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Turtle Pecan Cheesecake

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Ingredients
  Crushed chocolate cookies/Vanilla wafers 8 Ounce (2 Cups)
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted (1/2 Stick)
  Cream cheese 8 Ounce, softened (2 1/2 Packages)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Eggs 3
  Whipping cream 2 Tablespoon
  Caramel topping 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chocolate topping 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped toasted pecans 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Preheat oven to 450°F.
Combine cookie crumbs and butter; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan.
Beat cream cheese in large bowl until creamy.
Add sugar, flour, salt and vanilla; mix well.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Blend in cream.
Pour over crust.
Bake 10 minutes.
Reduce oven temperature to 200°F; continue baking 35 to 40 minutes or until set.
Loosen cake from rim of pan; cool before removing rim of pan.
Drizzle with Caramel Topping and Chocolate Topping.
Refrigerate.
Sprinkle with pecans just before serving.
Caramel Topping: Combine 1/2 (14-ounce) bag caramels and 1/3 cup whipping cream in small saucepan; stir over low heat until smooth.
Chocolate Topping: Combine 1 (4-ounce) package German sweet chocolate, 1 teaspoon butter and 2 tablespoons whipping cream in small saucepan; stir over low heat until smooth.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Ingredient: 
Cheese

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