Laurel's Turtle Cheesecake

1
Ann Simmons

By
@AngelJasonsMom

The first time I made this was for my beautiful daughter-in-law, Laurel.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
55 Min

Ingredients

2 c
cookie crumbs (chocolate or vanilla wafer)
6 Tbsp
butter or margerine
14 oz
bag of caramels
1 can(s)
(5 ounces) evaporated milk
1 c
chopped pecans
(2) 8 oz
pkgs. cream cheese, softened
1/2 c
sugar
2
eggs
1/2 c
semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 tsp
vanilla
1/2 c
each of chocolate & caramel ice cream syrup for garnish. (optional)
1/2 c
chopped pecans for garnish. (optional)
1/2 c
semi-sweet chocolate chips for garnish. (optional)
whipped cream for garnish. can use cool whip. (optional)

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350F.
2Mix crumbs and butter, press onto bottom and sides of 9-inch springform pan. Bake 10 minutes.
3Microwave caramels and milk in small bowl on high for 4 - 5 minutes or until melted, stirring every minute. Pour over crust. Top with pecans and chocolate chips.
4Beat cream cheese and sugar until well blended. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Blend in vanilla. Pour over pecans and chocolate chips.
5Place pan on cookie sheet.
Bake 45 minutes.
6Loosen cake from rim of pan, cool before removing
rim of pan. Keep refrigerated.
7Optional.
Garnish with 1/2 cup each of chocolate & caramel syrups, 1/2 cup of chocolate chips, 1/2 cup chopped pecans and whipped cream.

About Laurel's Turtle Cheesecake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate