Cheesecake in a Jar Recipe

These mini cherry cheesecakes are too cute! They’re perfect for serving your family or any guests you might have over because you won’t have to slice the cheesecake at all. Everyone can just serve themselves by grabbing a jar of this delicious cheesecake!

Cheesecake in a Jar Recipe

How To Make Cheesecake in a Jar

This is a fun dessert to make when you do not have enough time to prepare yet want to serve desserts individually. You will only need simple ingredients and cute little jars.

Prep: 10 mins
Chill Time: 4 hrs
Cook: 20 mins
Total: 4 hrs 30 mins


  • 14 graham crackers, crumbled
  • 3 oz cherry flavored gelatin mix
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 5 oz evaporated milk
  • 1 can cherry pie filling


  1. Evenly distribute graham cracker crumbs in jars.

  2. Mix lemon gelatin in boiling water until dissolved. Let it cool until thick.

  3. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla until smooth.

  4. In another bowl, whip evaporated milk until thick and stiff peaks form.

  5. Pour in lemon gelatin and mix well.

  6. Fold in cream cheese mixture.

  7. Scoop cheesecake mixture and fill each jar.

  8. Top with cherry pie filling.

  9. If you desire, add whipped topping.

  10. Chill in fridge for at least 4 hours before serving.


  • Sugar: 42g
  • :
  • Calcium: 102mg
  • Calories: 449kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 77g
  • Cholesterol: 36mg
  • Fat: 14g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 214mg
  • Protein: 6g
  • Saturated Fat: 7g
  • Sodium: 336mg
  • Vitamin A: 575IU
  • Vitamin C: 3mg
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