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Pineapple Delight Cheesecake For Passover

Pineapple Delight Cheesecake For Passover

This luscious tropical cheesecake recipe can be made ahead of time for easy entertaining.

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30 min
Prep Time
11 hrs 40 min
Total Time



1/3 cup matzo meal

1/3 cup potato starch

1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1/4 cup cold Land O Lakes® Butter


1 cup sugar

4 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened

4 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

1 cup sour cream

1 cup sweetened flaked coconut

1 (20-ounce) can crushed pineapple in juice, well-drained


1/2 cup sweetened flaked coconut, toasted

1 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 325°F.

  2. STEP 2

    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.

  3. STEP 3

    Combine 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.

  4. STEP 4

    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.

  5. STEP 5

    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.

Tip #1

Kosher products for Passover are available at specialty food markets.

Nutrition (1 serving)

540 Calories
39 Fat (g)
175 Cholesterol (mg)
320 Sodium (mg)
42 Carbohydrates (g)
1 Dietary Fiber
9 Protein (g)
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