CRUSH IT! Café: Chunky Monkey Cheesecake

Recipes 07 August 2017

CRUSH IT! Café: Chunky Monkey Cheesecake

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Bananas and peanut butter go together perfectlyand are staples in many kitchens.For this recipe, you’ll want just slightlysoftbananas. If your bananas are black and mushy, save them for banana bread as they will be too sweet. To lower the fat content even more,you could use fat free cream cheese and omit the peanut butter topping. The recipe makes 2 mini cheesecakes,perfect for you anda friend!

Chunky Monky v2Recipe

  • 3 full graham cracker sheets
  • 1T.(14g)light margarine, melted
  • 4 oz.(112g)light cream cheese, at room temp
  • ½ cup (113g) Fage 0% greek yogurt
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1T. no calorie sweetenerof your choice
  • 1 scoop(28.4g)Core ISO, Peanut Butter Toffee
  • 2 T. (14g) powdered peanut butter
  • 1 medium banana(about 100g)
  • Topping: 2 T. peanut butter, melted

Directions

Using a food processor, pulse graham crackers until finely chopped. Melt margarine in a small microwave safebowl. Add graham cracker crumbs and mix well. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Evenly distribute crumbs into two mini 4” cheesecake pansand press into the bottom.Set aside while you make the filling.(You can use muffin tins if cheesecake pans are not available).

Using a mixer, beat cream cheese, greek yogurt, egg, vanilla, sweetener, and 60g of bananauntil fluffy. Fold inpowdered peanut butter and proteinpowder. Spoon cream cheese mixture on top of graham cracker crumbs.Slice remaining banana and place on top of cheesecake. Bake for 15-20minutes until just set. Let cool while melting 2 T. peanut butterin microwave safe bowl. Drizzle melted peanut butter on top of cheesecakes. Store in refrigerator up to 3 days. (Peanut butter topping included in macros).

Chunky Monky v2Macros

  • Serving Size: ½ cheesecake
  • Servings: 4
  • 297calories
  • 15g Fat
  • 22g Carbohydrates
  • 16g Protein

 

 

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