Turtle Cheesecake Recipe

Total Time:

7 hours(Cooking)

Turtle Cheesecake Recipe


Sweets lovers will not be able to resist this chocolate and caramel cheesecake.

Ingredients

2 cupschocolate cookies, crushed
1/2 stickbutter, melted
20 ozcream cheese, softened
1 cupsugar
1 1/2 tspvanilla
1/2 tbspflour
3eggs
1/2 tbspheavy cream
10 ozcaramel
1/4 cupheavy cream
1 cupchocolate chips
1/2 cuppecans, chopped

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 450F.
  2. Crush cookies in a food processor, pulsing until smooth crumbs.  Combine crumbs and butter in a small bowl. Press crumb mixture evenly into the bottom of your springform pan.
  3. In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar and vanilla, until smooth and creamy.
  4. Add in flour and eggs one at a time, blend well.
  5. Blend in the cream, mix well.
  6. Pour mixture over the crust and bake 12 minutes at 450F. Then lower the temperature to 200F and bake for an additional 35 minutes or until set.
  7. Once removed from the oven, let cool for 10 minutes. Then gently go around the pan with a knife loosening any parts that may stick. Slowly release the pan.
  8. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight prior to topping and for 6 hours or overnight prior to serving.
  9. Melt the chocolate chips in your microwave for about 60 seconds. Stir and place back in the microwave for an additional 30 seconds, if needed for full melting. Stir until smooth.
  10. Place melted chocolate in a baggie, snip off the end and drizzle chocolate across cake.
  11. In a small saucepan, combine caramels and cream. Melt over medium-high heat, stirring constantly till smooth. Remove from heat and let cool a few minutes.
  12. Use a spoon and drizzle caramel over cake.  Sprinkle with pecans. Refrigerate.

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