*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                     CHOCOLATE CARMEL PECAN CHEESECAKE
 
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 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cheesecakes                      Chocolate
                 Nuts
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         Crust-----
    2       c            Vanilla wafer crumbs
    6       tb           Butter or margerine --
                         Melted
                         Filling-----
   24                    Caramel candy -- Kraft^M
    1       c            Pecans -- toasted, chopped
   16       oz           Cream Cheese -- softened
      1/2   c            Sugar
    1       t            Vanilla
    2                    Eggs
    6                    Squares Semisweet Chocolate
                         Melted
 
   Heat oven to 350 deg. F.
   
   Combine crumbs and margarine in 9-inch springform pan
   until well mixed. Press
   onto bottom and 1 1/4 inches up sides of pan.  Bake
   for 10 minutes.
   
   Microwave caramels and evaporated milk in large
   microwavable bowl on HIGH 1 1/2 minutes.  Stir;
   microwave 1 minute longer.  Stir until caramels are
   completely melted and smooth.
   
   Pour into crust.  Top with pecans.
   
   Beat cream cheese, sugar and vanilla until well
   blended.  Add eggs, beat well.
   Mix in chocolate; pour over pecans.
   
   Bake for 40 minutes or until firm.  Cool on wire rack.
   Cover; refrigerate. Garnish as desired.
   
   Makes 12 to 16 servings.
   
   Recipe By     : D Keith Higgs <dhiggs@magnus.  acs.
   ohio-state.  edu>
  
 
 
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