Cooking and Meal Prep Recipes No-Bake Cheesecake With Almond Flour Crust By Team Verywell Fit Team Verywell Fit Our team is passionate about being a resource for credible and up-to-date information on all nutrition and exercise topics. Learn about our editorial process Updated on February 01, 2022 Medically reviewed Verywell Fit articles are reviewed by board-certified physicians and nutrition and exercise healthcare professionals. Medical Reviewers confirm the content is thorough and accurate, reflecting the latest evidence-based research. Content is reviewed before publication and upon substantial updates. Learn more. by Kristy Del Coro, MS, RDN, LDN Medically reviewed by Kristy Del Coro, MS, RDN, LDN LinkedIn Twitter Kristy is a licensed registered dietitian nutritionist and trained culinary professional. She has worked in a variety of settings, including MSKCC and Rouge Tomate. Learn about our Medical Review Board Print John Kelly / StockFoodCreative / Getty Images (111 ratings) Total Time: 20 min Prep Time: 20 min Cook Time: 0 min Servings: 8 (1 slice each) Nutrition Highlights (per serving) 238 calories 16g fat 17g carbs 6g protein Show Nutrition Label Hide Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings: 8 (1 slice each) Amount per serving Calories 238 % Daily Value* Total Fat 16g 21% Saturated Fat 8g 40% Cholesterol 42mg 14% Sodium 239mg 10% Total Carbohydrate 17g 6% Dietary Fiber 0g 0% Total Sugars 14g Includes 10g Added Sugars 20% Protein 6g Vitamin D 0mcg 0% Calcium 86mg 7% Iron 0mg 0% Potassium 144mg 3% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calorie a day is used for general nutrition advice. Full disclosure: This easy no-bake cheesecake recipe is actually made with an almond flour crust that requires about 10 minutes in the oven. But after that, you can say bye-bye to the oven. Directions for a crustless version, making it a true no-bake cheesecake, are also given below. As far as toppings go, keep in mind that the nutrition facts provided for this recipe are for plain cheesecake, so the calorie count will increase slightly depending on whether you choose to add toppings and what those toppings are. You can also add more agave syrup to taste, just keep in mind that 1/4 cup for the entire recipe yields about 5 grams of carbohydrates per serving. As a popular sugar alternative, agave syrup has a lower glycemic index (GI) than other sweeteners, but it is still a source of sugar and calories. Ingredients 1 almond flour pie crust 16 ounces low-fat cream cheese (room temperature) 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1/4 cup agave syrup (or to taste) Preparation Bake the almond flour pie crust according to the package directions (about 10 minutes), either in a deep-dish 9-inch pie pan or 9-inch springform pan, patting the crust mixture halfway up the sides of either pan. In a medium bowl with a hand mixer or stand mixer, combine the cream cheese, vanilla, lemon juice, and agave syrup. Then increase the speed to medium-high and beat for 5 minutes until smooth, light, and fluffy. Spread the cream cheese mixture into the fully cooked almond crust. Smooth off and chill for at least 2 to 3 hours or until thoroughly cold and set. When ready to serve, run a knife around the edge of the springform pan and remove the collar. (If you used a pie pan, this step is unnecessary.) Top the cheesecake with your desired fruit topping and serve immediately. Variations and Substitutions To make a crustless version of this no-bake cheesecake, simply chill the cream cheese mixture in a bowl. Once the mixture has set, serve in 8 individual dishes with a fruit topping of your choice. Cooking and Serving Tips You can top this no-bake cheesecake in many ways. Try spreading a bit of no-sugar-added all-fruit jam on top of the cheesecake or top with fresh seasonal fruit. You could also make a low-sugar fruit sauce by cooking frozen berries with your sweetener of choice until thickened and then cool before topping. Rate this Recipe You've already rated this recipe. Thanks for your rating! 1 Source Verywell Fit uses only high-quality sources, including peer-reviewed studies, to support the facts within our articles. Read our editorial process to learn more about how we fact-check and keep our content accurate, reliable, and trustworthy. Gardner E. Alternative sugars: Agave nectar. 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