web analytics

Mini No Bake Lime Cheesecakes

by Milisa on July 30, 2014

Mini No Bake Lime Cheesecakes for #CheesecakeDay!  Cheesecake is my absolute favorite dessert ever and you will love this creamy and delicious cheesecake that doesn’t require turning on the oven!

Mini No-Bake Lime Cheesecakes from Miss in the Kitchen #cheesecakeday

When I heard that the incredibly talented and lovely Roxana of Roxana’s Home Baking was organizing a celebration for National  Cheesecake Day, I signed up immediately.  I love cheesecake, I love it too much.  I kept trying to get a cheesecake baked and when the weather temporarily cooled down, I thought it was the perfect time.

Mini No-Bake Lime Cheesecakes  Miss in the Kitchen #cheesecakeday

Of course as life goes, I just could not get it done.  So we are back to 100 degrees and I couldn’t bring myself to turn on the oven.  I have made this Lime Cheesecake from a Land O’Lakes cookbook that I’ve had for years.  So I decided it was perfect to share for Cheesecake Day!

I usually make this in my cheesecake pan and I’ve made it in a deep pie dish too.  This time I thought a mini dessert would do the trick.  I tried it in my mini cheesecake pan and it turned out alright but it wasn’t quite as firm as a baked cheesecake.  So I decided these little glasses were just the ticket.

Mini No-Bake Lime Cheesecakes from Miss in the Kitchen #cheesecakeday

I love the combination of berries and lime so I drizzled in a little berry jam and these little desserts were a fantastic summer treat! Cheesecake Day has turned into quite the event with a ton of delicious cheesecake recipes! Just scroll below the recipe and be sure to check them all out! I want to give a great big thanks to Roxana for the fabulous idea and for all of her hard work putting this together!!

No-Bake Lime Cheesecake from missinthektichen.com

Mini No Bake Lime Cheesecakes

Yield: 12 mini cheesecakes or 1 regular cheesecake

adapted from Land O'Lakes Best Loved Recipes

Ingredients

    For the crust
  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup melted butter
  • For the Cheesecake
  • 1 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 1/4 oz packages unflavored gelatin
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 tablespoons lime zest
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 8oz packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup strawberry jam
  • 1/4 cup blackberry jam
  • For garnish
  • fresh lime slices
  • whipped cream

Instructions

  1. Mix crust ingredients together in a small bowl and set aside.
  2. Add lime juice and water to a saucepan sprinkle in gelatin and let stand about 5 minutes.
  3. In a separate bowl, beat together eggs, sugar and lime zest. Stir into saucepan and cook over medium heat, stirring often just until mixture comes to a boil. Do not allow mixture to boil, remove from heat.
  4. In a large mixer bowl, add butter and softened cream cheese. Beat until smooth. Slowly add hot lime mixture and continue to beat at medium speed until smooth.
  5. Pour into a large bowl and refrigerate for 45 minutes, stirring at 15 minute intervals.
  6. Meanwhile, beat whipping cream until soft peaks form. Place in refrigerator until lime mixture is cool. Fold whipped cream into lime mixture.
  7. Divide crust into the bottoms of small glasses (or press into a cheesecake pan or deep pie dish if you want to make a regular sized cheesecake).
  8. Mix strawberry and black berry jam together in a small bowl and set aside.
  9. Add cheesecake mixture over crusts about half way. Drizzle with a small amount of jam and fill to the top with cheesecake mixture. Drizzle with another bit of jam.
  10. Repeat with remaining glasses/jars.
  11. *If you are making one regular cheesecake, pour cheesecake mixture over crust and drizzle with jam, use a knife to swirl throughout cheesecake.
  12. Refrigerate for 4 hours.
  13. Garnish with whipped cream and lime slices.
Schema/Recipe SEO Data Markup by ZipList Recipe Plugin
http://www.missinthekitchen.com/2014/07/30/mini-no-bake-lime-cheesecakes/

Miss-Signature-1-2

 

 

 

 

 

 

Baked Cheesecakes:

No Bake Cheesecakes:

Cheesecake Beverages:

Cheesecake Cookies and Bars:

Cheesecake Desserts and Treats:

Frozen Cheesecakes and Treats:

Print Friendly

{ 41 comments }

Creamy Coleslaw

July 29, 2014
Thumbnail image for Creamy Coleslaw

Creamy Coleslaw is the perfect salad for any southern meal.  From barbecue, fried fish, to jambalaya, this creamy slaw will be a big hit.  I am bringing this to my first Progressive Eats Dinner – Summer in the South. Come on and check out this fabulous meal! My good friend Barb of Creative Culinary came […]

Print Friendly
Read more →

No-Bake Chocolate Toffee Cookies

July 28, 2014

No-Bake Chocolate Toffee Cookies are a wonderful sweet summer treat without turning on the oven! I love No-Bake Cookies.  My mom made them when I was growing up and I was always standing right there to eat them as soon as they were cool. No-Bake Cookies are one of my favorites when I’m craving something […]

Print Friendly
Read more →

Getting Meals on the Table with a Busy Lifestyle

July 25, 2014

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of American Frozen Foods Institute and the Frozen Food Roundtable for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. My kids have never been the best at getting up and eating breakfast before school.  They are boys, they reluctantly get up, get dressed and go.  I know […]

Print Friendly
Read more →

Classic Margaritas

July 24, 2014
Thumbnail image for Classic Margaritas

Classic Margaritas on the rocks are my absolute favorite cocktail, made with fresh lime simple syrup, Casa Noble Crystal Tequila and triple sec and perfectly finished off with Himalayan Pink Salt.  Perfect for National Tequila Day! It’s National Tequila Day! So let’s celebrate with my favorite cocktail ever, Classic Margaritas!  I realized that I’ve shared […]

Print Friendly
Read more →

Honey Chicken

July 23, 2014
Thumbnail image for Honey Chicken

Honey Chicken is a delicious comfort food meal from Southern Living Country Music’s Greatest Eats.  When Southern Living’s Country Music’s Greatest Eats showed up on my doorstep, I was tearing open the package immediately.  Southern food is my thing and I’m a huge country music fan.  I knew this was going to be jam packed […]

Print Friendly
Read more →

PlanetBox Review

July 21, 2014

PlanetBox Lunch Box Review just in time for back to school! If you know me at all, you will know that I’m in total denial that summer is just about to end and school is just around the corner.  Well, I’m trying to be more prepared for our early start back this year. Last year […]

Print Friendly
Read more →

Lemon-Pineapple Poke Cake

July 20, 2014
Thumbnail image for Lemon-Pineapple Poke Cake

Lemon-Pineapple Poke Cake is the perfect dessert for summer picnics and potlucks!  A moist lemon cake with sweet pineapple and lots of whipped topping, you won’t be able to resist a slice or two! I wish I could say that I was a patient person but I am not.  I am especially impatient in the […]

Print Friendly
Read more →

Strawberry Lavender Mousse for #CookfortheCure

July 14, 2014

Delicious Strawberry Lavender Mousse for your #CookfortheCure Party! Raise donations for KitchenAid and the Susan G. Komen’s Cook for the Cure by making this wonderful dessert and support a worthy cause. I know y’all love to cook and eat as much as I do, so how about a way to use those cooking skills to help […]

Print Friendly
Read more →
Unless otherwise noted, Copyright © Miss in the Kitchen. All Rights Reserved.
Site Development by Red Rooster Design Studio