Delicious Keto Candy Cane Cheesecake Bars
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Keto Candy Cane Cheesecake Bars

Keto Candy Cane Cheesecake Bars

This week we are starting a short series of holiday recipes just before Christmas and we kick it off with a simple recipe for Keto Candy Cane Cheesecake Bars.  This recipe can go two ways: 1) You could make a no bake version by excluding the crust or 2) Or by including the crust you add another flavor element with the crust.  We opted to go with the almond flour crust.

We’ve actually made this twice since shooting the video for YouTube, the second time was for a office event for C.J., and the dish was a big hit even with “Carbies.” We topped it with sugar free candy cane bits, but that is totally optional.  We also figured out that using a tooth pick or other thin type object for the swirl part works a bit better than the knife.  Anyway as with any recipe, use it as a starting point and feel free to experiment.  This turned out to be a very cool and refreshing after dinner dessert–ENJOY!

 

 

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Keto Candy Cane Cheesecake
Keto Candy Cane Cheesecake

Keto Candy Cane Cheesecake Bars

Course Dessert
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 16 people
Calories 339kcal

Ingredients

Crust

  • 1 Cup Blanched Almond Flour
  • 2 oz Butter
  • 1 Tbsp Artificial Sweeteners

Filling

  • 20 Oz Cream Cheese Softened
  • 12 Oz Butter Softened
  • 1 Cup Powdered Sweetener
  • 1 1/2 Tsp Peppermint extract
  • Red Food coloring 5 or 6 drops
  • Crushed Sugar Free Peppermint Optional

Instructions

Crust

  • Combine crust ingredients

  • Press into parchment paper lined 8x8 baking dish. 
  • Bake at 350° for 8 to 10 minutes until lightly browned.
  • Let Cool

Filling

  • Combine cream cheese and butter, beat with hand mixer to combine. 
  • Add sweetener. Continue beating until fluffy and well incorporated.
    Add mint extract and combine well.
  • Add filling to cooled crust, spreading evenly.
    Sprinkle drops of red food coloring onto surface of filling. Using a toothpick or knife, swirl to make a red and white design.
    Sprinkle with crushed candies. Refrigerate 2 hours or overnight. 
  • Cut into bars. Makes 16 (2-inch squares).
    *May cut larger if desired, but macros will be different.

Notes

3g net carbs per serving
 

Nutrition

Serving: 2oz | Calories: 339kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Cholesterol: 92mg | Sodium: 290mg | Potassium: 54mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 21.9% | Calcium: 5.5% | Iron: 2.2%

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