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New York Style Cheesecake – Low-Carb & Gluten-Free

Prep: 1 hr 30 mins
Cook: 1 hr 40 mins
Cool Counter: 3 hrs
Total: 6 hrs 10 mins
Think you can't have New York Style Cheesecake on a low-carb diet? Think again. With a delicious nut-based crust, you'll never know this cheesecake is actually good for you!
Servings: 16
Calories: 389kcal
Author: Trisha Gilkerson


  • Mixer (stand or handheld)
  • Springform pan




  • 2 1/2 pounds cream cheese
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 cups xylitol
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure stevia powder
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 6 large whole eggs


  • Cut cream cheese into 1 inch chunks and let stand at room temp for 45 minutes.
  • Mix together all ingredients for the crust and press into the bottom of a 10 inch springform pan.
  • Preheat oven to 500 degrees.

For each of the steps below (4-11) beat the ingredients in a large bowl on medium speed for 1 minute then scrape the sides of the bowl with a rubber spatula.

  • Start with cream cheese
  • Add salt and half of xylitol
  • Add remainder of xylitol and stevia
  • Add sour cream, lemon juice, and vanilla
  • Add egg yolks
  • Add 2 eggs
  • Add 2 more eggs
  • Add last 2 eggs
  • Pour into springform pan and bake for 10 minutes
  • Reduce oven temperature to 200 degrees and bake for 1 1/2 hours.
  • Do not open the oven door to check on cheesecake!
  • After you remove the cheesecake from the oven, run a knife between the cake and pan.
  • Cool on the countertop for 3 hours.
  • Wrap tightly with Saran wrap and refrigerate overnight.


Nutrition Info does not reflect net carbs. Most people can deduct the fiber and sugar-alcohol carbs from the total carbs to determine the net carbs that will impact their blood sugar.


Calories: 389kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 37g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Cholesterol: 181mg | Sodium: 329mg | Potassium: 140mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1281IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 107mg | Iron: 1mg
courses: Dessert
cuisine: dessert
keyword: berry, dessert, eggs, grain free, keto