Key Lime Mousse

Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings 8 - 8 oz jars


Key Lime Mousse

  • 8 oz. cream cheese softened
  • 1-1/3 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup Key Lime Juice
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream whipped
  • Green Food Coloring optional
  • Lime optional

Crumbled Graham Cracker Crust

  • 1 package graham crackers or 9 full graham crackers
  • 1/3 c. sugar
  • 6 Tbsp. butter melted


Key Lime Mousse

  1. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, milk and juice until smooth.
  2. Fold in whipped cream.
  3. Add food coloring to desired color, optional.
  4. Refrigerate overnight (minimum of 3-4 hours)

Crumbled Graham Cracker Crust

  1. Preheat oven to 375-degrees.
  2. Place graham crackers in a gallon-sized Ziploc bag. Remove air and seal tightly. Using a rolling pin, smash the crackers and roll out until you have very fine crumbs.
  3. In a medium-sized bowl, combine crumbs, sugar, and butter until all the crumbs are evenly moist.
  4. Press crumbs into a jelly roll pan.
  5. Bake for 7 minutes in preheated oven.
  6. Allow the crust to completely cool.
  7. Use a spoon to break up the crusts and place crumbles into jars or bowls for serving.

Jar Dessert

  1. Place a layer of crumbled graham cracker crust in bottom of jar.
  2. Add Key Lime Mousse.
  3. Garnish with whipped cream and slice of lime.
  4. Sprinkle with additional graham cracker crust, optional.

Recipe Notes

I used Ball Wide Mouth 8 oz mason jars. Feel free to use 4 oz. jars to make your mixture serve a larger crowd.
Feel free to fill the jars and refrigerate overnight. The crust will not get soft.