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Chocolate Turtle Cheesecake
Chocolate Turtle Cheesecake

Chocolate Turtle Cheesecake

5 Hr(s) 50 Min(s) (incl. refrigerating)
15 Min(s) Prep
5 Hr(s) 35 Min(s) Cook
Love chocolate turtle cake? Love cheesecake? We thought so. (Who doesn't?) This one's for you—and 15 lucky friends and family members.
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16 servings
Original recipe yields 16 servings
1-1/2 cups crushed vanilla wafers (about 50)
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, melted
3 Tbsp. milk
1 cup sugar
4 eggs
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Let's Make It
1
Heat oven to 325ºF.
2
Mix wafer crumbs, 1/2 cup nuts and butter; press onto bottom of 13x9-inch pan. Microwave caramels and milk in microwaveable bowl on MEDIUM (50%) 4 to 5 min. or until caramels are melted and mixture is well blended, stirring every 2 min. Pour over crust; spread to within 1 inch of edge. Cool.
3
Beat cream cheese and sugar with mixer until blended. Add sour cream; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended. Melt 7 oz. chocolate. Stir into cream cheese batter; pour over caramel layer.
4
Bake 45 to 50 min. or until center is almost set. Cool completely. Refrigerate 4 hours. Sprinkle with remaining nuts just before serving. Melt remaining chocolate; drizzle over cheesecake.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Cooking Know-How
For easy slicing, run a knife under hot water to warm up, then wipe dry before using to cut cheesecake. For best results, clean the knife after each slice.
Tip 2
Healthy Living
Save 60 calories and 8 grams of fat per serving by preparing with PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese and BREAKSTONE'S Reduced Fat or KNUDSEN Light Sour Cream.
Nutrition
Calories
540
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 38g
49%
Saturated Fat 20g
100%
Trans Fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 150mg
50%
Sodium 350mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates 45g
16%
Dietary Fibers 2g
7%
Sugars 37g
74%
Protein 8g
16%
Vitamin A
20%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
8%
Iron
6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
Makes 16 servings.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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