Ultimate Turtle Cheesecake

Ultimate Turtle Cheesecake

Ultimate Turtle Cheesecake
 
Ultimate Turtle Cheesecake
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Ingredients
  • 2 c. Oreo chocolate cookie crumbs
  • 6 T. butter, melted
  • 1 (14-oz.) pkg. caramels
  • ½ c. milk
  • 1 c. chopped pecans
  • 3 (8-oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • ¾ c. sugar
  • 1 T. vanilla
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 squares Baker’s semi-sweet chocolate

Instructions
  1. Heat oven 325
  2. Mix crumbs and butter. Press onto bottom and 2” up the side of 9” springform pan.
  3. Microwave caramels and milk in bowl on HIGH for 3 minutes or until completely melted, stirring after each minute.
  4. Stir in nuts and pour half into crust. Refrigerate for 10 minutes. Refrigerate remaining caramel mixture for later use.
  5. Beat cream cheese, sugar and vanilla with mixer until well blended.
  6. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended.
  7. Pour over caramel layer.
  8. Bake 1 hour and 5 minutes to 1 hour and 10 minutes, or until center is almost set.
  9. Remove from oven and run knife around rim of pan to loosen cake. Cool before removing rim.
  10. Refrigerate for 4 hours or more before serving.
  11. Microwave reserved caramel mixture for 1 minute. Stir.
  12. Pour over cheesecake.
  13. Melt chocolate squares as directed on package and drizzle over cheesecake.
  14. Store in refrigerator.

 

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