Haupia Cheesecake

Recipe by Dragonfly AZ
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READY IN: 3hrs 45mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • For crust, preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray non stick spray at the bottom of 9 X 13 pan.
  • Place coconute cookie crumbs, coconut, and macadamias into pan.
  • Drizzle with melted butter. Stir in butter and press onto bottom of pan.
  • Bake for 15 minutes. Cool completely.
  • For cheesecake layer, mix cream cheese and sugar until fluffy, then blend in sour cream.
  • Fold in Cool Whip. Spread mixture onto cooled crust.
  • Refrigerate to set.
  • For haupia layer, combine coconut milk, sugar and dissolved cornstarch in saucepan over medium heat.
  • Cook until mixture thickens to a custard like consistency.
  • Remove from heat and stir constantly while cooling.
  • When the haupia is cool to touch, spread onto cream cheese layer.
  • Sprinkle with chopped macadamia nuts or shredded coconut or both.
  • Refrigerate at least 2 hours to set before serving.
  • Variation:.
  • Pina-colada cheesecake: Drain 1 large can crushed pineapple, stir in 1/2 cup sugar. Spread onto crust before cheesecake layer. Add 1 tsp rum flavoring to cheesecake layer.
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