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Vegan Cheesecake Bars

Vegan Cheesecake Bars

These vegan cheesecake bars are the perfect summer recipe, not to mention my latest obsession— creamy, nutty and cold, and ready super fast!

Vegan Cheesecake Bars

  • Servings: one 8x8 pan
  • Difficulty: Easy
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A hazelnut and date crust layered with a creamy cashew filling


For the crust:

  • 3/4 cup hazelnuts
  • 1/2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/2 tbsp almond butter
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp salt

For the filling:

  • 1 1/2 cup raw cashews, soaked overnight or boiled for 40 mins
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/3 cup plus 1 tbsp flax milk
  • 1 1/2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • sprinkle of salt


  1. While the cashews are boiling (if you chose that method) prepare the crust.
  2. Blend all crust ingredients in a food processor until they stick together.
  3. Press the crust flat into a parchment-lined 8×8 pan and freeze while making the filling.
  4. Blend all filling ingredients in a food processor until silky smooth.
  5. Pour the filling over the crust, and freeze for 5-6 hrs.
  6. Cut into bars and enjoy!

Recipe Creator
Name: Isabel McDermott
Country:  USA
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