Eggnog "Cheese"cake Bars

Prep Time
45 mins.
Cook Time
20 mins.
Inactive Time
12 hrs. setting/freezing
Yield
9
Recipe by: Hallie Stephenson with @eat_real_live_fully

These Eggnog "Cheese"cake Bars bring the holiday flavor without the refined sugar or the dairy. They are a unique spin on a traditional holiday dessert, but also keeps enough of the tradition alive through the spices to elevate traditional to epic.

Make This Recipe

Ingredients

Eggnog:

6 Eggland's Best egg, yolks

2/3 cup maple syrup

2/3 tsp nutmeg

1/2 tsp cinnamon

1 1/2 cup vanilla almond milk, separated

1 cup and 1/2 cup; 1 can full-fat coconut milk

Bars:

1 8oz bag granola of choice

1 tbsp coconut oil

2 cups (before soaked) raw cashews - soaked overnight. They will expand, but use them all

1 cup dairy-free eggnog (above)

1/2 cup maple syrup

1/4 cup coconut cream

3/4 tsp nutmeg

1/2 tsp cinnamon

Preparation

Eggnog:

  1. Whisk together egg yolks, maple syrup, nutmeg, and cinnamon. As you whisk, it will start to thicken a bit.
  2. Put one can of full-fat coconut milk, and just 1 cup of almond milk into a saucepan on the stove. Using medium heat, bring it to steam.
  3. Take the warmed milk from the stovetop and slowly pour into the egg mixture while stirring steadily. Place in the refrigerator overnight to set.
  4. Stir remaining 1/2 cup cold almond milk into the mixture.

Assemble the Cheesecake Bars:

Crust:

  1. Food Process until the texture of a crust.
  2. Press into a parchment-lined 9x9 pan.
  3. Place in the freezer while making the cheesecake mixture.

Cheesecake Mixture:

  1. Blend cashews, eggnog, maple syrup, coconut cream, nutmeg, and cinnamon well in a high-speed blender. Smooth over the top of the crust.
  2. Freeze overnight.
  3. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes: Make sure to read the recipe in full before starting! There are a few parts of the recipe that require extended periods of time for setting/freezing, so check that out ahead of time!

Nutrition

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Information per Serving
Serving Size 9
Calories 312
Fat 18.8g
Saturated Fat 10.7g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 18mg
Carbohydrates 34g
Dietary Fiber 1.9g
Protein 4.6g