Chocolate Turtle Cheesecake

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Prep time:

0 min

Total time:

0 min



Ingredient list

  • 1½ cups crushed NILLA Wafers (about 50)
  • ¾ cup chopped pecans, divided
  • ¼ cup (1/2 stick) butter, melted
  • 32 caramels
  • 3 Tbsp. milk
  • 4 pkg. (8 oz. each) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 4 egg s
  • 2 pkg. (4 oz. each) semi-sweet baking chocolate, divided

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Recipe Tips


Heat oven to 325ºF.


Mix wafer crumbs, 1/2 cup nuts and butter; press onto bottom of 13x9-inch pan. Microwave caramels and milk in microwaveable bowl on MEDIUM (50%) 4 to 5 min. or until caramels are melted and mixture is well blended, stirring every 2 min. Pour over crust; spread to within 1 inch of edge. Cool.


Beat cream cheese and sugar with mixer until blended. Add sour cream; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended. Melt 7 oz. chocolate. Stir into cream cheese batter; pour over caramel layer.


Bake 45 to 50 min. or until center is almost set. Cool completely. Refrigerate 4 hours. Sprinkle with remaining nuts just before serving. Melt remaining chocolate; drizzle over cheesecake.