Sure, a paleo diet is called a “diet”, but it doesn’t have to be restrictive. You can have your cake and eat it too; in this case, you’re cheesecake! It’s easy to make this decadent dessert grain-free, refined sugar-free, and dairy-free. So you can tuck in guilt-free.
Below you can find plenty of inspiration for your fork, with these 25 creamy, easy-to-make paleo cheesecake recipes from all around the web. Whether classic vanilla is your jam, or you like your chocolate, we’ve got you covered.
Raw vegan matcha cheesecake recipe
Matcha flavors are everywhere right now, and adding it to a cheesecake is a stroke of genius, even if we do say so ourselves. Check out our own raw vegan matcha cheesecake, drizzled with chocolate and sure to impress any guest.
Raw white chocolate and pumpkin cheesecake
Whether you’re searching for inspiration for your Thanksgiving dessert, or you just can’t get enough of pumpkin flavors all year round, Downshiftology’s raw white chocolate and pumpkin cheesecake is creamy and delicious, as well as fitting in with your paleo requirements.
Raw vegan raspberry cheesecake
For a more summery feel to your dessert, The Loopy Whisk has a paleo raspberry cheesecake which combines a deliciously smooth topping with a tangy crunchy base. It’s the lime zest mixed with the almond crust that makes the difference if you were wondering.
Vegan hazelnut cheesecake
These cute little vegan hazelnut cheesecakes from Pies and Tacos are destined to sit on your dinner table and delight your friends and family. They’re light, creamy, and oh, so moreish.
No-bake cookie dough cheesecake
Not only does this vegan cheesecake from 40 Aprons have a filling that tastes just like cookie dough, but it’s also topped off with a chocolate ganache that you’ll love.
Paleo pumpkin cheesecake
If you like your pumpkin unadulterated, then this creamy flour, dairy, and refined sugar-free cheesecake from The Roasted Root will be more your style. You can even make it keto-friendly if you have some keto friends coming over.
No-bake layered blueberry cheesecake
Could this dish look any classier? The strict layers, the beautiful colors, they’re all complemented perfectly by the combination of creamy filling and tart coulis topping in this recipe by Bakerita. It’s made with soaked cashews, and it’s delicious.
Paleo chocolate cheesecake
The classics are the best. If chocolate cheesecake is your very favorite thing, then this paleo version from Texanerin Baking will make you so very happy! Coconut milk, dates, and coconut sugar combine to deliver your new favorite dessert.
Vegan caramel cheesecake
Salted caramel sauce is one of my favorite things. Finding a paleo version is like hitting the jackpot! I love this cheesecake from Downshiftology with its creamy filling and easy-to-follow instructions, and you will too!
Vegan cinnamon roll cheesecake
Based on her cinnamon swirl ice cream recipe, this cinnamon swirl cheesecake from Real Food With Jessica is so delicious. You’ll need a high-powered blender to make it, but once it’s done your tastebuds will swoon!
No-bake raspberry cheesecake bites
For when you want cute little desserts on your sharing plate, or you want afternoon snack options in the fridge, these cheesecake bites from Calm Eats are perfect. Paleo, dairy, and grain-free, they’re light and creamy.
Dairy-free paleo cheesecake
With 3 delicious layers, you are ready to sit down for a seriously decadent feast with this dairy-free offering from, well, us! A fudge brownie base, chocolate chip cookie dough filling, and cashew cheesecake layer. What more could you ask for?
No-bake lemon cheesecake
Searching for cheesecake with more of a tang? Then you need Paleo Gluten Free Eats’ lemon cheesecake. It’s the perfect zesty dessert for your next dinner party or your emergency fridge stash.
Chocolate raspberry mini vegan cheesecakes
Sticking with the “mini” theme, these tiny delights have a chewy chocolate crust with the tart raspberry flavor of the filling. Paleo Running Momma has hit the jackpot with this recipe. You’ll want to eat them all!
