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Brownie Cheesecake

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Rich but delicious.

Ingredients

1 box (18.2 ounces) German chocolate cake mix
1/2 cup shredded coconut
1 cup butter or margarine softened
3 eggs
16 ounces cream cheese, softened
3/4 cup sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups sour cream
1/4 cup sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla

Instructions

Heat oven to 350 degrees. In large mixer bowl, blend cake mix, coconut, butter and 1 egg on low speed until mixture is crumbly. Press very lightly in ungreased, 13x8x2-inch baking pan. Beat cream cheese, 2 eggs, 3/4 cup sugar and 2 teaspoons vanilla until smooth and fluffy. Spread over cake mixture. Bake 20 to 25 minutes. Mix sour cream, 1/4 cup sugar and 1 tablespoon vanilla until smooth. Spread over cheese cake. Cool. Refrigerate at least eight hours.

Jean Clingan
Rock Island



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