Supreme Turtle Cheesecake

Vicki Johnson

By
@vicjoh58

This cheesecake was an accident. I was using a cheesecake recipe that called for cocktail nuts and I made it and wasn't crazy about it, nor were my guinea pig friends. But when I changed it to pecans, it was a wild success.


Featured Pinch Tips Video

Serves:

16

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Ingredients

CRUST

2 c
graham cracker crumbs
1/2 c
chopped pecans
6 Tbsp
melted butter
1/4 c
sugar

FILLING

4 pkg
cream cheese softened (8 oz pkg)
2 tsp
vanilla extract
1 c
sugar
1 c
sour cream
4
eggs
1/2 c
caramel ice cream topping
1/2 c
pecans, halved

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees
2
Spray 13x9 springform pan with non-stick spray
3
Combine graham cracker crumbs with melted butter, 1/4 cup sugar and nuts. Press into bottom of pan and up sides.
4
Bake for 10 minutes,set aside.
5
Beat cream cheese, 1 cup of sugar and vanilla with mixer until blended.
6
Add sour cream, mix well.
7
Add eggs, one at a time, beating on low after each one until just blended.
8
Pour over crust
9
Bake for 40 to 60 minutes or until center is almost set.
10
Cool completely. Refrigerate over night
11
Top with caramel topping
12
Decorate with pecan halves as desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Collection: Cheesecake