Vegan chocolate cheesecake


What you’ll need:
1/2 C rolled oats
1/2 C walnuts
6 dried apricots
3 Tbsp agave nectar

2 C cashews (soaked in warm water for at least 30 minutes)
3/4 C water
1 Tbsp vanilla
Pinch of sea salt
1/3 C maple syrup
1/3 C agave nectar
1/3 C coconut oil (melted)
1/3 C coconut butter (melted)
1/2-2/3 C cocoa powder (use less for a more mild chocolate flavor)

What you’ll do:
Heat oven to 350
Grease a muffin pan (I use extra virgin olive oil spray)
In a food processor combine oats and walnuts until fine
Add apricots and agave nectar
Blend until thoroughly combined
Spoon mixture evenly in the muffin pan
Bake for 5-10 minutes until golden brown
Let cool
In a blender combine cashews, water, vanilla and salt (I use a Blendtec)
Add coconut butter and mix
Add coconut oil and mix
Add maple syrup and agave and mix
Add cocoa powder and mix
Pour mixture on to cooled crust
Cover with plastic wrap and freeze for 2 hours
Eat or place in the refrigerator for up to 2 days


(I garnished mine with cocoa powder)

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