LINE 13x9-inch pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides. Combine cookie crumbs, 2 Tbsp. sugar and butter. Press onto bottom of prepared pan.
BEAT cream cheese and 1 cup sugar in large bowl with mixer until blended. Add vanilla; mix well. Gradually beat in milk until blended. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each, just until blended. Pour over crust.
BAKE 45 min. or until center is almost set.
Cool completely. Refrigerate cheesecake 4 hours.
MICROWAVE semi-sweet chocolate and COOL WHIP in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 1 min.; whisk until chocolate is completely melted and mixture is well blended. Pour over cheesecake; top with coconut and nuts.
Cooking time (duration)
Prep Time: 20 min. • Total Time: 6 hours 15 min. (incl. refrigerating)