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No-Bake Ombre Activated Charcoal Cheesecake Bars

No-Bake Ombre Activated Charcoal Cheesecake Bars No-Bake Ombre Activated Charcoal Cheesecake Bars by The Mindful Hapa

We can't get over the gorgeous colors of these melt-in-your-mouth No-Bake Ombre Activated Charcoal Cheesecake Bars created by Casey @themindfulhapa. Not only are these bars dairy-free, soy-free and refined sugar-free, they're also vegan-friendly and made with  activated charcoal and a Charcoal Chia gr8nola crust. Check our Casey's insanely delicious blog The Mindful Hapa for more simple and clean recipes!

No-Bake Ombre Activated Charcoal Cheesecake Bars




  • 1½ cups raw cashews, soaked overnight 
  • ¾ cup coconut cream
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • ¼ cup coconut oil, melted
  • 2 tsp. nutritional yeast
  • ⅓ cup Project Juice Black Magic juice

Bottom layer:

Middle layer:

Top half:

Activated Charcoal Cheesecake Bars


  1. Line a 8x4 loaf pan with parchment paper.
  2. Make your crust - blend together ingredients in a food processor. Add to loaf pan and spread in a single layer.
  3. Make your filling - blend together soaked cashews, coconut cream, maple syrup, coconut oil, nutritional yeast, and Project Juice in a high speed blender for 2-3 minutes or until smooth.
  4. Remove filling and split into 3 bowls.
  5. For the bottom layer, add ½ tsp Suncore Foods activated charcoal. Pour on top of crust. Freeze for ~1 hour or until hard.
  6. For the middle layer, stir in 2 tbsp Suncore Foods hibiscus powder. Add on top of first layer and move back to freezer for another hour.
  7. For top layer, add 2 tsp of Suncore Foods hibiscus powder. Pour on top of middle layer and move to freezer to harden.

Looking for more no-bake recipes? You might like our No-Bake Vegan Chocolate Truffles or our Fudgy Clean S'mores Bars.

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