Ultimate Turtle Cheesecake Recipe
Ultimate Turtle Cheesecake Recipe photo by KRAFT
TOTAL TIME: 6 hr 10 min
MAKES: 16 servings

Ingredients

  • 24 OREO® Cookies, finely crushed (about 2 cups)
  • 6 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 package (14 ounces) KRAFT® Caramels
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup chopped PLANTERS® Pecans
  • 3 packages (8 ounces each) PHILADELPHIA® Cream Cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 ounces BAKER'S® Semi-Sweet Chocolate

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 480 calories, 31 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 105 mg cholesterol, 370 mg sodium, 45 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 7 g protein.

Directions

  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 in large bowl with mixer until 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. Yield: 16 servings.
HOW TO PIPE CHOCOLATE: Place a square of BAKER's Semi-Sweet Chocolate in freezer-weight resealable plastic bag; seal bag. Microwave on HIGH 30 sec. Squeeze bag to melt chocolate. Fold down top tightly and cut small piece (about 1/8 piece) off one of the bottom corners of the bag. Holding top of bag firmly, drizzle chocolate through opening in desired patterns on cheesecake.
Originally published as Ultimate Turtle Cheesecake Provided by Philadelphia® Cream Cheese 2013

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 480 calories, 31 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 105 mg cholesterol, 370 mg sodium, 45 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 7 g protein.

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Reviewed Jun. 11, 2014

Looks great and I will not have fun eating it

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Reviewed Nov. 28, 2013

Wow ! This is a very easy recipe yet tasted so rich and creamy. Caramel was perfect!

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