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Raw Peanut Butter Cheesecake [Vegan]

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Unlike any other cheesecake you've tried, this one has a crust made of pecans and a creamy peanut butter filling – plus a chocolate coating. This decadent cake is for the chocolate and peanut butter lovers and is sure to impress anyone and everyone!

Raw Peanut Butter Cheesecake [Vegan]


For the Base:

  • 1 cup raw pecans
  • About 1 heaping tablespoon coconut oil, melted
  • 1 heaping tablespoon desiccated coconut
  • 1 heaping tablespoon xylitol, dates, or coconut sugar
  • 1 pinch of cinnamon
  • 1 pinch sea salt

For the Cheesecake Filling:

  • 2 cups raw cashews, soaked overnight
  • 1/4-1/2 cup xylitol, or favorite sweetener to taste
  • 3/4 cup unsalted peanut butter
  • About 1/2 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1/4 cup praline or crushed candied hazelnuts (optional)
  • A dash of coconut water or coconut milk, for easy blending
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3 pinches sea salt

For the Chocolate Sauce:

  • 4 tablespoons coconut oil, melted
  • 4 tablespoons cacao powder
  • 3 tablespoons agave nectar


To Make the Base:

  1. Blend everything in a high-speed blender until well combined.
  2. Press the mixture evenly into your pan and place in the freezer while you prepare the filling.

To Make the Chocolate Sauce:

  1. Combine the melted coconut oil and cacao powder in a bowl until well combined, and then add in the agave nectar.

To Make the Cheesecake Filling:

  1. Place all ingredients (except the praline) in a high-speed blender and blend until creamy and well combined.
  2. Pour the mixture in a bowl and add the praline or crushed hazelnuts. Mix well. Taste to see if you need to add more sweetener.
  3. Pour your filling on top of your base and place in the freezer to set for a few hours or in the fridge overnight.
  4. Garnish with chocolate sauce and serve.





Guilt-free, dairy-free desserts for any occasion. Pauline Hanuise is a certified Holistic Recovery & Health Coach who helps women making peace with food. She is the creator of Pauline Hanuise and the Facebook group "Stop Binge Eating Support & Coaching" where she gives tips and advices about health and our relationship with food. Download her FREE recipe eBook here.



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87 comments on “Raw Peanut Butter Cheesecake [Vegan]”

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Elena Tatum
1 Years Ago

Rachel, we need to try this.

Rachel Strong
02 Feb 2016

Yes we do!!!!

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Claire Saunders - for you?

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Nicole Frep
01 Feb 2016

YES this one is way better!

Grace Mennie
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Kathryn Mennie this too!!

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Yesssssssssss Jen Carman- Chart

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Kris Armstrong
01 Feb 2016

oh... that sounds yum!

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