No Bake PB&J Protein Cheesecake Bars Recipe
Dessert lovers, health enthusiasts, and runners alike, prepare to be captivated by our No Bake PB&J Protein Cheesecake – a culinary masterpiece (if we do say so ourselves) that seamlessly marries taste and performance.
This delectable creation is not just a dessert; it's a secret weapon for athletes seeking a guilt-free indulgence that also aids in recovery.
Introducing our No Bake PB&J Cheesecake: A Protein-Packed, Guilt-Free Dessert for Runners!
Our No Bake PB&J Protein Cheesecake is a symphony of flavors that conjures the cherished memories of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, all while delivering the benefits of caffeine and electrolytes through a special PB&J flavored electrolyte-infused coffee.
This unique infusion not only imparts a rich and familiar taste but also provides a caffeine boost and vital electrolytes, perfect for health-conscious runners looking to enhance their performance.
Packed with protein and suitable for gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegan diets, this cheesecake is a versatile delight that can be enjoyed as a guilt-free dessert or a mid-day treat. Whether you're gearing up for a run or simply craving a sweet and nutritious reward, our No Bake PB&J Cheesecake is here to satisfy your cravings.
Join us as we reveal the recipe for this mouthwatering, health-conscious dessert that promises to delight your taste buds while helping you achieve your running and fitness goals.
No Bake PB&J Protein Cheesecake Ingredients
Base Layer Ingredients
- 1 cup peanut butter
- 1 1/2 cups almond flour
- 3/4 cup vanilla protein powder of your choosing (or additional almond flour) - we used this Orgain Vanilla Plant-Based Protein
- 1/4 cup maple syrup
- 1/4 cup PB&J flavored electrolyte-infused coffee
Cheesecake Layer Ingredients
- 1 1/2 cups cashews
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
- 1/2 cup maple syrup
- 1/3 cup almond milk (or milk of your choosing)
- 1 tbsp melted coconut oil
- 1 tbsp vanilla
PB&J Swirl Ingredients
- 2 tbsp runny peanut butter
- 2 tbsp jam of your choosing
- Soak cashews in boiling water for at least 30 mins, or in room temp water for 4-6 hours.
- Mix together all base layer ingredients in a bowl until you have a thick dough.
- Press the dough into a parchment paper lined 8x8 pan.
- Add all cheesecake layer ingredients to a food processor and blend until smooth.
- Pour the blended cheesecake layer onto the base layer in the pan.
- For the PB&J swirl, take 2 tbsp of peanut butter (must be runny consistency, or mix with 1-2 tbsp of warm water to thin it out) and spoon it onto the top of your cheesecake layer.
- Add your 2 tbsp of jam to the cheesecake (you may also want to thin this out with 1-2 tbsp of warm water depending on the starting consistency).
- Using a toothpick or knife, swirl the peanut butter and jelly.
- Place in the freezer for at least an hour and enjoy.
- Storage: Store this covered tightly in the freezer. When ready to eat, remove from the freezer and let sit on the countertop to thaw for a few minutes before eating.
How Our No Bake PB&J Protein Cheesecake Helps You Fuel and Recover To Maximize Performance
Our No Bake PB&J Cheesecake is the ultimate dessert for health-conscious athletes and runners who refuse to compromise on taste or performance. With the harmonious blend of PB&J flavors and the added benefits of caffeine and electrolytes from our special PB&J flavored electrolyte-infused coffee, this cheesecake represents a sweet reward that not only satisfies your cravings but also aids in your recovery.
Packed with protein and offering gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegan options, this cheesecake is a versatile treat for every occasion. Whether you're celebrating a successful run, recharging for your next workout, or simply savoring a moment of indulgence, our No Bake PB&J Cheesecake has you covered.
Lace up your running shoes, set your goals, and embrace a dessert that helps you reach peak performance. With every bite, you're not just enjoying a delightful treat; you're fueling your journey to success.
So go ahead, savor the rich and familiar flavors of PB&J, and let our cheesecake be your sweet secret to recovery and athletic triumph. Your dedication deserves a dessert this delicious, and we're here to make it happen!