Almond Joy Cheesecake

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Anita Hoffman

By
@scent4U

A special cheesecake with the taste of a candy bar. Totally delicious.
Photo adapted from Something Swanky.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1-1/2 c
graham cracker crumbs
1-1/2 c
flaked coconut, toasted
1/2 c
sliced almonds, toasted (about 2 ounces)
1/4 c
sugar
1/2 c
unsalted butter, melted

FILLING

4 pkg
(8 ounces) cream cheese, at room temperature
1 c
sugar
4
large eggs
1 c
flaked coconut, toasted
1 Tbsp
coconut extract
1 c
sliced almonds, toasted

GLAZE

1 c
semisweet chocolate chips
3/4 c
whipping cream
1-1/2 tsp
vanilla

How to Make Almond Joy Cheesecake

Step-by-Step

  • 1CRUST: Finely grind cracker crumbs, coconut, almonds and sugar in food processor. Add butter; process until moist crumbs form.
    Press mixture onto bottom and 1 inch up sides of pan.
    Bake at 350 degrees until set and beginning to brown, about 12 minutes.
    Cool.
    Reduce oven temperature to 325 degrees.
  • 2FILLING: Beat cream cheese and sugar in large bowl until smooth.
    Add eggs, one at a time, beating until just blended after each addition.
    Mix in coconut extract and coconut.
    Fold in almonds.
    Transfer filling to crust.
    Bake about 1 hour and 15 minutes, until cake is puffed.
    Cool completely on rack.
  • 3GLAZE: Combine 1 cup chocolate chips, cream and vanilla in small saucepan.
    Stir over medium-low heat until smooth.
    Cool until glaze begins to thicken, but can still be poured, about 30 minutes.
    Pour glaze over cooled cake; spread evenly.
    Chill cake overnight.

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About Almond Joy Cheesecake

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