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Cheesecake Bars Recipe

Indulge in the ultimate keto-friendly treat that’s perfect for St. Patrick’s Day, or anytime you desire a minty, chocolatey delight without the guilt. These Keto Cheesecake Bars blend the rich, indulgent flavors of cocoa and mint with the creamy texture of cheesecake, all while keeping your carb intake in check. Crafted with keto-friendly ingredients available at your local store, this dessert is not just a treat for the taste buds but also a feast for the eyes with its vibrant green hue and dark chocolate shell. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion, looking for a festive dessert, or simply craving something sweet, these cheesecake bars are sure to impress.

Cheesecake Bars

A minty, chocolatey delight that’s as pleasing to the palate as it is to the eye, perfect for any celebration or as a keto-friendly indulgence.


  • For the Cocoa Crust:
    • 1 1/2 cups almond flour
    • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
    • 1/4 cup keto-friendly sweetener
    • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • For the Minty Cheesecake Filling:
    • 16 oz cream cheese, softened
    • 1/2 cup keto-friendly sweetener
    • 2 eggs
    • 1/2 teaspoon mint extract
    • Green food coloring (optional)
  • For the Dark Chocolate Shell:
    • 1/2 cup keto-friendly dark chocolate
    • 1 tablespoon coconut oil


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Line an 8×8 inch baking pan with parchment paper.
  2. Prepare the Cocoa Crust: In a bowl, mix almond flour, cocoa powder, sweetener, and melted butter until well combined. Press the mixture into the bottom of the prepared pan. Bake for 10 minutes.
  3. Make the Minty Cheesecake Filling: Beat the cream cheese and sweetener until smooth. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition. Mix in mint extract and green food coloring.
  4. Pour the filling over the baked crust and return to the oven for 25-30 minutes, or until set.
  5. Create the Dark Chocolate Shell: Melt the chocolate and coconut oil together. Pour over the cooled cheesecake layer and spread evenly.
  6. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours, or until the chocolate shell is set.
  7. Cut into bars and serve.

Breakdown of Ingredients and Average Carb Content

Delight in every bite knowing the carb content is kept low with these keto-friendly ingredients:

  • Almond Flour: 3g net carbs per 1/4 cup
  • Cocoa Powder: 1g net carbs per tablespoon
  • Keto-friendly Sweetener: 0g net carbs
  • Cream Cheese: 1g net carbs per ounce
  • Keto-friendly Dark Chocolate: Typically 3-5g net carbs per 1/2 cup (varies by brand)

Total carbs for the recipe will vary based on the brands of ingredients used and any modifications you make, but each bar is designed to be a low-carb treat.

A Minty, Chocolatey Keto Delight

These Keto Cheesecake Bars are a testament to the fact that following a keto lifestyle doesn’t mean sacrificing flavor or indulgence. Perfect for St. Patrick’s Day, a special occasion, or when you’re simply in the mood for something sweet and satisfying, these bars offer a guilt-free way to enjoy a minty, chocolatey treat. So, go ahead, give them a try and let the flavors whisk you away to dessert bliss.

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