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Many people believe that baked cheesecake has a better texture than raw cheesecake. Baked cheesecakes are generally firmer, whereas raw cheesecake generally has a pudding-like texture. They are also usually fluffier, smoother, and creamier than their no-bake counterparts. Here are 12 vegan baked cheesecakes you’ll want to try over and over again!

1. Baked Cheesecake Stuffed Apples

Baked Cheesecake Stuffed Apple

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Creamy cheesecake is baked inside a juicy and tender apple, and drizzled with caramel sauce in these Baked Cheesecake Stuffed Apples by Larice Feuerstein!

2. Baked Cheesecake With Jam Topping

Baked Cheesecake With Jam Topping

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This deliciously, creamy Baked Cheesecake With Jam Topping by Kirsten Kaminski tastes like something out of the dessert case at a New York diner — but it’s at the next level. Completely free from refined sugar, it’s decadently creamy with a fruity touch on top. The crust is made from oat and almonds while the filling is made from cashews, dairy-free yogurt, and chia seeds to give it that light and fluffy texture. It’s the perfect dessert for any occasion.

3. Savory Baked Cheesecake

Savory Baked Cheesecake

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This amazing Savory Baked Cheesecake by Florian Nouh requires only six ingredients and ten minutes of prep time, so you can have a delicious and unique party appetizer that’s ready in no time. The crust can be made from your gluten-free flour of choice and hummus. So, if you want it spicy? Try adding jalapeños to your hummus — so you can get as creative as you want with the flavors. Slice this up and serve with crackers.

Blissful: Vegan Dessert Cookbook!

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Looking for new desserts to try out? Well, you’re in luck! One Green Planet’s vegan dessert cookbook is perfect for all dietary needs, occasions, ages, preferences, and skill levels! Blissful: Vegan Desserts and Treats to Feel Good and Live Deliciously proves just how flavorful, satisfying, and easy to make vegan food can be. Inside you’ll find a collection of 100 scrumptious desserts for every skill level and taste. Featuring rich chocolatey desserts like Cake Batter Freezer Fudge and Chocolate Layer Cake With Espresso Buttercream and Rich Ganache, to light and healthy recipes like Lemon Coconut Squares and PB&J Nice Cream Bowls. There is something for everybody in this book, and is guaranteed to satisfy vegans and non-vegans alike!

4. Baked Lemon Cheesecake with Strawberry Sauce

Baked Lemon Cheesecake with Strawberry Sauce

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This Baked Lemon Cheesecake with Strawberry Sauce by Anita Bean is rich in protein and calcium. Made from tofu and cashew nuts in place of soft cheese, it has a rich, creamy texture akin to the traditional dairy version. The key is to soak the cashews beforehand so they blend easily into a smooth paste. The cornflour and tofu both act as an egg replacement, helping the cheesecake ‘set’ when baked in the oven. The sweet strawberry topping balances the lemony cheesecake perfectly but you can substitute other berries, such as blueberries, blackberries, or raspberries if you prefer.

5. Baked Marshmallow and Oreo Cheesecake

Baked Marshmallow and Oreo Cheesecake

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What is better than a baked vegan cheesecake for a little indulgence? How about a marshmallow-topped oreo cheesecake? Yup. That’s better. This Baked Marshmallow and Oreo Cheesecake by Luci Rebecca is decadent, elegant, and so good.

6. Baked Chocolate Cheesecake

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This Baked Chocolate Cheesecake by Mitra Shirmohammadi is so rich and creamy it’s hard to believe it’s dairy- and grain-free. It’s a much healthier version of the “real thing” with a ridiculously similar taste and texture.

7. Baked Pumpkin Cheesecake

Baked Pumpkin Cheesecake

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This rich and creamy Baked Pumpkin Cheesecake by Mitra Shirmohammadi is the ultimate holiday dessert. It tastes like pumpkin pie but much better with a thick texture that resembles cheesecake. The creamy center lies on top of a gluten-free oat and pecan base. It’s best to serve this delicious baked vegan pumpkin cheesecake with roasted maple walnuts. The flavors go perfectly together, and the added crunch makes the cheesecake 100 times better!

8. Baked Purple Sweet Potato Cheesecake

Baked Purple Sweet Potato Cheesecake

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The consistency of this Baked Purple Sweet Potato Cheesecake by Nele Liivlaid is reminiscent of traditional, Italian, ricotta cheesecake. Where does the beautiful pink color come from, you might ask? Well, lemon juice works magic here! It creates this amazing pink when coming in contact with purple sweet potato.

9. Baked Matcha Cheesecake

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Whether you’re a matcha person who loves light desserts or the complete opposite, you’ll love this Baked Matcha Cheesecake by Gabrielle St. Claire. It features a sweet, crumbly graham cracker crust, a silky-smooth matcha cheesecake filling, and a topping of matcha-coconut whipped cream and fresh, juicy raspberries. Dig in!

10. Blueberry Cheesecake Bars

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These Blueberry Cheesecake Bars by Robin Browne use fresh blueberries as the topping and boy are they DREAMY. The filling of this vegan cheesecake is creamy to the MAX. It’s going to be hard to stop after one square, just saying.

11. Chocolate Mousse Cheesecake

Chocolate Mousse Cheesecake

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Chocolate mousse piled on top of creamy New York-style cheesecake, baked on top of a fudgy brownie! This Chocolate Mousse Cheesecake by Gretchen Price is spectacular!

12. Brownie Base Cheesecake

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A decadent dessert fit for royalty! This Brownie Base Cheesecake by Lauren Wright is chocolatey, caramel-y, protein-packed, and delicious. It has a gluten-free brownie crust and a rich, creamy chocolate filling made from tofu. Enjoy it with fresh fruit and a drizzling of extra chocolate.

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