Kim's Coconut Cream Cheesecake

Kim Phillips-Randolph

By
@n2cookn

I tried this out on my family fourth of July. It was a hit. If you like Coconut Cream Pie, you will love this.


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Serves:

12

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Notes from the Test Kitchen:
Wow! A coconut macaroon crust?! Yes, please. Super creamy cake topped with marshmallow cream meringue... We just plain love it.

Ingredients

CRUST

1 c
coconut macaroon cookies, crushed
1/4 c
butter, melted

FILLING

3
8 oz. packages, cream cheese, softened-room temperature
3/4 c
sugar
3
eggs
1 c
coconut

MERINGUE

3
egg whites
3 1/2 oz
marshmallow cream
pinch of salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine cookie crumbs with butter. Press into buttered 9" springform pan. Bake 325 degrees for 10 minutes.
2
Combine cream cheese and sugar, mixing at medium speed until well blended. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well. Stir in coconut. Pour over crust. Bake 350 degrees for 40 minutes.
3
Mix meringue just before the 40 minutes is up. Beat egg whites till fluffy, add marshmallow cream and pinch of salt, beating until frothy. Spread over cheesecake, sprinkle with coconut and return to oven for 8-10 minutes, till meringue is lightly browned.

Loosen cake from pan with knife. Cool before removing. Chill.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Collection: Cheesecake
Recipe For: The Best Cheesecake
Hashtag: #cheesecake