Sugar-Free No-Bake Peppermint Cheesecake 

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Ingredients: 

Crust:

  • 1 1/4 c almond flour
  • 1/4 c cocoa powder
  • 1/4 c Lite&Sweet
  • 4 1/2 Tbsp butter, melted

Peppermint Cheesecake:

  • 2 8-ounces packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1 c Lite&Sweet
  • 1/2 c sour cream, room temperature
  • 2 Tbsp whipping cream, room temperature
  • 1 tsp peppermint extract
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • Natural red food coloring to taste

Topping:

  • 1 c whipping cream 
  • 2 Tbsp Lite&Sweet (powdered works best)
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 ounce dark chocolate, melted (optional)
  • 4 sugar-free peppermints, crushed (optional)
Directions: 

Crust:

  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together the almond flour, cocoa powder, sweetener, and melted butter until well combined.
  2. Press firmly into the bottom of cheesecake pan.

Peppermint Cheesecake:

  1. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese with Lite&Sweet until smooth.
  2. Beat in sour cream, whipping cream, and extracts until combined.
  3. Add natural red food coloring and beat until desired color is achieved (I use natural food dyes from fruits and vegetables).
  4. Carefully spread filling over crust.

Topping: 

  1. In a medium bowl, beat whipping cream with sweetener and vanilla until it holds stiff peaks.
  2. Spread over filling.
  3. Chill cheesecake for at least 3 hours, until set.
  4. Drizzle with melted chocolate and crushed candies, if desired. Cut into pieces and serve.
Contributor: 

Glaucia Jones

Glaucia Jones grew up in a Brazilian family, where she learned at an early age to lead a healthy lifestyle through nutritious cuisine. As a child she watched her relatives prepare culinary masterpieces from scratch. At a young age she followed her passion for food and television by interning at ABC 4 Utah cooking segments and also developed recipes for corporations during her college years. Jones has always had a passion for healthy living and found herself determined to find better food ingredients for herself and her young family. She has a degree in Business from Utah Valley University and lives with her husband and two daughters in Utah.

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