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Mini Strawberry Cheesecake Mason Jars with Chocolate Hearts

Makes 4 mini mason jars


  • 1 cup ready to eat cheesecake filling {I use Philadelphia Cream Cheese}
  • 1/4 cup strawberry sauce {recipe below}
  • 1/4 cup whipped cream {recipe below}
  • 1/2 cup semi sweet chocolate chips

For the strawberry sauce:

  • 16 oz 1lb strawberries, stems removed and sliced
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice

For the whipped cream:

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla


  • Lay out a sheet of parchment paper on a baking sheet.
  • Add chocolate chips to a microwave safe bowl and microwave for 90 seconds.
  • Stir then microwave for 15 second intervals, stirring in between, until smooth.
  • Scoop into a piping bag {or a ziptop bag with the tip cut off}.
  • Pipe thick chocolate hearts all over the paper. You can also spell words like "love".
  • Let cool completely before gently removing.
  • Next, in a small bowl mix together 1/4 cup cooled strawberry sauce and 1 cup cheese cake filling until smooth. Depending on the size of your jars you made need a little more, a little less.
  • Pour filling into 4 small jars.
  • Top with whipped cream and a chocolate heart.
  • You can also add personalized M&Ms like we did here!

For the strawberry sauce:

  • Combine all the ingredients in a small pot over medium heat.
  • Bring to a boil and cook over medium low heat for 20-30 minutes.
  • Chill until ready to serve.
  • {Also delicious served warm on French toast, pancakes, and ice cream!}

For the whipped cream:

  • Chill a mixing bowl and mixer attachment in the freezer until ready to use.
  • Remove bowl and mixer from freezer and add heavy cream, vanilla, and brown sugar to the chilled bowl.
  • Mix on high until soft peaks form.
  • Add to a piping bag or gently spoon on top of the cheesecake jars.
  • Store remaining in a sealed container in the refrigerator until ready to use.