Chocolate Turtle Cheesecake

Ingredients & Directions

2 c Vanilla Wafer Crumbs 16 oz Cream Cheese, Softened
6 tb Margarine, Melted 1/2 c Sugar
14 oz Carmels ( 1 bag) 1 ts Vanilla
5 oz (1 cn) Evaporated Milk 2 ea Large Eggs
1 c Chopped Pecans, Toasted 1/2 c Semi-sweet Chocolate Chips *

* Chocolate chips should be melted.
Combine crumbs and margarine, press onto bottom and sides of 9-inch spring-
form pan. Bake at 350 degrees F., 10 minutes.
In 1 1/2-quart heavy saucepan, melt carmels with milk over low heat,
stirring frequently, until smooth. Pour over crust. Top with pecans.
Combine cream cheese, sugar and vanila, 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 degrees F.,
40 minutes. Loosen cake from rim of pan; cool before removing rim of pan.
Chill. Garnish with whipped cream, additional chopped nuts and maraschino
cherries, if desired.

10 servings

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