Coconut Cheesecake with Coconut Cookie Crust

Preparation info

  • Serves:

    10 to 12

    • Difficulty

      Medium

    • Ready in

      45 min

Appears in

Rose's Heavenly Cakes

By Rose Levy Beranbaum

Published 2009

  • About

If you love coconut and cheesecake, this marriage of the two will send you over the moon! The cream of coconut, embraced by a coconut cookie crust and topped with crunchy toasted coconut flakes, complements the tangy edge of the cheesecake filling.

Ingredients

Coconut Cookie Crust

Volume Ounce Gram
vanilla wafers

Method

Plan Ahead

Make the cheesecake at least 1 day ahead of serving.

Make the Coconut Cookie Crust

In a food processor, process the cookie crumbs, coconut, and salt until fine crumbs, about 20 seconds. Add the melted butter and pulse about ten times just until incorporated.

Using your fingers or the b