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These mini mason jar desserts are not only adorable; they also keep portion sizes in check! These beauties can be prepped in under 20 minutes.

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine, Summer 2018


Recipe Summary

20 mins
20 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine crushed graham crackers and melted butter in a small bowl. Divide the mixture among eight 4-oz. jars, pressing lightly with the back of a spoon.

  • Beat cream cheese in a large bowl with an electric mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds. Beat in lime juice and vanilla. Beat in sugar until smooth. Fold in about 1/2 cup whipped topping to lighten the mixture, then fold in the remaining topping.

  • Transfer the filling to a heavy sealable plastic bag. Snip a 1-inch hole in a bottom corner of the bag and pipe the filling into the jars. Top each with several lime slices.

  • Put on the lids. Tote the jars with an ice pack or refrigerate for up to 24 hours.

  • Tote the jars with an ice pack or refrigerate for up to 24 hours.


Sugar substitute: We do not recommend a sugar sub for this recipe.

Equipment: Eight 4-oz. jars with lids

Nutrition Facts

1/3 cup
118 calories; protein 1g; carbohydrates 16g; sugars 8g; fat 6g; saturated fat 4g; cholesterol 9mg; sodium 67mg.

1 fat, 1/2 other carbohydrate, 1/2 starch