Coconut Chocolate Almond Cheesecake

Linda Griffith

By
@sothernladee

Picture and recipe are from Southern Living Cookbook 1998 Annual Recipes. This is a scrumdillicious cheesecake recipe. If you are a chocoholic like me, you will love it. It always goes over well when you have company over.


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Serves:
12
Prep:
35 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 10 Min

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
chocolate wafer cookie crumbs 28 to 30 cookies
3 Tbsp
sugar
1/4 c
melted butter
4 (8oz) pkg
cream cheese, softened
3 large
eggs
1 c
sugar
1 pkg
(14 oz) angel flaked coconut
1 pkg
milk chocolate morsels (11.5 oz)
1/2 c
slivered almonds, toasted
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 c
semi-sweet chocolate chips

GARNISH

TOASTED CHOPPED ALMONDS

Step-By-Step

1Stir together first 3 ingredients; press mixture into bottom of a 10 inch spring form pan.
2Bake at 350 degrees for 8 minutes, cool
3Beat cream cheese, eggs and one cup sugar at medium speed with an electric mixer until fluffy. Stir in coconut and next 3 ingredients. Pour into prepared crust and bake at 350 degrees for one hour. Cool on wire rack.
4Place semi sweet chips in a zip lock bag and submerge in hot water until chips are melted. Snip a hole in the corner of the bag and drizzle chocolate over the top of the cheesecake. Cover and chill for 8 hours..

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies