*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                        Chocolate Turtle Cheesecake
 
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 Serving Size  : 10   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cakes                            Desserts
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2      Cups          Vanilla Wafer Crumbs
    6      Tablespoons   Margarine, Melted
   14      Ounces        Caramels ( 1 bag)
    5      Ounces        (1 cn) Evaporated Milk
    1      Cup           Chopped Pecans, Toasted
   16      Ounces        Cream Cheese, Softened
      1/2  Cup           Sugar
    1      Teaspoon      Vanilla
    2      Each          Large Eggs
      1/2  Cup           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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