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Chocolate Turtle Cheesecake

  Vanilla wafer crumbs 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Margarine 6 Tablespoon, melted
  Caramels 14 Ounce (1 Bag)
  Evaporated milk 5 Ounce (1 Can)
  Chopped pecans 1 Cup (16 tbs), toasted
  Cream cheese 16 Ounce, softened (2 Packages, 8 Ounce Each)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2
  Semi-sweet chocolate pieces 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), melted

Combine crumbs and margarine; press onto bottom and sides of 9-inch springform pan.
Bake at 350°, 10 minutes.
In 1 1/2-quart heavy saucepan, melt caramels with milk over low heat, stirring frequently, until smooth.
Pour over crust.
Top with pecans.
Combine cream cheese, sugar and vanilla, mixing at medium speed on electric mixer until well blended.
Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
Blend in chocolate; pour over pecans.
Bake at 350° 40 minutes.
Loosen cake from rim of pan; cool before removing rim of pan.
Garnish with whipped cream, additional chopped nuts and maraschino cherries, if desired.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5903 Calories from Fat 3395

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 390 g599.9%

Saturated Fat 142.9 g714.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 990.7 mg330.2%

Sodium 3357.1 mg139.9%

Total Carbohydrates 557 g185.8%

Dietary Fiber 13.1 g52.4%

Sugars 447.9 g

Protein 85 g169.8%

Vitamin A 200.1% Vitamin C 9.4%

Calcium 163.5% Iron 59.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chocolate Turtle Cheesecake Recipe