For those who follow a low-carb diet, desserts that are both scrumptious and satisfying can be few and far between—with the exception of low carb cheesecake. This sweet treat consists mainly of low-carb foods—cheese, eggs and cream—and is the ultimate in low carb desserts.
The following is list of easy low-carb cheesecake recipes that has you covered on the dessert front. Read on to discover 50 ways in which you can have your low-carb cheesecake—and eat it too.
Two classic dessert favorites in one unforgettable dish! It’s hard to think of two treats that would be a better match in dessert heaven than these ones. In this recipe, a moist, rich chocolate brownie provides the base for a wonderfully decadent layer of thick, creamy cheesecake. Drizzle some sugar-free chocolate ganache on top for an even sweeter treat.
Ingredients: Butter, unsweetened chocolate, almond flour, cocoa powder, eggs, vanilla, walnuts or pecans.
No-Bake Lime Cheesecake Shooters
When it comes to preparation, no bake desserts are about as simple as you can get. But make no mistake: just because they’re easy to prepare, doesn’t mean they skimp on taste. Here is an easy no bake cheesecake recipe that is low-maintenance enough to whip up on a weeknight, but still packs a serious punch in the taste department.
Ingredients: Pecan pieces, cream cheese, lime, Splenda, vanilla and cream.
No Bake Raspberry-Lemon Cheesecake
Continuing in the trend of easy no bake cheesecake recipes, here’s one for No Bake Raspberry-Lemon Cheesecake. Sweet raspberries and tart lemon perfectly compliment each other and together provide a plummy counterpart to the creamy dairy filling. This no bake cheesecake comes together in just fifteen minutes—which leaves you ample time to enjoy the fruits of your labor.
Ingredients: Graham cracker crumbs, sugar, unsalted butter, lemon, cream cheese and vanilla extract.
Grain Free No Bake Lemon Cheesecakes
When you first decide to forgo grains, you may feel there are limited crust options for desserts. However, this is not the case with this low carb, no bake, grain free cheesecake recipe. A mixture of nuts such as almonds, pecans and walnuts, cinnamon and a low carb sweetener of your choice stands in for a traditional grain-filled crust.
Ingredients: Mixed nuts, granular sweetener or coconut sugar, cinnamon, lemon juice, powdered sweetener, eggs, cream cheese, butter or ghee.
Strawberry Cheesecake Fat Bombs
Any dessert with the word “bomb” in the title is bound to be amazing. Case in point: this recipe for Strawberry Cheesecake Fat Bombs. When you’re on a a low-carb diet, most of your energy comes from healthy fats. These ingenious and delicious bombs are a fun, sweet and easy way to introduce more healthy fats into your diet.
Ingredients: Strawberries, cream cheese, butter or coconut oil, powdered erythritol, and vanilla extract.
No Bake Blueberry Cheesecake Pie
Where does it say you can’t have cake and pie at the same time? Certainly not in this innovative recipe for No Bake Blueberry Cheesecake Pie. With a crust made from almond flour, butter and Swerve Sweetener and topped with sugar-free blueberry sauce, this dessert is perfect for days when it’s just too hot to switch on the oven.
Ingredients: Almond flour, powdered Swerve Sweetener, butter, cream cheese, cream or Greek yogurt and lemon.
Low Carb Caramel Pecan Cheesecake
If fruit in your low carb desserts isn’t your thing, then this recipe for low-carb Caramel Pecan Cheesecake is sure to hit the spot—the sweet spot, that is! This easy cheesecake recipe features a luscious, creamy texture with a healthy dose of pecan-y, caramel goodness. Best of all, this dessert only has 1.7 net carbs per serving.
Ingredients: Cream cheese, heavy cream, caramel flavoring, vanilla, sweetener, pecans and butter.
No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake
You don’t need to turn on the oven to experience the homey warmth of this autumnal-themed dessert. This No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake is the perfect way to indulge during the fall months. This cheesecake recipe comes together in less than twenty minutes. For maximum flavor and texture, try to prepare it the night before you plan to serve it.
Ingredients: Graham cracker crumbs, unsalted butter, reduced-fat cream cheese, sifted sugar, pumpkin puree and pumpkin pie spice.
Blueberry Ricotta Cups
These tasty little treats are made in individual portions and can be enjoyed either cold or straight from the oven. This simple cheesecake recipe only calls for five ingredients: ricotta cheese, egg, flour, honey or maple syrup, and blueberries, of course. The blueberries and natural sweetener provide great flavor while the ricotta provides fat and substance to this healthy dessert.
Ingredients: Low fat ricotta, egg, plain flour/gluten free flour, honey/maple syrup and blueberries.
These yummy low-carb and gluten free Caramel Cheesecakes are prepared in individual servings using a muffin tin. Instead of a traditional sugar-laden cookie crust, this crumbly crust is made using crushed slivered almonds, almond flour and just a quarter cup of sugar. The inclusion of cinnamon sugar makes this a perfect easy cheesecake recipe for the holiday season.
Ingredients: Cream cheese, eggs, sugar, vanilla, butter, milk, almond meal, cinnamon, and baking soda.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheesecake
This rich and delicious treat tastes so good it’s hard to believe it’s not a forbidden food. However, this recipe for Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheesecake actually has amazing benefits. It’s very high in protein and healthy enough to eat every day. While not technically cheesecake, that is the only term that seems appropriate to label this sweet and indulgent concoction.
Ingredients: Cottage cheese, chocolate protein powder, Natural peanut butter, pure stevia.