Chocolate Turtle Cheesecake

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Mmmmm, I love Turtles! And Turtle cheesecake too. If you want you can top it with chocolate curls, or chocolate sauce, or whipped cream and pecans.

Chocolate Turtle Cheesecake

Joan Donogh
Chocolate cheesecake tops a caramel and pecan layer atop a chocolate crumb crust.
Prep Time 40 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12

Ingredients
  

Crust:

  • 2 cups chocolate wafer crumbs
  • 1/3 cup melted butter

Filling:

  • 1 bag 14 oz. caramels
  • 2/3 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 cup chopped pecans toasted
  • 2 packages 8 oz. each cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips melted

Instructions
 

Crust:

  • Combine chocolate wafer crumbs and melted butter. Press into the bottom of a 9" springform pan.
  • Bake at 350 degrees F. for 10 minutes.

Filling:

  • In a heavy saucepan, combine caramels and evaporated milk. Heat over low heat, stirring frequently, until melted and smooth. Pour over crust. Top with pecans.
  • In a large mixer bowl, beat cream cheese with sugar and vanilla until light. Add eggs one at a time, while beating. Stir in melted chocolate.
  • Pour over pecans in crust. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 40 minutes. Remove and let cool completely. Refrigerate at least 3 to 4 hours before serving.

 

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