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Blueberry Cheesecake Jars

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For the graham cracker crust layer:

1 heaping cup of graham cracker crumbs

3 Tablespoons brown sugar

1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 cup melted butter

Combine all of the graham cracker crust ingredients and “tamp” about 3 Tablespoons into each of 6 half-pint canning jars.

for the cheesecake layer:

8 oz. cream cheese, room temperature

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup sour cream

2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

1 teaspoon lemon or orange zest

Place all of the cheesecake ingredients in the bowl of a counter top mixer. Whip until smooth and fluffy. Divide evenly among the 6 (half pint) jars… on top of the graham cracker crust layer.

for the blueberry layer:

TIP: a little almond extract will make canned pie filling taste fresh and wonderful!

1 (20 oz.) can blueberry pie filling

1/4 teaspoon pure almond extract

Mix fruit filling with extract and divide evenly among the 6 jars. Place lids on jars an refrigerate until ready to eat.

Add a dollop of whipped cream to the tops of the jars and sprinkle with a little nutmeg if desired.

I think you’re going to LOVE blueberry cheesecake in a jar!

Enjoy!

Blueberry Cheesecake Jars
Source: chindeep

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