Almond Joy Cheesecake

1
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

  1. CRUST: 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.
  2. FILLING: 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.
  3. GLAZE: 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




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