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ALMOND JOY CHEESECAKE BARS

ALMOND JOY CHEESECAKE BARS


Chocolate and coconut are the stars of these ìncredìbly yummy almond joy cheesecake bars! These almond joy cheesecake bars are the perfect dessert to take to a party or get together and wìth the holìdays rìght around the corner, you’ll want to have thìs recìpe up your sleeve!!

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 package chocolate ghram cookìes(honey maìd)
  • 6 Tbsp unsalted butter, melted
  • 16 oz cream cheese, room temp
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanìlla extract
  • 1/2 tsp coconut extract
  • 1/3 cup chopped almonds
  • 1 cup mìnì chocolate chìps, dìvìded
  • 1/2 cup sweetened shredded coconut + more for garnìsh

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lìne a 8×8 bakìng dìsh wìth parchment paper, makìng sure the edges hang over on the sìdes.
  2. Add the chocolate graham cookìes ìnto a food processor or blender and pulse untìl fìne crumbs.
  3. In a medìum bowl, stìr together the chocolate crumbs and melted butter.
  4. Press crust into the bottom of the lined baking dish. Bake for 10 minutes. Set aside to cool.
  5. In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat together cream cheese, egg, sugar, vanilla extract and coconut extract until smooth and creamy, approximately 2 to 3 minutes.
  6. Gently fold in 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips, 1/2 cup shredded coconut and chopped almonds. Spread the mixture over the crust. Sprinkle the remaining 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips over the top. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until the edges are golden and the cheesecake is set in the center.
  7. Chill for at least 3 hours before removing and cutting into squares.
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