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Healthy Cheesecake Squares

Orange Icon  Healthy Cheesecake Squares

Orange Icon  Healthy Cheesecake Squares

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Submitted by: Nicole Beinert

Prep Time: 20 Minutes

Cook Time: 45 Minutes

Servings: 12

Don't let the name fool you - this treat tastes just as good as the high fat and sugary one.

  • 3 1/2 oz. almond meal, organic
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon, ground, organic
  • 3 tsp. coconut sugar, organic
  • 2 tbs. coconut oil, raw, extra-virgin, organic
  • 3 c. cottage cheese, full-fat, raw, grass-fed or pastured, organic
  • 4 oz. yogurt, greek, plain, full-fat, plain, organic
  • 2/3 c. honey, raw, unfiltered, organic
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract, organic
  • 3 egg, omega-3, cage-free, organic

For the Base: Combine almond meal, cinnamon, and coconut sugar in a small bowl. Pour melted coconut oil into almond mixture and stir. Transfer to 8x8 baking dish (or a round pie dish) and pat flat to cover the bottom.

For the Filling: Using a hand blender or Cuisinart, puree cottage cheese and yogurt together until smooth. Transfer cottage cheese/yogurt mixture to bowl. Using a hand mixer, lightly beat in honey and vanilla extract. Beat in eggs one at a time. Pour mixture over almond base and bake at 300°F for 45 minutes. Let cool and cut into 12 squares.