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.

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Chocolate Turtle Cheesecake

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



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


  • 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



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


  • 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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