Turtle Cheesecake

READY IN: 3hrs 15mins
SERVES: 16
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine crumbs and butter; blend well.
  • Press into the bottom and 2 inches up the sides of a 10-inch springform pan.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes or until set; cool.
  • In a saucepan over low heat, melt caramels in milk, stirring until smooth.
  • Cool 5 minutes.
  • Pour into crust; top with 1 1/2 cups of pecans.
  • In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth.
  • Add sugar and vanilla; mix well.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  • Add chocolate; mix just until blended.
  • Carefully spread over pecans.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 55-65 minutes or until filling is almost set.
  • Cool to room temperature.
  • Chill overnight.
  • Ganish with remaining pecans and whipped cream if desired.
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