes in a Jar

  • Author: Lindsay
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: Six 4oz Jar Cheesecakes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: No Bake
  • Cuisine: American


These No Bake Key Lime Cheesecakes in a Jar have the perfect key lime flavor – not too strong, but just right! These mini cheesecakes are incredibly easy to make and great for parties.



  • 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 tsp vanilla
  • 3 tbsp key lime juice
  • zest of 2 key limes
  • 4 oz Cool Whip, plus a little more for topping
  • 12 drops green food color
  • key lime slices and graham cracker crumbs, for garnish, if desired


  • six 4 oz jars


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.


  • Serving Size: 1 4oz Jar
  • Calories: 424
  • Sugar: 21.3 g
  • Sodium: 285.6 mg
  • Fat: 31 g
  • Carbohydrates: 34.4 g
  • Protein: 4.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 72.6 mg

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