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No-bake white chocolate-peppermint cheesecakes in a jar

Brandy is the author of the food blog, Nutmeg Nanny. In her spare time she enjoys developing recipes, baking and cooking. She is a small town girl who left the corn fields of Ohio for the scenic beauty of the Hudson Valley region of New ...

Peppermint Christmas cheesecake treats in a jar are a no-bake wonder

No-bake desserts are my favorite. In the summer I don't have to heat up the kitchen, and in the winter I don't have to spend too much time away from the fireplace. Plus this version of no-bake is in cheesecake and white chocolate form. Add a little peppermint to throw it straight into holiday mode.

Speaking of the holidays, who's not ready? I have bought zero presents and haven't even put up a tree. I'm starting to think I will just bury my stress in a few jars of this and call it a day.

Peppermint Christmas cheesecake treats in a jar are a no-bake wonder

No-bake white chocolate-peppermint cheesecake recipe

These no-bake white chocolate cheesecakes are jazzed up with crushed candy canes and peppermint chocolate sandwich cookies. Perfect for Christmas.

Yields 8

Prep time: 20 minutes | Inactive time: 1 hour | Total time: 1 hour 20 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup pure white chocolate chips, melted
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1/2 teaspoon mint extract
  • 8 ounces frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1/2 cup crushed candy canes
  • 1 cup crushed peppermint Oreos

Directions:

  1. To the bowl of an electric mixer, add the melted white chocolate, cream cheese and mint extract. Beat together until well combined and slightly fluffy.
  2. Fold in the whipped topping until combined.
  3. Lay out 8 (4 ounce) jars, fill each 1/4 full of cheesecake mixture, and top with crushed peppermint and crushed peppermint Oreo cookies. Repeat layers 1 more time.
  4. Let the cheesecakes sit for 1 hour to set up.
  5. Serve cold.

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