Lemony Cheesecake Bites


Serving Size:
2-3 balls

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Lower Protein
  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian


  • 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 1/2 cup regular oatmeal
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon extract
  • zest of half a lemon
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice


  1. Add coconut flour and oats to a food processor. Process into a fine powder, about 1 minute.
  2. Add remaining ingredients, and process until smooth, about 1 minute.
  3. Using a small cookie scoop or approximately a tablespoon, form about 20-25 balls.
  4. Place formed balls on parchment paper on a cookie sheet.
  5. Refrigerate 2 hours to firm up. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Helpful hints

  • Play around with flavors. Almond extract or orange extract works nicely too.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 121

Protein 3 g

Carbohydrates 9 g

Fat 9 g

Cholesterol 23 mg

Sodium 78 mg

Potassium 131 mg

Phosphorus 46 mg

Calcium 28 mg

Fiber 2.4 g

Added Sugar 2 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 1/2 starch
  • 2 fat

Carbohydrate choices


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