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  • Chocolate Turtle Cheesecake by heavenleighmom

    Chocolate Turtle Cheesecake

    1 (7oz) package caramels
    1/4 cup evaporated milk
    3/4 cup chopped pecans, divided
    1 (9-inch) chocolate crumb piecrust*
    2 (3oz) packages cream cheese, softened
    1/2 cup sour cream
    1-1/4 cups milk
    1 (3.9oz) package chocolate instant
    pudding mix
    1/2 cup fudge topping

    Place caramels and evaporated milk in a heavy saucepan. Heat
    over medium-low heat, stirring continually, until smooth, about
    5 minutes. Stir in 1/2 cup chopped pecans. Pour into piecrust.
    Combine cream cheese, sour cream and milk in a blender.
    Process until smooth. Add pudding mix; process for about
    30 seconds longer. Pour pudding mixture over caramel
    layer, covering evenly. Chill, loosely covered, until set,
    about 15 minutes. Drizzle fudge topping over pudding
    layer in a decorative pattern. Sprinkle top of cake with
    remaining pecans. Chill, loosely covered, until serving time.

    *Make a homemade crust with chocolate sandwich
    cookies. Mix 1-1/2 cups cookie crumbs with 3 tbsp
    melted butter. Press into a 9-inch pie plate. Bake at
    350 degrees for 6 to 8 minutes.
    Last edited by wishingstar; 07-07-2006, 11:37 AM.