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Cheesecake Fat Bombs with Delicious Orange Zest

Learn how to make delicious keto friendly cheesecake fat bombs with orange flavor! This is a very easy recipe you can make in minutes. Fat bombs curb appetite, promote weight-loss, and are perfect for keto and paleo diets.

cream cheese fat bombs

When you hear “fat bombs” you might be thinking of something that’s going to turn your rear end into the size of a big rig. When I first heard the term, that’s what I thought!

Fat bombs, also known as keto fat bombs, can actually help whittle your waistline as opposed to making it larger.

These delicious keto cheesecake fat bombs are going to fill you up – and that’s how the “fat” in these type of bombs works. You’re eating the good types of fats (as opposed to trans) that promote satiety.

fat bombs with cream cheese

What Are Fat Bombs?

A fat bomb is very much like an energy ball or bite (you’ve seen those before), but instead of carbs and sugar, the focus is on fat.

Fats take longer to break down in your system, and keep you full . . . so fat bomb recipes can actually stop you from snacking! (read more about the benefits here).

Basically fat bombs keep you full and are a delicious treat . . . and that’s why I love them.

There are all sorts of bite size fat bomb recipes out there, but this one is for orange cheesecake fat bombs. That means they are creamy like cheesecake (yum!) and have a hint of orange.

You’re going to LOVE the flavor and consistency of these. They are a perfect for the keto diet, adrenal fatigue, or possibly the paleo diet (depending on if you allow cream cheese and negligible orange juice). No trans fats and low carb!

cheesecake fat bombs

Sweeteners to Use

You’ll want to choose a sweetener to go with the cream cheese and butter. There are a few options but these are the most common used in fat bomb recipes.

I actually use Truvia as a sweetener because according to some research I did, it’s better for blood sugar vs Stevia. Honestly I’d use any of these sweeteners, as I’ve tried them all and they all tasted pretty decent.

  1. Stevia – Stevia is a sweetener and sugar substitute extracted from the leaves of the plant species Stevia rebaudiana. It’s calorie free.
  2. Erythritol – This is a sugar alcohol produced by fermenting glucose with a yeast. It doesn’t affect blood sugar, has no calories, and doesn’t promote tooth decay.
  3. Truvia – Basically a combination of the above two with some natural flavors. Use it in packet or spoonable form as the baking version has some additional sugars.


  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened at room temperature
  • 4 oz. cream cheese, softened at room temperature
  • Zest of a whole orange
  • 2 tbsp. sweetener of your choice (like erythritol)
  • 1 tbsp. of freshly squeezed orange juice


Tip: Store cream cheese fat bomb leftovers in the freezer in a container or plastic bag. They’ll last for as long as it takes you to eat them. Let your orange fat bombs defrost for a few minutes before eating.

orange cheesecake fat bombs
orange fat bombs

Are you ready to get the super easy recipe for these cream cheese fat bombs? Get it below.

Yield: 12 fat bombs

Cheesecake Fat Bombs

fat bombs with cream cheese

Make homemade fat bombs that taste like creamy orange cheesecake! These orange fat bombs curb appetite, promote weight-loss, and are perfect for keto and paleo diets.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Softening Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 15 minutes


  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 2 T sweetener of your choice (many use erythritol)
  • 1 T orange juice (freshly squeezed)
  • Zest of a whole orange


  1. Set out your coconut oil, cream cheese, and butter. Let them warm to room temperature.Coconut oil, cream cheese, orange zest, and butter
  2. Add all ingredients to one bowl. Using a hand mixer or spatula, blend all the ingredients together till smooth.Ingredients mixed in a white ceramic bowl
  3. Spoon the mixture into molds. Freeze for 10 minutes or unit the bombs just start setting.Fat bomb batter in the molds
  4. Stick in the popsicles sticks. Freeze until firm.Sticks added to the mixture


Store fat bomb leftovers in the freezer.

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Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:

1 bomb

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 203Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 20mgSodium: 111mgCarbohydrates: 17gFiber: 3gSugar: 12gProtein: 2g

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