Ultimate Turtle Cheesecake

Creamy cheesecake. Oreo Cookie crust. Chocolate-caramel drizzle. A dash of pecans. Be sure to save yourself a piece, because this is gonna go fast.

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Prep time:

0 min

Total time:

0 min

Servings:

0

Ingredient list

  • 24 OREO Cookies, finely crushed (about 2 cups)
  • 6 Tbsp. butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 pkg. (11 oz.) caramels
  • ⅓ cup milk
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 3 pkg. (8 oz. each) brick cream cheese, softened
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. vanilla
  • 3 egg s
  • 2 oz. semi-sweet baking chocolate

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Recipe Tips

1

Heat oven to 325°F.

2

Mix crumbs and butter; press onto bottom and 2 inches up side of 9-inch springform pan.

3

Microwave caramels and milk in small microwaveable bowl on HIGH 3 min. or until caramels are completely melted, stirring after each minute. Stir in nuts; pour half into crust. Refrigerate 10 min. Refrigerate remaining caramel mixture for later use.

4

Beat cream cheese, sugar and vanilla with mixer until well blended. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended. Pour over caramel layer in crust.

5

Bake 1 hour 5 min. to 1 hour 10 min. or until center is almost set. Run knife around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim. Refrigerate 4 hours.

6

Microwave reserved caramel mixture 1 min.; stir. Pour over cheesecake. Melt chocolate as directed on package; drizzle over cheesecake.