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This one is pretty great. :D It's a riff of the cheesecake recipe Gguerra posted recently, except the cheesecake part doesn't need to be baked.

Almost No-Bake Cheesecake

Crust:
1 cup almond meal
2 Tablespoon melted butter
2 Tablespoon sugar equivalent in artificial sweetener

Filling:
3 8-oz. pkgs. cream cheese, softened
1 and 1/3 cups sugar equivalent of artificial sweetener (I like zero-carb liquid sweeteners for this recipe)
1 tsp. vanilla
1/4 tsp. salt
2-1/3 c. HWC

Melt the butter, mix with the almond meal and sweetener, press into a pie dish and bake for 8-10 min's at 375. Cream the cream cheese until creamy, add the sweetener, vanilla and salt and beat again. Use egg white attachment on mixer to beat HWC until stiff peaks. Spoon about 1/3 of the whipped cream into the cream cheese, fold in to lighten up, then gently fold in the rest of the whipped cream. Pour into the pie dish and refrigerate.

Not great photos but just wanted to show how its supposed to look. :)


 

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I was like that at first too Sonny. I used to eat lots of bread, sugary cereals, and sometimes got chocolate/candy. Not having something sweet after dinner used to drive me nuts. I don't miss it at all any more. Believe it not the cravings go away! :D I saw other people say that here and I didn't believe it. But I'm now I'm among them.

You know what I crave now? Salted fat, like bacon or when you make a steak or pork chop and there's some seared fat marbled in with the meat. Yum! ;)
 

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Tea Rose said:
This one is pretty great. :D It's a riff of the cheesecake recipe Gguerra posted recently, except the cheesecake part doesn't need to be baked. Almost No-Bake Cheesecake Crust: 1 cup almond meal 2 Tablespoon melted butter 2 Tablespoon sugar equivalent in artificial sweetener Filling: 3 8-oz. pkgs. cream cheese, softened 1 and 1/3 cups sugar equivalent of artificial sweetener (I like zero-carb liquid sweeteners for this recipe) 1 tsp. vanilla 1/4 tsp. salt 2-1/3 c. HWC Use egg white attachment on mixer to beat HWC until stiff peaks. Spoon about 1/3 of the whipped cream into the cream cheese, fold in to lighten up, then gently fold in the rest of the whipped cream. Pour into the pie dish and refrigerate. Not great photos but just wanted to show how its supposed to look. :)
Sorry but what is HWC?
 

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Tea Rose, try doubling up on the butter, adding another 1/2 cup of almond flour and adding two tablespoons of coconut flour. Now, instead of putting it in the oven, press it firmly into a pie plate then refrigerate an hour at least. Fill with your filling and top with a few blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, strawberries or a blend of strawberries and rhubarb. I used to make the baked pie crust but found the above to be more to my liking. You can also do what I do and add a teaspoon of cinnamon to the crust mixture.
 

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Gorgeous! How did it taste?
 
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Gorgeous! How did it taste?
I like the cheesecake and roasted almonds but the "crust" I made with almond flour, coconut flour, butter and stevia was a bit too sweet for my taste. I followed the recipe for that part before I decided to taste it before making the cheesecake part. I have to admit, I only used 1/4 of the stevia in the cheesecake part and it tastes great to me, just a touch sweet. Of course the toasted almonds on top was just an afterthought but I like it the most! :smile2:
 

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Most dessert recipes are too sweet for me, so I tend to cut the sweetener by half as a starting point, but with this I'll know to cut even more. Thanks for the tip. I remember years ago being in Peru, and was struck by how delicious the desserts were, and finally figured out why: they weren't cloyingly sweet.

Also really liked your toasted almonds idea to give it some crunch.

You've inspired me to try this soon :)
 
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Most dessert recipes are too sweet for me, so I tend to cut the sweetener by half as a starting point, but with this I'll know to cut even more. Thanks for the tip. I remember years ago being in Peru, and was struck by how delicious the desserts were, and finally figured out why: they weren't cloyingly sweet.

Also really liked your toasted almonds idea to give it some crunch.

You've inspired me to try this soon :)
Moon, please post a picture whenever you get around to making it! I love food porn :)
 

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Might be a bit. Besides, no way can I compete with the standard you set here with yours!

Lately I've been using up my sweet quota via pound cake muffins. Once I find the source of the recipe (the print-out lives in my kitchen), I'll post.
 
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Might be a bit. Besides, no way can I compete with the standard you set here with yours!

Lately I've been using up my sweet quota via pound cake muffins. Once I find the source of the recipe (the print-out lives in my kitchen), I'll post.
Aww moon! Thank you! But I just put in things I like.. Like nuts.. I love nuts! My fav is pistachios but it's pretty high in carbs...

I see some people, not here, decorates their cheese cakes extra fancy with fruits and chocolate drizzles.. Mines pretty plain..
 

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Lately I've been using up my sweet quota via pound cake muffins. Once I find the source of the recipe (the print-out lives in my kitchen), I'll post.
Yes please!
 
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