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Pumpkin Cheesecake Jars

Pumpkin Cheesecake Jars are a high protein dessert that is quick and easy to make. It comes together in just under 10 minutes, and is sweet, tangy and made with simple and healthy ingredients.

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two pumpkin cheesecake jars on the counter that are topped with whipped cream and cinnamon.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • Pumpkin Cheesecake Jars comes together in just under 10 minutes.
  • This recipe is made with simple and healthy ingredients.
  • The cheesecake filling is just greek yogurt and cottage cheese making it very high protein.
  • This recipe is sweet enough for dessert, but also healthy enough for breakfast or a snack!
  • Perfect for any occasion, especially the fall season.
  • You’d never believe it’s made with healthy ingredients.
  • This recipe can easily be made gluten free with the use of gluten free graham crackers.
  • Be sure to check out my Strawberry Cheesecake in a Jar for another fun idea!

Ingredients And Substitutions

These are the main ingredients and substitutions for Pumpkin Cheesecake Jars. Scroll down to the recipe card for a full list of ingredients and instructions.

The filling of this cheesecake mixture is made with a blend of cottage cheese and plain greek yogurt.

It’s sweetened with maple syrup, but can easily be swapped for honey, agave, coconut or cane sugar.

Vanilla extract is always a great addition to any sweet recipe.

I used plain graham crackers for the crust, but you can also use gluten free if needed.

And of course some canned pumpkin to really grab those seasonal flavors.

Cinnamon gives this recipe a lovely warm taste and feeling.

all the ingredients that you need to make this recipe in individual containers.

How To Make

ONE: Next, in a food processor add in the cottage cheese, greek yogurt, maple syrup, vanilla extract, cinnamon and pumpkin. Blend until smooth and creamy.

TWO: Crush graham crackers either in a plastic baggie or in a blender.

graham cracker dust added to two jars

THREE: Then, assemble your cheesecake jars by adding on graham cracker dust at the bottom, cheesecake filling and finishing it off with whipped cream if desired!

Tips And Tricks

Use a blender or food processor to make the cheesecake filling.

A blender works best for making the graham cracker dust.

Try layering more graham cracker dust in the center between pumpkin cheesecake filling.

How To Serve And Store

Serve these Pumpkin Cheesecake Jars with some whipped cream and cinnamon.

Store in an airtight container in the fridge, and enjoy up to 3-4 days.

two pumpkin cheesecake jars on the counter

Taste And Texture

This pumpkin cheesecake in a jar tastes like creamy, smooth cheesecake filling. The graham cracker dust gives it a nice crunch and flavor.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use something else instead of cottage cheese?

Cream cheese would be the best alternative.

Can I make these ahead of time?

Yes totally! Just store in an airtight container with a lid.

Can this be made vegan?

Yes, just use vegan ingredients like vegan cottage or cream cheese, vegan plain yogurt and vegan graham crackers!

Other Recipes You May Like

If you make these Pumpkin Cheesecake Jars, I would really appreciate a comment and rating down below, under the recipe card. Don’t forget to take a picture and tag me over on InstagramTiktok or Pinterest!

Pumpkin Cheesecake Jars

Pumpkin Cheesecake Jars are a high protein dessert that is quick and easy to make. It comes together in just under 10 minutes, and is sweet, tangy and made with simple and healthy ingredients.
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PREP TIME:
5 minutes
COOK TIME:
5 minutes
TOTAL TIME:
10 minutes
Author - Hannah

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • 1 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup graham cracker dust, divided
  • whip cream, optional

SCALE:

1X

YIELDS:

4 servings

Directions

  1. In a food processor add in the cottage cheese, greek yogurt, maple syrup, vanilla extract, cinnamon and pumpkin puree. Blend until smooth and creamy.
  2. Crush graham crackers either in a plastic baggie or in a blender.
  3. Then, assemble your cheesecake jars by adding on graham cracker dust at the bottom, cheesecake filling and finishing it off with whipped cream and more cinnamon if desired!

Notes

  • Use a blender or food processor to make the cheesecake filling.
  • A blender works best for making the graham cracker dust.
  • Try layering more graham cracker dust in the center between pumpkin cheesecake filling.

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