Pistachio cheesecake with coconut macaroon crust

Pistachio cheesecake with coconut macaroon crust

My love of cheesecake is well documented! Seriously a rich creamy dessert? always on the top of my list! Today is NATIONAL cheesecake day! YAY! so I had to not only bring you a new recipe but something super fun! I adore pistachios and as a twist a coconut macaroon cookie crust… DANG it’s seriously so good!

I hope you guys are ready for this – seriously if you love pistachios like I do this is the dessert for you. This cheesecake is AMAZING alone, good with chocolate, fantastic with cherry topping and of course add some toasted almonds anytime… (pistachio, coconut, almonds, cherry, chocolate – all things that go together amazingly we

Ingredients

  • 1/2 C sugar
  • 3 Tbsp flour
  • 1 1/2 C shredded unsweetened coconut
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 C shelled pistachios
  • 1/4 C almond flour
  • 2 drops almond extract
  • 2-3 Tbsp corn syrup
  • 2 lbs cream cheese softened
  • 1 C sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • all the pistachio paste (makes 3/4 -1 C)
  • 2 lrg whole eggs
  • 1 lrg egg yolk
Read the whole recipe on Ashlee Marie