Chocolate Mint Cheese Cake

Chocolate and mint, what else do you need to know


Buttery Crust

2 c pecans or walnuts  
1/4 tsp salt
1 c dates, soaked 5 min to soften
1/4 tsp vanilla
1/4 c ground flax seeds
in a food processor with the 's' blade chop the nuts into small pieces
add the rest and blend until turns to a ball
be careful not to blend too long and release the oil from the nuts
press into the bottom of a spring form pan

Cheese Filling
3 c cashews, soaked 1 hour
3/4 c agave
1 tsp vanilla
3/4 tsp peppermint extract
1/2 c lemon juice
1/4 c coconut butter, optional
1/2 tsp sea salt
Blend all in food processor until very smooth
it will thicken as it sets
try to stay away from adding water while processing
spread mixture on top of the crust and tap on counter to get rid of any air bubbles

Chocolate Topping
2 lg ripe avocado
1 c carob or cacao
1 c pure maple syrup
Blend until smooth in food processor
spread over the cheese layer

freeze for several hours or until firm
remove from pan
serve while slightly frozen