If you love all things chocolate and peanut butter or simply love effortless modern vegan desserts, you have to try this vegan no bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheesecake!!

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheesecake [Vegan]

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Serves

8

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Ingredients

For the Crust:

  • 10-12 dates w/pits removed  (if hard soak in hot water for 10 minutes)
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 cups unsalted peanuts (you can use salted or other nuts)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 cup melted coconut oil

For the Filling:

  • 1 can coconut milk, full fat
  • 2 cups peanut butter
  • 3/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

For the Topping:

  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped unsalted peanuts (you can use salted)
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Preparation

  1. Grease an 8 or 9 inch pie pan
  2. Combine all of the crust ingredients in a food processor. Process until everything comes together. If you don't have a good processor, crush the peanuts first! Press into a pan and allow to chill in the fridge while you make the filling.
  3. Add all of the filling ingredients into the food processor, blend until smooth. Pour over chilled crust. Set in fridge to firm up for 1hr to 2hrs or until firm. For the topping throw the chips and coconut oil in a bowl and pop in the microwave for 1 minute. Combining after every 10 seconds until fully melted. Drizzle over the chilled pie and top with crushed peanuts.
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