Sugar-Free No-Bake Cheesecake

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This Sugar-Free No-Bake Cheesecake also happens to be gluten and guilt-free! Plus it satisfies that chocolate craving that plagues us all. Way healthier than my classic cheesecake recipe that’s for sure!

sugar free no bake cheesecake with chocolate sauce on top, all on a white plate

Sugar Free No Bake Cheesecake

I was going to wait on sharing this Sugar-Free No-Bake Cheesecake recipe but lots of you bombarded me with comments and shares on the Facebook photo of this recipe. {Originally shared here.}

So fast forward to today….and here is the recipe 🙂 Sometimes ya’ll can be very convincing.Hopefully, this lives up to the hype–which I seriously think it will.

Why I love this cheesecake:

  1. The filling is made in a blender–!!!!!
  2. It’s no-bake–!!!
    • Ok, the crust isn’t no-bake, but the rest is!
  3. It sets up perfectly in the fridge in an hour or two because……
  4. I included CHIA SEEDS. For those of you that aren’t familiar with chia seeds: yes they are the same seeds that come in a chia pet. Ch-ch-ch-chia! Sorry, couldn’t help it.
slice of sugar free no bake cheesecake

Main Ingredients Needed

You will not believe the ingredients in this sugar-free no-bake cheesecake. Really really healthy. Plus, it’s light but still decadent and creamy with a slight coconutty flavor in the crust which is DIVINE. If you’re doing any sort of healthy eating, this is your ticket to guilt-free chocolate cheesecake. Seriously. Take a look at this list:

For the Crust

  • Almond + Coconut Flour – these two make up the crust. If you can’t have almond flour, try oat flour instead.
  • Salt – to balance the flavors.
  • Stevia – to sweeten.
  • Cinnamon – to add some warm flavor.
  • Coconut Oil – this is melted and holds the crust together.

For the Filling

  • Neufchatel Cheese – this is basically low-fat cream cheese!
  • Fat-Free Cottage Cheese – this is blended up so it is smooth and creamy!
  • Hazelnut Flavoring – I love hazelnut and chocolate together, but you can always flavor with more vanilla or try almond extract if that’s your thing.
  • Vanilla – for flavor.
  • Chia Seeds – you can’t taste the chia seeds at all in this recipe. When you blend them, they turn somewhat gelatinous {but not in the grody jello kind of way} so they are perfect in this recipe.
  • Cocoa Powder – to make this a chocolate cheesecake!
  • Stevia – to sweeten.
  • Lemon Juice – to brighten and add some tang.
  • Almond Milk – I used the unsweetened kind. Used for creaminess.

For the Glaze

  • Maple Syrup – although this does technically have sugar in it, it’s more natural sugar so, therefore, healthier, in my opinion. If this bothers you, feel free to substitute with a sugar-free option.
  • Cocoa Powder + Vanilla – use for flavor.
  • Hot Water – this helps the ingredients come together.
bite taken out of sugar free no bake cheesecake

How to Make No Bake Cheesecake without Sugar

For full details on how to make this sugar-free no-bake cheesecake, see the recipe card down below 🙂

1. Preheat + Prep

Preheat oven. Lightly spray 9-inch springform pan with non stick cooking spray and set aside.

2. Make Crust + Bake

In a small bowl, stir ingredients for the crust until moistened. Press into the bottom and slightly up the sides of the prepared pan. Bake until lightly browned. Set aside to cool.

3. Make Filling + Refrigerate

For the filling, place all ingredients into a high powdered blender and blitz until completely smooth. Pour into prepared crust, cover, and refrigerate until firm.

4. Make Glaze + Serve

For the glaze, stir all ingredients together until smooth. Drizzle over cheesecake, cut into pieces and serve.

side view of sugar free no bake cheesecake

More Cheesecake Recipes to Try!

If you need a sweet treat and are watching your figure, give this a whirl. Hopefully it won’t disappoint! The dinner company we had on Sunday loved it and so did we! Print this recipe out, pin for later or make it immediately.

Enjoy!

Sugar-Free No-Bake Cheesecake

This Sugar-Free No-Bake Cheesecake also happens to be gluten and guilt-free! Plus it satisfies that chocolate craving that plagues us all.
servings 12 servings
Prep Time 3 hrs 15 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 3 hrs 23 mins

Ingredients

for the crust-

  • 1 1/2 cups almond flour
  • 2 tablespoons coconut flour
  • pinch salt
  • 3 tablespoons stevia in the raw
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3 1/2 tablespoons coconut oil melted

for the filling-

  • 8 oz Neufchatel cheese at room temperature
  • 2 cups fat free cottage cheese
  • 1 tablespoon hazelnut flavoring
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 4 tablespoons stevia in the raw
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 4 tablespoons unsweetened almond milk

for the glaze-

  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • splash hot water

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Lightly spray 9-inch springform pan with non stick cooking spray and set aside.
  • In a small bowl, stir ingredients for crust until moistened. Press into the bottom and slightly up the sides of prepared pan. Bake 8 minutes or until lightly browned. Set aside to cool.
  • For filling, place all ingredients into a high powdered blender and blitz 1-2 minutes or until completely smooth. Pour into prepared crust, cover and refrigerate 2-3 hours or until firm.
  • For the glaze, stir all ingredients together until smooth. Drizzle over cheesecake, cut into pieces and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 243kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 198mg | Potassium: 158mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 159IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 114mg | Iron: 1mg
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
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21 Responses
  1. Taylor @ Food Faith Fitness

    Oh man, cheesecake is my life. I love that is no bake, gluten, grain ad sugar free! I mean can that sentence get healthier? Can’t believe it describes such a decadent dessert!

  2. Sharon

    I am so excited for your blog and recipes to reflect where you are headed these days. I follow many bloggers, and by choice, have been just “looking” and deleting most of their posts for the past year. My hubby and I have chosen a more healthier lifestyle and your recipes are so refreshing! Keep up your good work and submitting HEALTHY recipes that will build us up and keep us happy!

  3. Ashley

    Yum, looks great!

    Have you ever seen and/or tried this “pudding” from SideSaddle Kitchen? I do not eat very healthy, or vegan for that matter, but this stuff is AMAZING! You should give it a try for when you’re craving something sweet, it will definitely do the trick!
    http://sidesaddlekitchen.com/pudding/

  4. Debbie

    Can you suggest another flavoring besides the hazlenut as i do not care for hazelnuts. also could i use agave for the stevia in the raw? if so how much would you recommend? thanks, looks so good!

    1. Lauren

      You can just leave the hazelnut flavoring out all together, or sub in almond extract or maybe coffee extract? And, if you’re going to use agave, add in a few extra chia seeds to make sure it sets up. I’m not familiar with that product and have only used it once or twice. Add in as much as you need to get it as sweet as you’d like.

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  7. Fran Camilleri

    Please add lactose/gluten free recipes in a recipeI find It hard to find the two together. Also any suggestion for a replacement for a lactose cream cheese?

  8. Suzy

    I only have stevia in the raw packets. I tried the recipe but found that many tablespoons to be too sweet and it left a horridly bitter aftertaste. Should I have used fewer packets, are the packets a different measurement? Otherwise this cake was delicious.

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  10. Debbie

    I wouldn’t call this sugar free. Maple syrup has a very high sugar content. Sorry to be a Debbie Downer here, but I think it’s important to be aware of that. Check your labels.

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