Keto Blueberry Cheesecake Bars

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I made these keto blueberry cheesecake bars yesterday and took them to a potluck to watch them disappear quickly. Very quickly, with people who are not on a keto diet. I had to make them again today so I could shoot a few pics and quickly give you this recipe.

Keto Blueberry Cheesecake Squares

You can make keto blueberry cheesecake bars in either a 8 x8 square pan like this one from USA Pan, my favorite pan brand, or a rectangular pan.

Bottom Crust Ingredients

  • Almond Flour (Makes great bottom crust. No coconut flour here)
  • Butter – Melted. Use only amount in recipe, no more.
  • Egg – I use whole egg.
  • Baking Powder – This may seem odd, but makes a difference. (can leave out)
  • Flavoring – I like to add some lemon or orange zest (or vanilla) when appropriate.
  • Sweetener – For dessert tarts, I add granulated Swerve.
Keto Blueberry Cheesecake bars from Spinach Tiger
Keto Blueberry Compote Cheesecake Bars

Process for Keto Cheesecake Blueberry Bars

  • Prepare 8 x 8 pan with two pieces of parchment paper.
  • Freeze for 10 minutes.
  • Pre-bake at 350 F (180 C) for 8-10 minutes until slightly golden.

One of the times I baked this in a rectangular pan, so use what you have.

Keto Blueberry Cheesecake Bars, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Sugar Free

Cheesecake Filling

  • 16 ounces (two bars) full fat cream cheese
  • 8 tablespoons sour cream
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup Swerve Confectioner’s (can use granulated)
  • Lemon (zest and juice)
  • Sour cream for spreading over cheesecake once it baked and cooled.

Blueberry Compote

  • Blueberries
  • Lemon Juice
  • Xanthan Gum Gel (optional, but helps with thickening)
  • Swerve

Note: You CAN use other fruits, fresh fruits not compotes. Just place fruit on top without making a compote.

You can use blueberry compote to make cheesecake in jars.

More Keto Cheesecake from Spinach Tiger

Keto Blueberry Cheesecake Squares
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Keto Blueberry Cheesecake Bars

Keto, Low Crab, Sugar Free Blueberry Cheesecake Bars
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Course: Keto Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: blueberries, keto cheesecake


Blueberry Topping

  • 2 cups blueberries
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1/3 cup Swerve

Bottom Crust

Cheesecake Filling

  • 16 ounces cream cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 lemon, zest and juice
  • 1 cup Confectioner's Sweetener
  • 8 tablespoons sour cream
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla


  • Blueberry Topping
  • Place blueberries with few tablespoons of water, swerve, lemon juice in small saucepan. After about 10 minutes, add xanthan gum gel. You can leave this out, but you will have to drain some of the juice.
  • Bring to boil, reduce heat to simmer and cook about 20 minutes.
  • Set aside to cool.

Tart Crust

  • Mix all dry ingredients first. Add butter and beaten egg and mix with hands to bring together. Wrap in plastic. Refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  • I use a square 8 x 8 pan to make this and the safest thing to do is to line the whole pan in parchment paper first, as the almond flour dough can tend to stick. Spray the pan before applying the paper.
  • Roll out on the parchment paper and then place the parchment paper with the dough into the pan. Freeze for five minutes or longer.
  • Pre-bake for 8 minutes at 350 degrees, 180 C.

Make Cheesecake Filling

  • If cream cheese is not room temperature, microwave for 10 to 20 seconds.
  • Place egg, extracts, sour cream, Swerve in blender. Mix. Add cream cheese, and blend until well mixed. Add lemon juice and zest and mix again.


  • Once tart is pre-baked, pour cream cheese mixture in. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 10 minutes. Lower to 325 degrees F. and bake for 15 more minutes.
  • Cool completely before refrigerating. Cool to room temperature before adding sour cream in next step.
  • Spread with sour cream. . Refrigerate for at least six hours prior adding blueberry compote. Refrigerate compote separately. Add compote to cream cheese bars Cut into 16 squares. You can skip the compote and add freshly sliced strawberries as an option.

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  1. 5 stars
    Easy and delicious. Shared with my non keto family and everyone loved it!!. I did not have regular swerve sweetener,recipie calls for regular and confectionery, so I used used monkfruit in place of the regularband reduced the meaurement by 2 thirds because monkfruit is exceptionally sweet. Worked out well!

  2. What about the xanthan gum? When do you add it to the blueberries? During cooking or after and how much?

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