Turtle Cheesecake - Quick and Easy

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by diner524

I bought a frozen assortment pack of cheesecake bites that included a turtle cheesecake that I just love!! So I made this recipe to replicate the one from Lawlers, but in a whole cheesecake. Prep time does not include cooling and refrigeration time.

Top Review by Julie F

My daughter requested a turtle cheesecake for her birthday and I had been sick for three weeks and just the day before had been diagnosed with Pneumonia. I wanted to make her something that didn't completely wipe me out. I found this and it was just what I was looking for. It was very easy, but the results tasted like I had slaved all day! I was so happy that I could make her something she loved with minimal effort. Thanks for sharing!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 chocolate wafer pie crust, store bought (I bought Oreo)
  • 16 ounces cream cheese
  • 12 cup sugar
  • 12 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 6 ounces pecans, toasted and chopped
  • 7 ounces caramel candies (half of a bag)
  • 14 cup milk
  • 13 cup mini chocolate chip


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Beat cream cheese, sugar and vanilla on medium speed until well blended.
  3. Add eggs; mix just until blended and pour into Oreo pie crust.
  4. Bake for 35-40 minutes until center is about set.
  5. Cool for 45-60 minutes.
  6. While cooling, microwave caramels and milk for 3 minutes on high or until melted. Pour caramel over cooled cheesecake.
  7. Sprinkle chocolate chips and pecans on cake.
  8. Refrigerate for at least two hours.

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