Hawaiian Cheesecake Recipe for Kids

This tropical treat will make you feel like you’re relaxing on the beach in Hawaii. And you’ll have plenty of time to daydream about it since this cheesecake recipe is super quick and no-bake (and you can leave the cooking up to your kids).

Simple and delicious? Yes, please! Let your kids help out with this tropical cheesecake recipe.

Hawaiian Cheesecake Recipe for Kids
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Serves: 10
  • 1 box no-bake cheesecake mix
  • 1 graham cracker pie crust
  • 1 can crushed pineapple in syrup
  • 2 pkg macadamia nuts
  • 1 can sweetened coconut
  1. Prepare cheesecake mix according to filling directions.
  2. Add one package of macadamia nuts and one can drained pineapple. Reserve ¼ cup pineapple juice.
  3. Mix cheesecake filling, pineapple, nuts and juice.
  4. Pour into prepared crust.
  5. Refrigerate for 24 hours.
  6. Top with toasted coconut and second package of nuts.

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