Simple Healthy Treats

Mini Lemon Paleo Cheese Cake

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May 24, 2017
1 Review (5.00 out of 5)
Eating an amazing mini, paleo, vegan, lemon cheesecake.Eating an amazing mini, paleo, vegan, lemon cheesecake.
Serves 6
Natural muffin cups
A 6 cup muffin baking pan
Prep time

As the days warm, these are a delight and easy to make. Slice a few fresh strawberries soaked in some real maple syrup for a wonderful sauce as a compliment.


  • 1 Cup
  • 4
    Whole dates, pits and stem tips removed
  • 1/2 Teaspoon
    Sea salt
  • 1/2 Cup
    Hazel nuts
  • 1/2 Cup
    Coconut butter
  • 1/2 Cup
    Coconut oil
  • 1/4 Cup
    Real maple syrup
  • 1 Teaspoon
    Grated lemon rind
  • 1 Teaspoon
    Pure vanilla extract
  • 1 Tablespoon
    Real lemon juice
  • 1 Package
    Fresh organic strawberries


  1. Assemble your ingredients.

    Everything you need for the easiest to a make and best tasting vegan, paleo cheese cake ever.
  2. For the crust, blend the following ingredients to a fine crumb:

    1 Cup pecans
    4 Pitted dates
    1/2 tsp salt

    Crust ingredients for mini cheesecakes, vegan, paleo, no sugar.
  3. Press crust ingredients into lined muffin cups.

    Pecans, dates, sea salt ground fine for the crust of mini vegan, paleo cheesecakes.
  4. Blend the filling ingredients, starting with the hazel nuts, adding all the other ingredients once the hazelnuts are ground fine.

    1/2 cup hazel nuts (grind these first then add the rest)

    1/2 cup coconut butter
    1/2 cup coconut oil
    1/4 cup maple syrup
    1 tsp. grated organic lemon rind
    1 tsp. vanilla
    1 TB lemon juice

    Food processor with blended hazel nuts, coconut butter, coconut oil, salt, lemon rind, lemon juice for paleo, vegan cheese cakes
  5. Pour filling evenly into ingredients into muffin cups and sprinkle with a few pieces of grated lemon rind.

    For vegan, paleo cheesecakes. Fill each muffin cup with filling mini cheesecakes
  6. Chill for about 1 hour and while it's chilling you can chop some fresh organic strawberries toss them with a little real maple syrup to go on top!

    Fresh organic chopped strawberries with real maple syrup.
  7. Enjoy!

    Fantastic mini vegan, paleo, lemon cheese cakes.
Nutrition: Nuts, lemon, healthy fats, and dates with just a bit of real maple syrup. A great way to spoil yourself when fresh strawberries are in season.

1 review for Mini Lemon Paleo Cheese Cake

  1. Rachel Ramos


    Absolutely delicious!!! I don’t usually do desert because of sugar and grains so these Paleo cheesecakes were a real treat! The crust is awesome and the filling just silky. Beth, you’re a genius!

    • Beth Robeson


      They are an amazingly simple and delicious treat. Glad the recipe worked for you.

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