Laurel's Turtle Cheesecake

Ann Simmons


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


★★★★★ 2 votes

30 Min
55 Min


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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
1/2 c
semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 tsp
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)

How to Make Laurel's Turtle Cheesecake


  • 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.

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About Laurel's Turtle Cheesecake

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate

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