Dawn NoltAuthorDawn NoltCategoryDifficultyIntermediateRating

If you like the rich combination of caramel, pecans and chocolate in this dessert's namesake, you'll love Turtle Cheesecake.

Turtle Cheesecake

Yields15 Servings
Cook Time1 hr

CRUST INGREDIENTS
 1 ¾ cups chocolate graham crumbs
  cup butter
FILLING INGREDIENTS
 3 (8 oz.) cream cheese
 1 can sweetened condensed milk
 ½ cup sugar
 3 Nature's Yoke eggs
 3 tbsp lime juice
 1 tbsp vanilla
 1 ½ cups semi sweet chocolate chips
 2 tbsp chocolate syrup
 2 tbsp caramel syrup
 ½ cup pecans
 ¼ cup mini chocolate chips

CRUST DIRECTIONS:
1

Combine crumbs and butter. Press into bottom and 1" up the sides of a greased 9" springform pan.

FILLING DIRECTIONS:
2

Beat cream cheese and milk until smooth. Add sugar, eggs, lime and vanilla. Set aside.

3

Microwave chocolate chips just until melted. Stir two cups of batter into melted chocolate.

4

Alternately spoon batters into crust, beginning and ending with yellow batter. Swirl knife through batters.

5

Bake at 300 F. for 1 Hour until edge is set and center moves slightly when jiggled.

6

Cool pan for 10 Minutes; run knife around edge. Cool completely. Place pecans around edge and drizzle syrups on top. Sprinkle with mini chocolate chips. Refrigerate.

Ingredients

CRUST INGREDIENTS
 1 ¾ cups chocolate graham crumbs
  cup butter
FILLING INGREDIENTS
 3 (8 oz.) cream cheese
 1 can sweetened condensed milk
 ½ cup sugar
 3 Nature's Yoke eggs
 3 tbsp lime juice
 1 tbsp vanilla
 1 ½ cups semi sweet chocolate chips
 2 tbsp chocolate syrup
 2 tbsp caramel syrup
 ½ cup pecans
 ¼ cup mini chocolate chips

Directions

CRUST DIRECTIONS:
1

Combine crumbs and butter. Press into bottom and 1" up the sides of a greased 9" springform pan.

FILLING DIRECTIONS:
2

Beat cream cheese and milk until smooth. Add sugar, eggs, lime and vanilla. Set aside.

3

Microwave chocolate chips just until melted. Stir two cups of batter into melted chocolate.

4

Alternately spoon batters into crust, beginning and ending with yellow batter. Swirl knife through batters.

5

Bake at 300 F. for 1 Hour until edge is set and center moves slightly when jiggled.

6

Cool pan for 10 Minutes; run knife around edge. Cool completely. Place pecans around edge and drizzle syrups on top. Sprinkle with mini chocolate chips. Refrigerate.

Turtle Cheesecake