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Key Lime Protein Cheesecake Bars
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
45 mins
Servings: 8 bars
Calories per serving: 76 kcal
Crust Ingredients:
  • 1/4 cup pecan halves
  • 3 tbsp coconut flour
  • 1 tbsp unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • Pinch of cinnamon
  1. In a food processor or Nutribullet, process pecan halves with coconut flour and cinnamon until no chunks remain.  Mix in almond milk and vanilla extract.
  2. Spray a small glass baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.  Press crust evenly into base of dish.
  3. Pre-heat oven to 325 degrees.
  4. In a food processor or nutribullet, combine cottage cheese, lime juice and Truvia until smooth.  Add remaining pie ingredients and pulse until smooth.  Remove food processor container from mixer base and tap the base of the container to remove air bubbles.
  5. Pour pie mix over crust and gently tap the base of the dish against a towel-covered counter to remove any remaining air bubbles (pop any that come to the surface with a toothpick).
  6. Place dish into larger baking dish and fill dish with water until almost even with the top of the cheesecake filling.  Bake at 325 degrees for 28-30 minutes or until center of cheesecake is firm and no longer jiggles like Jello.
  7. Allow cheesecake to cool in the water bath until water is room temperature, then remove from water bath and refrigerate, uncovered overnight before serving.
Nutrition Facts
Key Lime Protein Cheesecake Bars
Amount Per Serving
Calories 76 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Cholesterol 6mg2%
Sodium 67mg3%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 7g14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.