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Breakfast Cheesecake with Granola Crust

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars
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"This is a healthier version of breakfast cheesecake with a granola crust with flax meal and honey instead of sugar. Because life is too short to not have cheesecake for breakfast. Top with fresh berries, if desired."
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2 h 55 m servings 301
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 9-inch cheesecake)


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  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease a 9-inch springform pan.
  2. Toss oats, almonds, coconut, flax meal, ground ginger, and salt together in a bowl to combine.
  3. Whisk together lemon juice, lemon zest, 1/3 cup honey, egg, and vanilla in a small bowl until thoroughly combined. Add to the oat mixture and stir using a wooden spoon, or your hands, until well combined. Press mixture firmly into the bottom and up the sides of the springform pan until crust is approximately 1/3-inch-thick on all sides.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until edges are golden brown and the bottom of the crust is set, about 25 minutes. Remove and cool completely in the pan, about 1 hour. Run a knife around the sides of the pan and gently remove crust from springform pan.
  5. Whip Neufchatel cheese on medium-high speed with an electric mixer in a bowl until completely smooth. Add Greek yogurt, honey, lemon juice, lemon zest, and vanilla extract. Beat on medium-high speed until mixture is smooth and thoroughly combined. Taste and adjust sweetness by adding more honey if necessary.
  6. Pour filling into cooled crust, and refrigerate cheesecake for at least 1 hour. Keep chilled until ready to serve.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 301 calories; 16.9 31.4 8.7 36 181 Full nutrition

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