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The Ultimate Turtle Cheesecake

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“I took the basic cheesecake recipe & added some yummy extras. I love turtles and cheesecake so I decided to try to make a turtle cheesecake. It is awesome!! The recipe calls for a bag of caramels melted with milk but some of the time I just use a bottle of caramel ice cream topping and use it. You can also make your own caramel & use it! :)”
READY IN:
1hr 20mins
SERVES:
8-10
YIELD:
1 cheesecake
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Mix cookie crumbles & butter together & then press firmly into a 9 inch springform pan.
  3. Put caramels and milk in a small microwavable bowl.
  4. Microwave on high for 3 minutes or until caramels are melted completely.
  5. Stir the pecans into the caramel sauce.
  6. Pour 1/2 of the caramel mixture onto the crust & refrigerate for 10 minutes.
  7. Cover & refrigerate the other 1/2 of caramel mixture for later.
  8. Beat the cream cheese, sugar, & vanilla with a mixture until well blended.
  9. Add the egss, one at a time, mixing on low until well blended.
  10. Pour over caramel layer in crust.
  11. Bake 1 hour 5 minutes or until center is almost set over a pan of water.
  12. When finished baking, refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight.
  13. When ready to serve, microwave remaining caramel mixture for 1 minute.
  14. Pour caramel sauce over cheesecake.
  15. Melt chocolate as directed by package direction.
  16. Drizzle chocolate over cheesecake.
  17. Store in refrigerator!

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