Cavemen and cavewomen probably didn’t bake cheesecake, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy it on the Paleo diet. If you’re craving a slice of creamy heaven, then look no further than our list of the best Paleo cheesecake recipes. Each cheesecake is made using soaked cashews as a cream-cheese alternative. But you’ll never know the difference. Make a cheesecake with fruit flavors, chai-latte spices, or chocolate. Pick you favorite, pin it for later, and bake it!
5 hours | 7 steps | 12 ingredients | Soak cashews overnight
Fresh berries and vanilla are meant for each other. Especially in this Paleo cheesecake. Vanilla bean and cashews are blended together for a filling that is absolutely divine. And a sweet-tart berry jam covers the top. Slice and serve this beautiful Paleo dessert at your next dinner party! Or eat it all yourself.
4 hours 30 minutes | 8 steps | 11 ingredients | Soak cashews overnight
This Paleo cheesecake is a tropical, dairy-free paradise. It consists of a buttery macadamia nut crust, a creamy coconut center, and a sweet mango topping. Whip up this dessert in just 30 minutes, and leave it in the freezer for about four hours. One bite of this is enough to transport you to the beach!
6 hours | 5 steps | 14 ingredients | Soak cashews overnight
A thick brownie crust. A layer of chocolate chip cookie. And a chunk of creamy dairy-free Paleo cheesecake. It’s a triple whammy of deliciousness that will keep you coming back for more. Be sure to keep your slices small with this Paleo cheesecake. It’s incredibly rich!
9 hours | 21 steps | 19 ingredients | Soak cashews overnight
Love baked cheesecake, but want to avoid dairy? Give this recipe a try. It comes out tasting sweet and tangy. And it has a perfect melt-in-your-mouth texture. Just like a full-dairy New York Cheesecake. There’s also has a secret ingredient… cauliflower! You don’t end up tasting it, of course, but it adds a great texture to the final result.
4 hours 15 minutes | 4 steps | 10 ingredients | Soak cashews overnight
This Paleo cheesecake is full of flavor. It’s sweet from the matcha, tart from the lemon, and rich from the chocolate. Not to mention, it’s so creamy you’d think it was full-dairy! After it has set in the fridge (for at least 4 hours), top with the chocolate glaze and serve.
2 hours 15 minutes | 5 steps | 9 ingredients | Soak cashews overnight
With three layers of chocolate, this decadent Paleo cheesecake will satisfy any chocoholic. It’s rich, creamy, and absolutely indulgent. And the coffee flavor really kicks it up a notch. It’s also easy to make! 15 minutes of cook-time is all that you n eed. But be sure to let it firm up in the fridge before cutting in.
5 hours | 5 steps | 10 ingredients | Soak cashews overnight
This Paleo cheesecake is both smooth and tangy like a full-dairy cheesecake. The raspberries and lime add a fruity, citrusy flavor. While the coconut crust has a texture like a coconut macaroon. It’s pink color makes it perfect for a bridal shower, baby shower, or summertime treat!
4 hours | 6 steps | 10 ingredients | Soak cashews overnight
Highlight the citrus-tang of a cheesecake with this recipe. After soaking your cashews for at least 4 hours (but preferably overnight), you can whip up a batch in just 15 minutes. It’s completely no-bake, but it needs three hours in the freezer to firm up the filling. The coconut cream balances the citrus for a Paleo cheesecake that is absolutely delicious.
4 hours 45 minutes | 5 steps | 11 ingredients | Soak cashews overnight
Cashew fillings are common in Paleo cheesecakes, but have you ever tried avocado? It’s healthy, super creamy, and green! Add a layer of the classic cashew cream on top and decorate with sliced fruit for a festive look. It’s perfect for the fruit lover.
5 hours | 6 steps | 12 ingredients | Soak cashews overnight
This Paleo cheesecake is made up of two delicious layers. One layer that is lime flavored. And one that is blueberry. The two combine for a great sweet and citrusy taste. Feel free to sub in another fruit and experiment with other combinations!
7 hours | 7 steps | 6 ingredients
Deliciously smooth with a wonderful lemon tang and coconut flavor. These Paleo cheesecake bars will disappear off your plate in a flash. Blend medjool dates and raw cashews in a food processor for the crumbly crust. Then, pour in the coconut cream and cashew mixture and leave to set in the freezer. They are ready when they are firm!
3 hours 15 minutes | 7 steps | 14 ingredients | Soak cashews overnight
This Paleo cheesecake recipe tastes like a chai latte! Its creamy, chai-spiced, and tangy. The cashews used in the filling make the bars super creamy. It’s arguable that it’s better than full-dairy cheesecake. And the toasted pecan crust is to die for. Serve next to a mug of hot chai tea or coffee!
4 hours 45 minutes | 7 steps | 9 ingredients | Soak cashews overnight
Satisfy your craving for chocolate, coffee, and cheesecake all in a single bite. And each flavor gets its own layer! A chocolatey, crunchy crust on the bottom. A soft and smooth vanilla middle. And a rich chocolate-espresso flavored top. These are the perfect pick-me-up treat!
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