December 22nd is national date and nut day, so we’re celebrating with this delicious vegan cookie dough cheesecake, which is absolutely packed full of nuts and delicious Tunisian Deglet Nour dates, which give an amazing caramel flavour. Celebrate national nut and date day with us and have a go at creating your own! The recipe is super easy and only requires a bowl, blender and cake tin.


Date and nut base

Vegan cookie dough

  • 100g plain flour
  • 60g melted coconut oil
  • 30g maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt
  • 80g vegan chocolate chips

Vegan cheesecake filling

  • 325g raw cashews
  • 170g maple syrup
  • 60g melted coconut oil
  • 60ml lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract


  1. Place the cashews in a bowl, cover with water and leave to soak overnight cashews vegan cheesecake soak
  2. To make the cookie dough, add all the ingredients into a bowl and mix until it forms a soft dough and leave to set in the fridge while you make the rest of the cakevegan cookie dough recipe cheesecake
  3. Add all of the base ingredients to a food processor or blender, and pulse until it becomes a slightly sticky mixture with small pieces of nuts still visiblevegan raw cheesecake base date nut
  4. Pour the mixture into a lined spring-form tin, and press the base down firmly vegan raw cheesecake base date nut
  5. Drain the cashews and add to the blender along with the rest of the filling ingredientsvegan cheesecake raw filling cashew
  6. Blend the mixture until it is completely smooth and thickvegan cheesecake raw filling cashew
  7. Shape the cookie dough into balls, arrange half on the cheesecake base and pour the filling on topvegan cookie dough raw cheesecake recipe
  8. Decorate with the remaining cookie dough balls and leave to set in the fridge for 2 hoursvegan cookie dough raw cheesecake recipe

All that’s left to do now is serve and enjoy! We hope you enjoyed our recipe for this delicious vegan cookie dough cheesecake! Show us your yummy creations on our FacebookTwitter or Instagram using the hashtag #ZeinaFoods for a chance to be featured! And don’t forget to like and follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram for more blog posts, recipes and other fun content!