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The Raw Cheesecakes You Should Be Making And Eating Right Now

This is a must-try if you're attempting to eat healthier.

Raw cheesecake is a bit of a misnomer. It is neither cheese, nor is it cake ― it is a dessert made up of something else entirely. And although it doesn’t taste like the cheesecakes of your childhood, it is a sweet treat you won’t be able to stop eating ― and it can be just as creamy and delightfully sweet as a classic New York cheesecake with strawberries on top.

Raw cheesecake is most commonly made with a date-nut crust and a cashew coconut-cream filling. Cashews are naturally sweet and fatty, and easily meld with other flavors, so they’re a perfect choice. And because they’re raw, you don’t have to worry about getting the perfect bake ― it’s all just blending and freezing.

We’ve rounded up our favorite raw and mostly raw cheesecake recipes for you below. (Some of these recipes use roasted nuts.) So take a break from the cream cheese ― or ricotta ― and give these cakes a try.

1
Chai Cheesecakes With Chocolate Drizzle
This Rawsome Vegan Life
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2
Strawberry Lime Macadamia Nut Cheesecake
Unconventional Baker
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3
White Chocolate Macadamia Nut (Almost Raw) Cheesecake
Minimalist Baker
4
Vanilla Chocolate Chunk Cheesecake With Peanut Butter
This Rawsome Vegan Life
5
Raw Blueberry Cashew Cheesecake
Unconventional Baker
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6
Spiced Pecan And Blueberry Cheesecakes
This Rawsome Vegan Life
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7
Orange Blueberry Cheesecake
This Rawsome Vegan Life
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8
Vegan Snickers (Mostly Raw) Cheesecake
Minimalist Baker
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9
Blueberry Raw Cheesecake
The Awesome Green
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10
Vanilla Cheesecake With Chocolate Crust
This Rawsome Vegan Life
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