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Cheesecake In Mini Mason Jars + Free Recipe Printable

Cheesecake in Mini Mason Jars

If you ask us, no one should have to miss out on sweet treats at special evetns. Portion control is key! Here to indulge our sweet tooth with just a few bites of goodness is baker extraordinaire, The Flour Child. Megan whipped up these cute and portable mini mason jar cheesecakes for all of your friends and family. Tie up those aprons and preheat the oven! xoxo, The Wedding Chicks

As a bonus we have this uber cute printable that you can print out here on a 5 X 7 A7 card. Print out and stack these little cuties for your guests to take and place next to these little delectable delights. This way everyone can make these treats again and again.

mini cheesecake 5x7

cheesecake ingredients

PREP TIME
12 Minutes PREP TIME
20 Minutes COOK TIME
32 Minutes TOTAL TIME

TOPPING:
1 cup sliced strawberries,  1 cup sugar,  Juice from half of a lemon

Instructions
In a small pot on the stove, cook the sliced strawberries and the sugar until the juices from the strawberries have been released and add the lemon juice. Cook until the mixture starts to bubble. Remove from heat and allow to cool completely.

strawberry cheesecake topping

CRUST:
1 cup graham cracker crumbs,  1/4 cup powdered sugar,  6 Tb butter,  6 short mason jars

In a small pot on the stove, melt the butter completely. Combine the graham cracker crumbs and the powdered sugar together in a small bowl. Add the melted butter to the crumbs and sugar and mix thoroughly. Using a small scooper, put one scoop of the crust into each mason jar and pat down with your fingers. Bake the jars at 350˚ for 12 minutes.

cheesecake crust

FILLING:
8 oz room temperature cream cheese,  1 cup heavy whipping cream,  3/4 cup powdered sugar,  1 tsp vanilla extract,  Zest from one lemon

Whip up the heavy whipping cream until stiff peaks form. In a separate bowl, mix together the cream cheese, powdered sugar, vanilla extract, and lemon zest until there are no lumps. Fold the whipping cream into the cream cheese mixture until fully combined. Using a piping bag, pipe the cream cheese mixture into the mason jars, leaving enough space in the top for the strawberry topping.

DIY cheesecake filling

leave some room at the top for topping

Scoop the strawberry topping on top and you are ready to enjoy! These keep for about two days.

add strawberry topping

mini cheesecakes in mason jars by The Flour Child