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Skinny Cheesecake Bars with Chocolate Drizzle
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Skinny cheesecake bars

Skinny cheesecake bars yet still sweet and delicious!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time28 mins
Total Time43 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheesecake
Servings: 6 bars
Calories: 285kcal
Author: Anna

Ingredients

!for the crust:

  • 1/2 c slivered almonds
  • 1/2 c old-fashioned oats
  • 1/2 c shredded coconut
  • 1/4 c coconut oil melted

!for the cheesecake filling:

  • 1 8 oz . package of Neufchatel cheese softened, cut up into bite size pieces, 30% less fat cream cheese
  • 6 Tbps ViSalus protein shake mix
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 egg whites
  • 2 Tbsp almond milk
  • 2 Tbps granulated sugar
  • 1/2 c semi-sweet chocolate chopped, melted

Instructions

!to make the crust:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Line a 8"x8" square pan with parchment paper and set aside.
  • In a food processor, combine all crust ingredients except the coconut oil and process until the texture resembles coarse flour.
  • Drizzle in the coconut oil and let it all come together.
  • Press the crust into the bottom of the prepared pan. Set aside

!to make the cheesecake filling:

  • Place cream cheese in food processor and process until smooth.
  • With the food processor turned off, add protein shake mix, vanilla and egg whites. Process until smooth, about 40 seconds.
  • Add milk and sugar and process for 20 seconds.
  • Pour the cheesecake filling over the crust.
  • Bake cheesecake for 28 to 30 minutes, or until it starts to turn golden on top and the edges are slightly browned.
  • Cool cheesecake completely in the pan.
  • Drizzle with melted chocolate. Serve.
  • Store any leftover in refrigerator for up to 4 days.

Nutrition

Calories: 285kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Sodium: 44mg | Potassium: 212mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 9g | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 1.7mg