Thursday, June 2, 2011

Recipe for a picnic.....

Does anyone do picnics anymore? I remember packing up the kids and off we would go to the beach and do a huge picnic......eat and swim is what we did. Now that they are older it is different adventures, but I sooo miss it! But I still love the idea of heading off to a picnic. So with that in mind I love the idea of Cheese Cake in a jar...Hello! Full of yummy goodness! I think this would be fantastic by the campfire, come on, eating your very own scrumptious cheese cake. I think it might be better then smores!lol


I added this little recipe card to the recipe booklet! Yahoooo.....guess what I am making for this weekend.
Make graham crust according to the directions on the box. I just spooned about 1/2 cup of the filling into the jar, then added some E.D. Smith cherry pie filling to the top....as much as you like is good! Refrigerate for a few hours, then enjoy your very own cheese cake!

25 comments:

Kerri said...

Love it my whole family loves cheese cake...these would make nice gifts a little something for someone who u love...thks got sharing

Lisa Jane said...

ooh what a fabulous idea.. my daughters favourite dessert is cheesecake and these would be perfect for our camping trips/picnics.. wish we had had them last sunday evening round our campfire!
Lisa x

Liza said...

Gorgeous Christine, I just love cheesecake but I would never have thought of putting it in a jar! a great idea! Another fab recipe card for your collection too.

Liza x

Danielle said...

I wanna come, I wanna come!!! You're never too old for a picnic ... especially when this is what's packed in the basket!! Absolutely delicious Christine .. and your recipe card is just beautiful and matches perfectly with those cherries!! Hope you can go on one soon!
Oh .. and btw we're no longer moving to AB - we will remain Ottawans for sometime yet!! ;)
Hugs, Danielle

chris said...

Hi Christine, Me too can I come!! your trips sound fabulous.
love your recipe cards they are sooooooo special.hope you are well sorry I haven't been around much, off now to see what else you have been up to. hugs chris xx

D K Crafts said...

Hi Christine. This looks so tasty. Love the recipe card too. My eldest daughter loves to make Malteser Cheesecake but likes to eat it all herself. Still take the girls on picnics during the summer months when we go away for the day as it is much cheaper and more fun. Donna

Brodders said...

Oooh Christine those papers are devine, I know I need them too...

Linda said...

These are just beautiful.. Love them.. I wanted to let you know i had to start a new blog.. And I hope you will pop on over and follow.. Hugs, Linda
http://lindabscraftycreations.blogspot.com/

Sharon Keanly said...

Hi Christine... ooohhh Cheese Cake is my absolute fave sweet treat! That one in the jar looks absolutely divine. I'd polish it off in just a few seconds. A beautiful recipe card too. hugs Sharon

sueincanada said...

When you showed me the recipe card today it looked so good. Now with the photo it looks even better. Great job.

Nannieflash said...

Wow Christine thats looks absolutely yummy the cheesecake and your card is gorgeous. hugs Shirleyx

Monique said...

I just love picnics or when you camping having breakfast outside... They are the best...These little cheesecake jars are fabulous... First of all my whole family loves cheesecake and second a little personal one just for you... Great idea... and your recipie card is fabulous as always..I am seriously going to get on mine lol!!!

Dawn B. said...

I LOVE picnics. My husband hates eating outside..:( I will come have one with you. This looks so good. My recipes do not look this good. I need to master the Christine techniques.

Janiel/ janny said...

OH YUMMY YUM!!!! I love the recipe card!! What is that flower paper?? It is BEAUTIUFL!!!

Yes I love to do pinics and yes we still do them but when we go it is fishing and pinic for the day. :o)

hugs, Janiel

Shelby Goolsby said...

I love picnics if only it wasn't so hot in south Texas most of the time. I often wish times weren't so high tech and families could enjoy things like that more way back when. Your card is adorable and so inspiring, these would make the cutest Christmas gifts.

Joanne said...

Such an adorable recipe card! Love the strawberries! And the recipe sounds soooo yummy! YES, we still do picnics! When I was in HI we did them all the time at the beach with friends, swam, ate and had a blast! Today's kids don't know what they are missing! Hugs, J:)

Sharon said...

OMG this looks heavenly and just when I am going on a sugar free diet! I love the recipe card; you always seem to have just the right image to use.

thestampingbug said...

Oh YUM!!!! LOVE this!!!

Kerry

Grenouille Greetings said...

And I always love your recipe cards too. This sounds like the perfect recipe for a picnic and your card is delighful! Beautiful highlights on the cherries and such pretty papers! Big hugs, Lesley

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

What a gorgeous recipe card and I agree this may be better than smores. I will have to have this by the fire while the kids have smores. LOL!
hugs,
Chris

Shirley said...

A really beautiful recipe card! I would frame it! :-) and the results are yummmy too!

Martha said...

Christine,

Your Cheesecake in the jar sounds like a clever way to serve individual portions. Your directions say to make the crust according to the box (I assume the graham cracker crumb box has directions for that.) But you did not say how much of the crumb mixture to put on the bottom of each, and how the cream cheese is to be mixed. My experience with cream cheese is it has to be room temp and I think an electric mixer would be required but I did not see a reference to that either. So please help and give this old girl better directions in an email preferably. mgun22@gmail.com

Thanks for sharing, Martha

Denise (peanutbee) said...

Oh my gosh, not only do you inspire me with paper, but you make me want to cook up yummy things, too. My husband would go NUTS for these individual cheesecakes......oh yes, I think I need to add the ingredients on my next shopping list. THANKS for posting this, girlie!! :)

Karen Steen said...

can't wait for your class in July!!

Julie said...

I love cheesecake and think this is fantastic idea. tfs