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This luscious tropical cheesecake recipe can be made ahead of time for easy entertaining.
Heat oven to 325°F.
Place all crust ingredients except butter in food processor bowl fitted with metal blade. Cover; process 30-60 seconds or until ingredients are mixed. Add butter; process just until mixed. Press crumb mixture evenly onto bottom of ungreased 9-inch springform pan. Bake 10 minutes. Cool completely.
Combine 1 cup sugar and cream cheese in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, 3-4 minutes or until creamy. Continue beating, adding eggs one at a time and beating well after each addition. Add sour cream, 1 cup coconut and drained pineapple. Continue beating, scraping bowl often, until well mixed.
Spoon cream cheese mixture into prepared crust. Bake 70-90 minutes or until set 2 inches from edge of pan. Sprinkle top with 1/4 cup toasted coconut. Turn off oven; leave cheesecake in oven 2 hours.
Loosen sides of cheesecake from pan by running knife around inside of pan. Cover; refrigerate 8 hours or overnight. Sprinkle with remaining toasted coconut and orange zest.
Dietary Fiber: 1g
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