1Preheat oven to 350°. Prepare brownie batter according to package directions. Spread into a greased 9 inch springform pan. Place on a baking sheet. Bake for 15 minutes. Place on a wire rack for 10 minutes (leave oven on).
2Meanwhile in a microwave bowl , melt the caramels with milk. Pour over brownie crust; sprinkle with pecans.
3In a large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar. Add eggs; beat at low speed just until combined. Stir in melted chocolate. Pour over pecans. Return pan to baking sheet. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until center is set. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes.
4Run a knife around edge of pan to loosen; cool one hour longer. Refrigerate overnight. Remove sides of pan. Refrigerate leftovers.