March 26 2018 - Lime Cheezcake Squares

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Lime Cheezcake Squares

Prep time: 35 minutes

Chill time: 2 hours

Total time: 2hours 35 minutes

Makes: 16 squares



1 1/2 cups (375mL) gluten free dessert crumbs

1 cup (250mL) walnut pieces

1/3 cup (80mL) agave syrup

1/4 cup (60mL) dark cocoa powder

30g cacao nibs or chocolate chips


1 1/2 cups (200g) cashews, soaked

2  small avocados (about x cups or weight)

1 cup (250mL) citrus juice and pulp

1/4 cup (60mL) coconut oil, melted

2 tbsp (30 mL) grated lime zest

1/4 cup (60mL) agave syrup


1 ounce dark chocolate, melted

1 tsp (5 mL) grated lime zest

Crust: In food processor, pulse all ingredients until finely chopped, about 2 minutes. Firmly press mixture into 9-inch  square tart pan with removable bottom. Refrigerate while preparing filling.

Filling: In high power blender or food processor, blend all ingredients until velvety smooth for 90 seconds to 2 minutes, scraping down sides as needed.

Spread filling on top of chilled crust. Drizzle with melted chocolate and sprinkle with lime zest.

Refrigerate for at least 2 hours or freeze for 1 hour.


Boil cashews for 10 minutes or soak for 4 hours or overnight.
Dip base of fresh raspberries in remaining melted chocolate, and use to garnish the cake.
Use any gluten free cracker or cookie  e.g. gluten free graham crackers

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