Berry Cream Cheese Pie

By Nikki Sheriff

If you don't tell your family, they won't even know this tart is made with almond meal and Splenda brown sugar. Rich and creamy deliciousness!

Berry Cream Cheese Pie
Ingredients
  • Crust:

  • 1/4 cup almond meal

  • 1 TBL Splenda brown sugar

  • 2/3 cup walnut pieces

  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • 1 TBL coconut oil, melted

  • 1 egg white

  • 1 TBL water

  • Filling:

  • 8 oz. fat free cream cheese at room temperature

  • 1/2 cup C&H light sugar (sugar-stevia blend found at most grocery stores)

  • 3 eggs

  • 2/3 cup half & half

  • 1/2 tsp vanilla

  • 3 TBL lemon juice

  • zest of 1 lemon

  • 4 oz. blueberries

  • 4 oz. raspberries

  • 4 oz. blackberries

Directions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. In a food processor, pulse the almond meal, brown sugar, walnuts, salt and coconut oil until the mixture is finely processed.

  3. Press evenly into a 9-inch tart dish.

  4. Mix the egg white and water together and lightly brush the crust with it.

  5. Bake for 15-18 minutes or until golden brown.

  6. Remove from the oven, cool slightly, and place in the freezer for 15 minutes.

  7. Reduce the oven heat to 325 degrees F.

  8. For the filling, beat the cream cheese until smooth.

  9. Add the light sugar and mix until thoroughly combined.

  10. Mix in eggs, one egg at a time.

  11. Slowly add the half and half, vanilla, lemon juice and lemon zest and mix until well incorporated.

  12. Pour into the prepared crust and bake for 30-35 minutes, or until it doesn't move hardly at all when you gently shake the dish.

  13. Cool completely in the refrigerator.

  14. Top with berries when ready to serve.


Nutritional Facts

Servings
12
Calories 184
Total Fat 12.6g
Saturated Fat 6g
Trans Fat 0g
Carbohydrates 15g
Protein 6g
Sodium 207mg
Dietary Fiber 1g

dessert calcium vitamin d desserts gluten free

15 replies

Jane Dougall
Jane Dougall 2015-07-31 13:42:15 -0500 Report

How can 1/4 cup of almond meal cover a 9"tart pan? It does not seen like it would be enough. Is that correct?

Jane Dougall
Jane Dougall 2015-07-31 13:42:14 -0500 Report

How can 1/4 cup of almond meal cover a 9"tart pan? It does not seen like it would be enough. Is that correct?

Anonymous
Anonymous 2015-07-31 13:42:05 -0500 Report

How can 1/4 cup of almond meal cover a 9"tart pan? It does not seen like it would be enough. Is that correct?

Anonymous
Anonymous 2015-07-31 13:41:45 -0500 Report

How can 1/4 cup of almond meal cover a 9"tart pan? It does not seen like it would be enough. Is that correct?

Anonymous
Anonymous 2015-07-31 13:41:43 -0500 Report

How can 1/4 cup of almond meal cover a 9"tart pan? It does not seen like it would be enough. Is that correct?

Anonymous
Anonymous 2015-07-31 13:41:42 -0500 Report

How can 1/4 cup of almond meal cover a 9"tart pan? It does not seen like it would be enough. Is that correct?

Anonymous
Anonymous 2015-07-31 13:41:36 -0500 Report

How can 1/4 cup of almond meal cover a 9"tart pan? It does not seen like it would be enough. Is that correct?

Jane Dougall
Jane Dougall 2015-07-31 13:41:27 -0500 Report

How can 1/4 cup of almond meal cover a 9"tart pan? It does not seen like it would be enough. Is that correct?

Jane Dougall
Jane Dougall 2015-07-31 13:41:07 -0500 Report

How can 1/4 cup of almond meal cover a 9"tart pan? It does not seen like it would be enough. Is that enough?

Jane Dougall
Jane Dougall 2015-07-31 13:41:06 -0500 Report

How can 1/4 cup of almond meal cover a 9"tart pan? It does not seen like it would be enough. Is that enough?

Lintay
Lintay 2014-01-13 23:05:58 -0600 Report

I love cheese cake will have to try this,and add splenda instead to this recipe.

Gabby
GabbyPA 2013-07-05 08:08:54 -0500 Report

I wish I had found this before July 4th. I would have made this instead of the cake with berries I made. I love this, it's my kind of recipe.