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Vegan Strawberry Cheesecake Jars - dairy-free, paleo, healthy dessert recipe perfect for sharing with friends and family | TheRoastedRoot.net
Vegan Strawberry Cheesecake Jars
Prep Time
30 mins
Soak Time
4 hrs
Total Time
4 hrs 30 mins

Single-serve strawberry cheesecake jars are fun, festive, and perfect for sharing!

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dairy free, dessert, keto, low-carb, paleo, sugar-free, vegan
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 439 kcal
Author: Julia
For the Crust:
For the Cheesecake Filling:
For the Strawberry Jam Swirl:
Prepare the Crust:
  1. Add the ingredients for the crust to a food processor and process until a thick dough has formed - you may need to stop the food processor several times to scrape the sides.

Prepare the Strawberry Chia Seed Jam:
  1. Add all ingredients for the strawberry jam swirl except for the chia seeds to a saucepan. Cover and bring to a full boil. Cook, stirring occasionally, until strawberries begin to soften, about 5 minutes. Reduce the heat and mash the strawberries using a fork or potato masher. Cover and continue cooking until thick, about 15 minutes. Add the chia seeds, stir well and allow strawberry mixture to cool to room temperature. Refrigerate in a sealed container at least 1 hour before using.

Prepare the Cheesecake Filling:
  1. Soak the cashews for 3 to 8 hours in water. Drain, rinse, and add to a high-powered blender. Add the remaining ingredients for the filling to the blender and blend until completely smooth - this will take 1 to 3 minutes of blending.

Assemble the Strawberry Cheesecake Jars:
  1. Press the crust mixture firmly into the bottom of 8 small jars or dessert bowls. Pour in the cheesecake filling. Spoon the strawberry mixture into each jar and give it a swirl.

  2. Place the jars in the freezer and freeze 2 hours or until completely set up. When ready to serve, thaw the cheesecake 8 to 10 minutes. Slice and serve! Note: You can also refrigerate the cheesecake jars, but they won't set up as much as if you freeze them.

Recipe Notes

*You can also use honey if you aren't vegan. Honey gives the cheesecake a nice tang, which makes it taste even more like regular cheesecake than the pure maple syrup version!

Nutrition Facts
Vegan Strawberry Cheesecake Jars
Amount Per Serving (1 of 12)
Calories 439 Calories from Fat 270
% Daily Value*
Fat 30g46%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 9g
Carbohydrates 33g11%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 24g27%
Protein 11g22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.