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Cheesecake ( Kelli's Mounds ) Recipe


2 c Vanilla wafer crumbs or oreo
1 1/2 c Coconut
6 Butter; melted
Mix and pat into bottom and
Of springform pan
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 ts 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.