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                         KELLI'S MOUNDS CHEESECAKE
 
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 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cheesecakes                      Nuts
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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                         -VCDT13A
                         Crust:
    2       c            Vanilla wafer crumbs or oreo
    1 1/2   c            Coconut
    6                    Butter -- melted
                         Mix and pat into bottom and
                         Of springform pan
                         Filling:
    2       lb           Cream cheese -- unwrapped and
                         Microwave for 2 mins on high
    5                    Jumbo eggs -- unshelled and wa
                         In micro for 25 secs.
    1       c            Sugar
      1/2   c            Heavy cream
      1/4   c            Cornstarch
    1       t            Coconut extract or 1 cup coc
                         And 1/2 cup coconut
    1       c            Almonds -- coarsly chopped
 
   Beat cheese until light and fluffy. Add sugar and beat
   again. Add eggs one at a time; beating after each. Add
   cream, cornstarch and extract. Mix well. Stir in nuts.
   Pour into pan. Bake at 425 for 15 minutes with a pan
   of water on the bottom rack of oven. Reduce temp to
   300 and bake 1 hour longer. Run knife around edge of
   cake. Cool. Top with melted chocolate and whole
   almonds.
  
 
 
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