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Blackberry Lemon Goat Cheese Cheesecakes in a Jar. What is better than cheesecake?

Blackberry Lemon Goat Cheese Cheesecakes in a Jar

Goat cheese cheesecake. And even better than that? Serve it in a jar. Plus, it’s all the rage right now. There were many different things and events that inspired this recipe. Fast forward to the BlogHer Food conference that took place two weekends ago here in Atlanta. Strawberry Cheesecake Parfaits. We all love cheesecake, right? But it does take time and effort. You have to make the crust and bake it, then make the filling and, if you do it right, bake the cheesecake in a water bath.

Well, I'm going to show you how to make cheesecake without any baking at all. Chocolate Mousse Cheesecake. Sunday, February 7th, was....

Chocolate Mousse Cheesecake

*gulp* birthday. Whew! There. In Katrina's Kitchen: Chocolate Chip Cookie Cheesecake. Chocolate Chip Cookie Cheesecake Did you know that yesterday was National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day?

In Katrina's Kitchen: Chocolate Chip Cookie Cheesecake

I need to get myself a calendar and start marking these things down for next year. It just so happens that I had made these little cheesecakes a while ago and never did a post about them because my husband didn’t love them (more about that later). However I thought these would be perfect to share with you this Monday morning. The recipes are simple and the method is easy. Sometimes you have to agree to disagree, right? No Bake Raspberry-Lemon Cheesecake. Do you ever meander aimlessly through the grocery store and just toss stuff into your cart with the thought that you’ll find something creative to do with it?

No Bake Raspberry-Lemon Cheesecake

This pretty much happens to me all the time. Sometimes it’s a good sale that lures me in and other times it’s a new product or funky named spice that I just have to try. Last week on one of my multiple shopping trips I encountered a sale on Cool Whip. Although I typically use Reddi-wip – (yes, I’m guilty of squirting it in my mouth directly from the can) or make my own whipped topping, sometimes I get a random hankering for Cool Whip. I used to be obsessed with spreading a layer of it between two chocolate graham crackers and freezing them to create homemade faux ice cream sandwiches.

Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries. Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries These cheesecake stuffed strawberries are the perfect dessert treat!

Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries

Can I just say that I have died and gone to heaven. Cheesecakes in Jars. I like the idea of serving little individual desserts at get togethers and these little cheesecakes do the job.

Cheesecakes in Jars

People can just pick one up and go - no slicing and serving required. I made lemon pound cake parfaits in taller jars but these little cheesecakes are in the smaller 4-ounce jelly jars. You can find them easily at your grocery store. They are just about the perfect serving size for all those people who say, "Oh, I shouldn't eat dessert. Well, maybe just a few bites. " The recipe calls for vanilla extract, something I never buy in the grocery store. Vanilla Bean Paste from Beanilla Cheesecakes in Jars for a printable recipe, click here makes 24 little cheesecakes. You will need 24 4-ounce regular mouth jelly jars Ingredients. Super Easy Mini Cherry Cheesecakes. I made these cute little treats for my grandfather’s 84th birthday.

Super Easy Mini Cherry Cheesecakes

He has a little bit of a sweet tooth. So I thought he’d love these. Here’s the recipe: 2 pkg. of (8oz.) cream cheese, softened to room temperature 3/4 cup sugar 3 eggs 1 Tbsp vanilla 1 Tbsp lemon juice Mix. vanilla wafers 2″ aluminum mini baking cups Cherry Pie Filling Place a vanilla wafer in each mini baking cup. Spoon approximately 3 Tbsp of cream cheese mixture over each wafer. Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries. These aren't anything complicated.

Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries

With five ingredients, they take only a few minutes to put together. In fact, these were probably the least time-intensive food at my Cheesecake Extravaganza. Yet, I had more than a few people come up and proclaim their love for the finger food. You don't have to throw a cheesecake party to serve these....I imagine they'd be welcomed just about anytime! Another great party food, these can be made ahead of time. Next time, I'll make more... this was the first food to go at the Cheesecake Extravaganza, and with good reason! Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberriesfrom Nutmeg NannyIngredients: -1 lb large strawberries -8 oz. cream cheese, softened (can use 1/3 less fat) -3-4 tbsp powdered sugar (4 tbsp for a sweeter filling) -1 tsp vanilla extract -graham cracker crumbs. Mini Butterfinger Cheesecakes. Mini Butterfinger Cheesecakes ~ Small in size, big in flavor, this no-bake cheesecake is flecked with gold and is likely to produce to euphoric food high.

Mini Butterfinger Cheesecakes

Okay, I lie. It’s flecked with a sweet and salty combination of crushed Butterfingers and pretzels throughout the peanut butter cheesecake portion and is bottomed-out with a crust made of the same crushed combo. Butterfinger No-bake Cheesecake Remember when I was on a run of these no-bake cheesecakes a year ago? I didn’t but I was reminded of that when one of my friends asked me to make these for her party. So while these may not produce a euphoric high, they will tempt your taste buds towards having seconds. Anyhow, this request brought me back to my love for all things mini and decorated. A few notes: