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       Title: CHOCOLATE TURTLE CHEESECAKE
  Categories: Cakes, Desserts
       Yield: 10 servings
  
       2 c  Vanilla Wafer Crumbs               16 oz Cream Cheese, Softened
       6 T  Margarine, Melted                 1/2 c  Sugar
      14 oz Carmels ( 1 bag)                    1 t  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.
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   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.
  
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