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Coconut Cheesecake Squares

Coconut Cheesecake Squares
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 3 hr 0 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 24

I don't know why, but as soon as the weather starts getting warmer I get a craving for coconut. Perhaps it has something to do with the bright sunshine that makes me feel like I'm on a tropical island, especially after this long and cold winter. Who knows? All I'm sure of is that I love coconut and I think these coconut cheesecake squares are the perfect dessert to serve at a family picnic or barbeque. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1
package of Marie biscuits
1/3
cup melted butter
1
package (8 ozs) cream cheese
1
can (12 ozs) evaporated milk
1
cup coconut cream
1
cup sweetened coconut, shredded
3
eggs
1/2
cup sweetened coconut, shredded and lightly toasted

Directions

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  • 1
    Combine the ground cookies and melted butter in a large bowl. Pour the mixture into a 9x13 baking dish. Lightly mash the cookies to form the crust; refrigerate for 10-15 minutes before preparing the filling.
  • 2
    Heat the oven to 350°F. Blend the cream cheese with the evaporated milk, 1 cup of coconut cream, 1 cup of shredded and the 3 eggs. Pour the mixture onto the crust.
  • 3
    Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the center curdles. Remove from the oven and let cool at room temperature.
  • 4
    Refrigerate for 2-3 hours.
  • 5
    Decorate with lightly toasted coconut before serving. Enjoy!

Expert Tips

  • You can make a coconut cheesecake with this recipe; just use a rectangular dish.

Nutrition Information

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More About This Recipe
  • I don't know why, but as soon as the weather starts getting warmer I get a craving for coconut. Perhaps it has something to do with the bright sunshine that makes me feel like I'm on a tropical island, especially after this long and cold winter. Who knows? All I'm sure of is that I love coconut and I think these coconut cheesecake squares are the perfect dessert to serve at a family picnic or barbeque.

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