Keto Fudgy Peppermint Cheesecake Brownie Bites

Keto Fudgy Peppermint Cheesecake Brownie Bites

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Keto, Low Carb
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 24
Calories: 122.5kcal
Chocolate, peppermint and cheesecake swirled into a fudgy brownie make these a satisfying dessert for anyone eating Keto, low carb or gluten free.
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Ingredients

Cheesecake Layer

  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1/3 cup Xylitol Sweetener, I use Xyla (Lakanto Monkfruit or Swerve granulated sweetener work also) Do not use Stevia
  • 1 egg must be room temperature
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp peppermint extract

Brownie Layer

  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder I use a heaping 1/2 cup
  • 3/4 cup Xylitol Sweetener, I use Xyla (Lakanto Monkfruit or Swerve granulated sweetener work also) Do not use Stevia
  • 9 tbsp salted butter
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs must be room temperature
  • 3/4 cup almond flour

Instructions

  • Keto Fudgy Peppermint Cheesecake Brownie Bites

Cheesecake Layer

  • Mix cream cheese and sweetener. Thoroughly blend with a mixer until smooth
    Keto Fudgy Peppermint Cheesecake Brownie Bites
  • Add the egg, vanilla and peppermint extract and blend until well mixed.  Set aside.
    Keto Fudgy Peppermint Cheesecake Brownie Bites

Brownie Layer

  • In a large mixing bowl combine the cocoa powder, sweetener and butter.
    Keto Fudgy Peppermint Cheesecake Brownie Bites
  • Microwave until butter is melted as well as most of the sweetener which is about 90 sec. Stir occasionally while heating.
  • Remove from the microwave and allow contents to cool to room temperature.
  • Whisk one egg at a time into the brownie mixture until contents are smooth.
    Keto Fudgy Peppermint Cheesecake Brownie Bites
  • Stir in the almond flour and continue to mix until well blended and the sweetener is completely dissolved, about 1 minute.
    Keto Fudgy Peppermint Cheesecake Brownie Bites
  • Grease a 8x8 baking pan and pour 3/4 of the brownie batter into the pan.
    Keto Fudgy Peppermint Cheesecake Brownie Bites
  • Layer the cheesecake mixture on top of the brownie batter.
    Keto Fudgy Peppermint Cheesecake Brownie Bites
  • With a spoon drop the remaining brownie batter onto the cheesecake layer in a random pattern.
    Keto Fudgy Peppermint Cheesecake Brownie Bites
  • Using a butter knife to swirl the contents together creating a marble effect.
    Keto Fudgy Peppermint Cheesecake Brownie Bites
  • Bake at 350 degrees in center of oven until toothpick comes out moist, about 16-24 minutes. Baking time depends on sweetener you use.  Do not overcook.
  • Allow to cool. Place pan into freezer for at least 25 minutes then cut brownies into 24 pieces. Store remaining bites in the freezer. 
    Keto Fudgy Peppermint Cheesecake Brownie Bites

Notes

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Nutrition

Serving: 1bar | Calories: 122.5kcal | Carbohydrates: 10.7g | Protein: 2.6g | Fat: 9.8g | Fiber: 1g