No Bake Samoa Cheesecake

Raven Higheagle

By
@ravenhigheagle

This No Bake Samoa Cheesecake is the perfect treat to cure your girl scout cookie desires! It’s full of caramel, cookies, coconut and chocolate – all the wonderful flavors of a Samoa girl scout cookie. And you don’t even need any of the actual cookies – so you can make this all year long!


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Rating:

Serves:

Makes 1 9-inch Cheesecake

Prep:

5 Hr 15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

FOR THE CRUST

2 c
oreo crumbs (from about 20 oreos, leave filling in the oreos))
1/4 c
butter, melted

FOR THE FILLING

1 c
coconut flakes, divided
24 oz
cream cheese, softened (3 - 8 oz packages)
1/2 c
sugar
1/4 c
brown sugar
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1/2 tsp
coconut extract
1 c
vanilla wafers, broken into pieces
1/2 c
caramel sauce, divided
8 oz
cool whip (or homemade whipped cream)
1/4 c
mini chocolate chips for topping
additional caramel sauce for topping
chocolate sauce for topping

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Spread coconut onto a baking sheet covered with parchment paper. Bake at 325 degrees for 5-10 minutes, or until lightly toasted. Set aside to cool.
2
Combine Oreo crumbs and melted butter and press into the bottom of a greased 9 inch springform pan.
3
Combine cream cheese, sugars and extracts in a large bowl and mix until smooth.
4
Fold in 3/4 cup of coconut flakes, vanilla wafer pieces and 1/4 cup caramel sauce into cream cheese mixture.
5
Add Cool Whip to cream cheese mixture and stir until combined.
6
Add batter to crust in 3 parts, adding a little more of the caramel sauce each time until you've used all of the caramel.
7
Use a knife to swirl caramel around. Be careful to not put the knife through the crust.
8
Smooth out the top of the cheesecake.
9
Top cheesecake with remaining 1/4 cup coconut flakes, mini chocolate chips, chocolate sauce and caramel sauce
10
Refrigerate until firm, 4-5 hours.