Caramel Stripe Cheesecake Recipe

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Caramel Stripe Cheesecake Recipe
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Caramel Stripe Cheesecake Recipe

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"I love to bake cheesecakes, and this recipe is one of the best I've tried," says Brenda LaBrie, Clark, South Dakota.
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MAKES:
12-14 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 35 min. + chilling Bake: 40 min. + chilling
MAKES:
12-14 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 35 min. + chilling Bake: 40 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 2 cups crushed vanilla wafers
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 3 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • CARAMEL TOPPING:
  • 12 caramels*
  • 2 tablespoons whipping cream
  • CHOCOLATE TOPPING:
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 4 teaspoons whipping cream
  • Whipped cream and coarsely chopped pecans, optional

Directions

In a small bowl, combine wafer crumbs and butter. Press onto the bottom and 1-1/2-in. up the sides of an ungreased 9-in. springform pan. Bake at 400° for 10 minutes. Cool on a wire rack. Reduce heat to 350°.
In a large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Combine the sugar and flour; add to cream cheese and mix well. Add eggs, beating just until combined. Stir in cream and vanilla. Pour into crust. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until center is almost set. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Carefully run a knife around edge of pan to loosen; cool 1 hour longer. Cover and refrigerate until completely cooled.
In a small saucepan over medium heat, cook and stir caramels and cream until melted and smooth. In another saucepan, cook and stir the chocolate chips, butter and cream until melted and smooth. Drizzle caramel and chocolate toppings over cheesecake. Refrigerate overnight. Remove sides of pan before serving. Garnish with whipped cream and pecans if desired. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 12-14 servings.
Originally published as Caramel Stripe Cheesecake in Taste of Home June/July 2003, p54

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 442 calories, 30g fat (17g saturated fat), 122mg cholesterol, 283mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (30g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein.

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  • 2 cups crushed vanilla wafers
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 3 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • CARAMEL TOPPING:
  • 12 caramels*
  • 2 tablespoons whipping cream
  • CHOCOLATE TOPPING:
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 4 teaspoons whipping cream
  • Whipped cream and coarsely chopped pecans, optional
  1. In a small bowl, combine wafer crumbs and butter. Press onto the bottom and 1-1/2-in. up the sides of an ungreased 9-in. springform pan. Bake at 400° for 10 minutes. Cool on a wire rack. Reduce heat to 350°.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Combine the sugar and flour; add to cream cheese and mix well. Add eggs, beating just until combined. Stir in cream and vanilla. Pour into crust. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until center is almost set. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Carefully run a knife around edge of pan to loosen; cool 1 hour longer. Cover and refrigerate until completely cooled.
  3. In a small saucepan over medium heat, cook and stir caramels and cream until melted and smooth. In another saucepan, cook and stir the chocolate chips, butter and cream until melted and smooth. Drizzle caramel and chocolate toppings over cheesecake. Refrigerate overnight. Remove sides of pan before serving. Garnish with whipped cream and pecans if desired. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 12-14 servings.
Originally published as Caramel Stripe Cheesecake in Taste of Home June/July 2003, p54

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mrsdodson23 User ID: 1925590 230546
Reviewed Aug. 1, 2015

"My family (and extended family) insists that I make and bring this cheesecake to any big

Family dinners we have. I've also prepared for several friends after my husband bragged about how good it was- everyone agrees- this recipe is the best!"

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s_pants User ID: 174050 128411
Reviewed Nov. 2, 2012

"Very good cheesecake, but not spectacular. I really liked the Salted Caramel Cappuccino Cheesecake from this website better. But they really are 2 different kinds...so to each his own!"

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andiecam User ID: 4874192 88997
Reviewed Nov. 21, 2011

"1 Of the best cheesecakes I have ever taste yummy yummy. it is a must try"

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