Gluten-free Carrot Cake Cheesecake Bars

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These Gluten-free Carrot Cake Cheesecake Bars are absolutely delicious. A carrot cake base made with all gluten and grain-free ingredients topped off with a cheesecake topping made with 3 ingredients!

  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 40 mins
  • Total Time: 45 mins

Yield: 9-12 pieces 1x



Carrot cake base:

Cheesecake layer:

  • 8 ounces cream cheese (or you can use non-dairy) softened at room temp
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • Splash of vanilla extract if desired


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease an 8×8 baking dish with oil or line with parchment paper
  2. In a large bowl, mix together applesauce, eggs, oil, milk, vanilla extract and coconut sugar until smooth
  3. Mix in flours, baking powder and cinnamon until fully combined then fold in carrots
  4. Add to baking dish and spread evenly
  5. In a medium bowl, cream together cream cheese, egg and coconut sugar until smooth
  6. Add cheesecake layer on top and spread evenly (you can swirl around too)
  7. Bake in oven for 40-45 minutes or until the edges are golden
  8. Allow the cake to set for a bit then slice and enjoy!


*Store leftovers in fridge for 5 days or freezer for longer

**I haven’t tested subs that aren’t listed

  • Author: Rachel