German Chocolate Cheesecake

Michelle Combs

By
@poolgirl69

My husband loves german chocolate cake. Doesn't care too much for cheesecake, until he tried this one. It is heavy, but not too sweet. Very good.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
5 Hr
Cook:
50 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 box
(8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
1/2 c
sugar
2
eggs
1 pkg
(4-ounce) package german sweet chocolate bar, melted
1 tsp
vanilla
1
(9-inch)chocolate grahm cracker crust or oreo crust

TOPPING

1/3 c
sugar
1
egg, slightly beaten
1/2 tsp
vanilla
1 can(s)
5 oz. evaporated milk
1/4 c
or 1/2 stick of real butter
1/2 c
pecans, chopped
1/2 c
sweetened, flaked coconut

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a large bowl, with an electric beater on medium speed, beat cream cheese and 1/2 cup sugar until well blended. Add 2 eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Blend in the melted chocolate and 1 teaspoon vanilla then pour mixture into pie crust. Bake 35 to 40 minutes, or until firm; let cool 15 to 20 minutes.
2In a small bowl, whisk remaining egg until lightly beaten. Place in a small saucepan and add evaporated milk, butter, and the remaining 1/3 cup sugar and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla; heat over medium-low heat 12 to 15 minutes, or until thickened, stirring constantly. Stir in coconut and chopped pecans; let cool. Spread over the top of the cheesecake; cover and chill 4 to 6 hours before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American