Wholesome Chocolate Cheesecake Pie

This is one of my all time favorite desserts.

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Guilt free with consistency of cheesecake, you’ll come back for seconds… just don’t eat the entire pie in one sitting! 

And guys, tofu gets such a bad rap. Not anymore. Not when there is cheesecake involved. [And PS: Organic + non-GMO tofu is perfectly fine and healthy for you].

All you need for this delicious recipe is 8 simple ingredients, a glass pie dish, high powered blender, and an hour to bake. It’s best to let this dish firm up in the fridge overnight – trust me, that’s the hardest part! BUT you get to enjoy a slice with your breakfast… why not?

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Prep Time15 minsCook Time1 hrTotal Time1 hr 15 mins
CRUST
 1 cup whole rolled oats
 1 tbsp ground flax seed
 4 pitted medjool dates
 2 tbsp water
FILLING
 1 12 ounce package organic firm or extra firm tofu
 ½ heaping cup raw cacao powder
 16 pitted medjool dates*
 ½ cup water
 2 tbsp ground flax seed
 1 tbsp raw almond butter or peanut butter
 1 cup black beans, drained and rinsed
1

Combine crust ingredients in a Ninja or other high powered food processor and blend. Crust will be sticky. Add a little more water if it's too dry and crumbly.

2

Form into a glass pie dish or 8x8 glass baking dish.

3

Bake crust on 350 degrees for 8 minutes.

4

Add 16 dates and ½ cup water in a bowl and microwave for 1 minute.

5

Rinse blender and combine the microwaved dates and water with the remaining filling ingredients in the high powered blender and blend until smooth.

6

Pour filling onto crust and bake on 350 degrees for 1 hour.

7

Let cool. Cover with lid or paper towels and refrigerate overnight to let firm up.

NOTES
8

*For a more sweet filling, add a few additional dates. If using small deglet noor dates, double number of dates.

9

Enjoy cold with fresh strawberries and blueberries.

Ingredients

CRUST
 1 cup whole rolled oats
 1 tbsp ground flax seed
 4 pitted medjool dates
 2 tbsp water
FILLING
 1 12 ounce package organic firm or extra firm tofu
 ½ heaping cup raw cacao powder
 16 pitted medjool dates*
 ½ cup water
 2 tbsp ground flax seed
 1 tbsp raw almond butter or peanut butter
 1 cup black beans, drained and rinsed

Directions

1

Combine crust ingredients in a Ninja or other high powered food processor and blend. Crust will be sticky. Add a little more water if it's too dry and crumbly.

2

Form into a glass pie dish or 8x8 glass baking dish.

3

Bake crust on 350 degrees for 8 minutes.

4

Add 16 dates and ½ cup water in a bowl and microwave for 1 minute.

5

Rinse blender and combine the microwaved dates and water with the remaining filling ingredients in the high powered blender and blend until smooth.

6

Pour filling onto crust and bake on 350 degrees for 1 hour.

7

Let cool. Cover with lid or paper towels and refrigerate overnight to let firm up.

NOTES
8

*For a more sweet filling, add a few additional dates. If using small deglet noor dates, double number of dates.

9

Enjoy cold with fresh strawberries and blueberries.

Wholesome Chocolate Cheesecake Pie
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