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Dessert Recipes

Key Lime ‘n’ Coconut Cheesecake Minis

These single-serve cheesecakes flavored with lime zest and coconut deliver a taste of the tropics.

Serving Size:


Active Time:

15 min.

Total Time:

4½ hrs.


  • ¾ cup chopped pecans
  • ¾ cup shredded coconut
  • 5 Tbs. xylitol
  • 2 Tbs. coconut oil
  • 2 limes, zested and juiced
  • 1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese
  • 1½ cups heavy cream


  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Coat 12-well mini cheesecake pan with cooking spray. In processor, pulse pecans, coconut, 1 Tbs. xylitol and coconut oil until finely chopped. Divide among wells; press to compact. Bake 8 min. Chill.
  2. Place remaining 4 Tbs. xylitol and 3 Tbs. lime juice in glass bowl. Microwave 30 sec. Stir well; let cool. Using electric mixer, beat together cream cheese, 2 tsp. lime zest, ½ cup cream and lime juice mixture until smooth. Using 2 Tbs. mixture for each, divide evenly among wells. Chill 4 hrs. or overnight.
  3. With chilled clean beaters, beat remaining 1 cup cream until thickened. Unmold cheesecakes. Pipe tops with cream. Garnish as desired.

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