Make these Coconut Joy Cheesecake Bars that taste like your favorite candy bar. Coconut Joy Cheesecake Bars are a great treat for your next party.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 16 servings
25 chocolate wafer cookies, finely crushed
2 Tbsp. sugar
1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
4 pkg. (8 oz. each) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1 cup sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 cup coconut milk
2 oz. BAKER'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate, broken into small pieces
1 cup COOL WHIP Whipped Topping (Do not thaw.)
1 cup BAKER'S ANGEL FLAKE Coconut
1/4 cup PLANTERS Sliced Almonds, toasted
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 325°F.
Line 13x9-inch pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides. Combine cookie crumbs, 2 Tbsp. sugar and butter. Press onto bottom of prepared pan.
Beat cream cheese and 1 cup sugar in large bowl with mixer until blended. Add vanilla; mix well. Gradually beat in milk until blended. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended. Pour over crust.
Bake 45 min. or until center is almost set. Cool completely. Refrigerate cheesecake 4 hours.
Microwave semi-sweet chocolate and COOL WHIP in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1 min.; whisk until chocolate is completely melted and mixture is well blended. Pour over cheesecake; top with coconut and nuts.
Prepare with PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese and COOL WHIP LITE Whipped Topping.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 32g
Saturated Fat 20g
Trans Fat 1g
Total Carbohydrates 30g
Dietary Fibers 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.