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No-Sugar Boozy Cheesecake Bars

No-Sugar Boozy Cheesecake Bars

 

There isn’t ANY sugar and only a few carbs per lip-smacking dessert bar so there’s nothing to feel guilty about. And of course, you know there’s a healthy dose of protein powder in the recipe 🙂 Your healthy lifestyle never tasted SO GOOD! 

Courtesy of RealHealthyRecipes.com

What you need
Servings: 20

For the Crust

2 cups Raw Pecans
⅓ cup Vanilla Whey Protein Powder
½ teaspoon sea salt
¼ cup Swerve Confectioners Style
1 teaspoon vanilla extract​
¼ cup coconut oil, melted

For the Cheesecake

16 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
½ cup granular Swerve
¼ cup Swerve Confectioners Style
2 limes, zested and juice
¼ cup clear tequila
2 tablespoons Cointreau
2 tablespoons cream (coconut or dairy)
2 eggs, at room temperature

 

Instructions

 

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and line a 9×9 pan with parchment paper

 

2. Toast the pecans in a dry skillet over medium-low heat. Cool slightly. Transfer to a food processor and pulse into a fine powder.

 

3. Add the remaining crust ingredients to the food processor. Pulse until fully combined and crumbly. Press into the bottom of the prepared pan.

 

4. Beat the cream cheese and swerve together until light and fluffy. Add in the lime juice and zest, Teremana, Cointreau and coconut cream. Mix until fully combined. Add the eggs one at a time, beating after each addition.

 

5. Pour the cheesecake mixture over the crust and bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes. Cool completely, then place in the fridge to chill for 3 hours before cutting into bars. Garnish with thinly sliced lime and enjoy with a margarita!

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