No-bake mango blackberry cheesecake
I love the unusual striped look of this cheesecake from Savory Lotus. It makes me smile, and the taste matches. Pairing pistachio and dried apricot crust, with smooth layers of mango and blackberry hits just the right spot.
Strawberry cheesecake bars
These bars are a great option for an after-school snack, as well as for packing for your next picnic. Grazed and Enthused has even made them nut-free, so you’re all sorted if you know someone with an allergy.
No-bake cheesecake jars
These cheesecake jars from Paleo Running Momma are another great dinner party dessert option. They’ll look great as you bring them to the table, and they’ll taste great as you’re digging into them.
Vegan apple caramel cheesecake
For a fully vegan option that’s still creamy and smooth, Real Food With Jessica’s caramel apple cheesecake will take you right back to those apple pies your grandma used to make.
Peppermint cheesecake brownie bottom bars
There is a lot going on in these bars, and I am here for all of it! Perfectly Christmassy, but just as delicious and vibrant all year round, these peppermint cheesecake bars from Physical Kitchness are fully paleo if you follow the candy cane substitutions.
Key lime cheesecake
Here we have another classic cheesecake flavor combination: the zesty tang of Key Lime paired with the creamy cashew filling. Pretty Pies has hit the nail on the head in terms of simplicity and effectiveness.
Vegan turtle cheesecake
Texanerin’s beautiful turtle cheesecake has the creaminess that you’d expect of a normal cheesecake, with the paleo-friendly ingredients of coconut milk and cashews for the crust. The lemon juice adds just the right amount of tang to your mouthful.
No-bake blueberry cheesecake bars
Well, aren’t these cheesecake bars from Bake It Paleo a ray of sunshine on a plate? With a soft shortbread crust and creamy coconut filling, the blueberries are just the icing on the cake, so to speak.
Cherry almond cheesecake
If you used to be partial to the odd Bakewell tart, then this cherry almond cheesecake from Pretty Pies Healthy Desserts is for you. The almond coconut crumb crust is particularly tasty.
Strawberry cheesecake ice cream
So, I guess that technically this isn’t a cheesecake. But it might as well be! With a strawberry puree swirl and a fake-graham cracker crust, this ice cream from Paleo Running Momma is paleo and vegan. So what are you waiting for?
Paleo lemon cheesecake
Here we are at the end of our list, and we finish with a suitably classic lemon cheesecake from Real Food With Jessica. Classic, but still very tasty and definitely not boring. The pecan and date crust compliments the tangy lemon filling perfectly. I’m off to grab a slice!
25 Paleo Lemon Cheesecakes You Won’t Be Able to Resist
Paleo doesn't mean lack of flavor or dessert! This dairy-free, grain-free, and Paleo friendly list of cheesecake recipe is perfect for your cheesecake cravings.
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- Raw Vegan Matcha Cheesecake Recipe
- Raw White Chocolate And Pumpkin Cheesecake
- Raw Vegan Raspberry Cheesecake
- Vegan Hazelnut Cheesecake
- No-Bake Cookie Dough Cheesecake
- Paleo Pumpkin Cheesecake
- No-Bake Layered Blueberry Cheesecake
- Paleo Chocolate Cheesecake
- Vegan Caramel Cheesecake
- Vegan Cinnamon Roll Cheesecake
- No-Bake Raspberry Cheesecake Bites
- Dairy-Free Paleo Cheesecake
- No-Bake Lemon Cheesecake
- Chocolate Raspberry Mini Vegan Cheesecakes
- No-Bake Mango Blackberry Cheesecake
- Strawberry Cheesecake Bars
- No-Bake Cheesecake Jars
- Vegan Apple Caramel Cheesecake
- Peppermint Cheesecake Brownie Bottom Bars
- Key Lime Cheesecake
- Vegan Turtle Cheesecake
- No-Bake Blueberry Cheesecake Bars
- Cherry Almond Cheesecake
- Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream
- Paleo Lemon Cheesecake