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Mini No-Bake Berry Cheese Cake In A Mason Jar

Mini No-Bake Berry Cheesecake In A Mason Jar -the perfect cute, portable, easy treat! Top with any fruit you like best. Indiviual serving size.
Mini No-Bake Berry Cheese Cake In A Mason Jar -the perfect cute, portable, easy treat!

Since it’s finally starting to feel like spring, these Mini No-Bake Berry Cheesecakes In A Mason Jar, are the perfect little treat.  They’re great topped with fresh berries, and portable enough to bring on a spring picnic, weekend adventure, or enjoy for a backyard bbq.

Mini No-Bake Berry Cheesecake In A Mason Jar

One of my family’s favourite activities this time of year, after feeling cooped up all winter, is to get outside for a walk.  We’re fortunate to have lots of great trails near by, and a few friendly farms.  I have some great childhood memories of visiting my uncle’s farm as a little girl, and being excited about feeding the animals, and seeing all the cute little baby animals being born in the spring.  

We love visiting our local farmers market, buying fresh seasonal items, and supporting local farmers.  Did you know Gay Lea is a co-operative owned by 1,200 farm families in Ontario?  That’s a lot of local cows, and that’s a lot of great dairy products #BornOnTheFarm

how to make Cheesecake In A Mason Jar

Mason jars are the perfect serving piece for these little individual cheesecakes -cute, mini size, easy to serve and eat, and portable for spring adventures!

Mini No-Bake cheesecake

You could make these cheesecakes in any flavour, since the fruit topping is just jam.  I chose blackberry jam for mine this time, but any favourite jam flavour would be great…I’m thinking cherry, raspberry, or how about mango?  The skies the limit.

Cheesecake In A Mason Jar

Mini No-Bake Berry Cheesecake In A Mason Jar

Mini No-Bake Berry Cheesecake In A Mason Jar -the perfect cute, portable, easy treat! Top with any fruit you like best. Indiviual serving size.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 3 tbsp Gay Lea Salted Butter
  • 250 g cream cheese
  • 300 mL sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • blackberry jam
  • Gay Lea Real Whipped Cream
  • fresh blackberries

Instructions

  1. Melt the Gay Lea Butter and combine well with the graham cracker crumbs. Use a spoon and divide the crumb mixture between 12 -4oz. Mason Jars, and then press the crumbs down to create the cheesecake base.
  2. Next, combine the cream cheese, sweetened condensed milk, lemon juice, and vanilla in a stand mixer, beating until the mixture is smooth and thoroughly combined.
  3. Divide the cream mixture between the 12 mason jars. Refrigerate the mason jars, until the cheesecake is set.
  4. Once the cheesecake is set, and able to support the jam topping, spoon about a teaspoon over the cheesecakes. Don't use too much, since jam is sweeter than pie topping which is usually used as a cheesecake topping. Refrigerate until you are ready to serve.
  5. Just before serving, top each cheesecake with some Gay Lea Real Whipping Cream, and add a fresh berry. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 240Total Fat: 14gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 40mgSodium: 162mgCarbohydrates: 26gFiber: 0gSugar: 21gProtein: 4g
Mini No-Bake Berry Cheesecake recipe

The perfect finish to these sweet little cheesecakes right before you serve them is some Gay Lea whipped cream, and a fresh berry!

blackberry Cheese Cake recipe

With Mini No-Bake Berry Cheesecakes in a Mason Jar, life really is a party!

Disclosure: I am part of the Gay Lea Ambassador Campaign and I receive special perks as part of my affiliation with this group. The opinions on this blog are my own.

You might also like our Classic Cheesecake recipe here.

Classic Cheese Cake -your new go-to Classic Cheese Cake recipe. It's baked, rich and dense. Add your favouarite topping for an easy and delicious dessert.

Also check out our Apple Crisp in a Mason Jar here.

You might also like our Caramel Apple Trifle in a Mason Jar here.

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57 Comments

  1. I remember visiting a farm as a child and they let me collect some of the eggs that the chickens laid.

  2. I’m eating healthier so I bake my own crackers each week, make my own dressings and dips.

  3. Every day is an awesome memory, as I live on a farm. The best things has got to be babies.

  4. Not fun at all. One happy memory of picking rocks for me though…thermos’ of cold lemonade in the field. Hope there was some lemonade in your rock picking too Jennifer. Thanks for sharing.
    Dannyelle

  5. these friends of my parents had a farm after they moved away from our hometown. we visited and i have a handful of good memories from there. the barn kittens, their horse, their german shepherds (so alot of animal memories) and then its the first time i fell in love with homemade strawberry jam. i was like 12 and my mom made it every year after that until i took over and still make it for everyone yearly.

  6. Going to my aunts and playing in the old barn or on the round bales of hay in the field with my siblings.

  7. I grew up on a farm and one of my favourite memories is raising chickens with my sister.

  8. my favorite farm memory was from when I was a kid. My uncle and aunt owned a farm and we did a big family reunion there. Complete with a hay ride and then a bonfire!

  9. My favourite farm memory is going to a dairy farm with my grandmother when I was young. We got to watch the cows make their way to the milking area and they passed us along the way. My grandmother would pat each one as they passed.

  10. i grew up on a dairy farm, so my whole childhood is based on memories of the farm! There was lots of work, but also lots of play, too!

  11. My favourite farm memory is from when I volunteered at a local Organic farm two years ago in exchange for farm fresh organic produce. I also got to take home some perennials including raspberry canes!

  12. I never spent much time on farms, but I always love feeding the pigs and getting to travel the property via hay ride.

  13. I remember as a young girl going to my grand parents farm..we loved playing in the barn it was filled with hay..we would jump in the hay for hours

  14. What a great memory, and then there was all that hay in your hair after, lol. Sweet memory thanks for sharing.
    Dannyelle

  15. As a child we spent our summers on a farm . So many wonderful memories . I think my favourite is picking strawberries with my grandfather.

  16. My favorite farm memory is going on a field trip in first grade to a huge farm and learning all about how it worked.

  17. I was about five and we went to a friends farm, I remember see all the farm cats playing in the barn around the cows. I was surprised at how neither of them even knew we were there!

  18. My favourite farm memory is my first time riding a horse. Such a great experience.

  19. my favourite memory is going to a sugar farm, riding a sleigh ride, touring how to make syrup and of course eating home made syrup on snow.

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