Turtle Cheesecake

Daune (pronounced "Dawn") Browne


I made this for special company---it was a hit, and it's not made out of turtles!

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25 Min
50 Min


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1-1/2 c
crushed vanilla wafer cookies, about 40 cookies
1/2 c
butter or margarine, melted
2 8-oz pkg
cream cheese, softened
1/2 c
2 tsp
1/4 c
hot fudge topping
1 c
caramel topping
1/2 c
coarsely chopped pecans

How to Make Turtle Cheesecake


  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix cookie crumbs and butter in medium bowl. Press firmly against bottom and side of pie plate, 9 X 1-1/4 inches.
  • 2Beat cream cheese, sugar, vanilla and eggs in large bowl with electric mixer on low speed until smooth. Pour half of the mixture into pie plate.
  • 3Add the hot fudge topping to remaining cream cheese mixture in bowl; beat on low speed until smooth. Spoon over vanilla mixture in pie plate. Swirl mixtures slightly with tip of knife.
  • 4Bake 40 to 50 minutes or until center is set. (Do not insert knife into cheesecake because the hole may cause cheesecake to crack as it cools.) Cool at room temperature for 1 hour. Refrigerate at least 2 hours until chilled. Serve with caramel topping and pecans. Store covered in refrigerator.

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About Turtle Cheesecake

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Collection: Terrific Toppings
Hashtag: #Company

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