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                        Chocolate Turtle Cheesecake
 
 Recipe By     : Robert Foster <robert.foster@nashville.com>
 Serving Size  : 10   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cheesecakes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2      c             Vanilla wafer crumbs
   14      oz            Caramels ( 1 bag)
    1      c             Chopped pecans  -- toasted
      1/2  c             Sugar
    2      ea            Large eggs
    6      tb            Margarine  -- melted
    5      oz            (1 cn) evaporated milk
   16      oz            Cream cheese  -- softened
    1      ts            Vanilla
      1/2  c             Semi-sweet chocolate chips  -- 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 caramels with milk over low heat,
    stirring frequently, until smooth.  Pour over crust.  Top with
    pecans. Combine cream cheese, sugar and vanilla, 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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