*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                        Chocolate Caramel Cheesecake
 
 Recipe By     : Tracy Wisniewski <tww@quartet.mt.att.com>
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Desserts
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         -----Crust-----
    1 1/4  Cups          Graham Cracker Crumbs
      1/4  Cup           Melted Butter
                         -----Filling-----
    1      Package       Caramels -- (14 oz. size)
    5      Ounces        Evaporated Milk
    1      Cup           Peanuts -- chopped
   16      Ounces        Cream Cheese
      1/2  Cup           Sugar
    2                    Eggs
    1      Teaspoon      Vanilla
      3/4  Cup           Semisweet Chocolate -- melted
 
 Graham Cracker Crust
 
 Combine graham cracker crumbs and melted butter. Press crumb
 mixture evenly on bottom and 1 inch up sides of a 9-inch
 springform pan. Bake at 350 for 6 to 8 minutes. Cool Combine caramels
 and milk in heavy saucepan. Cook over low
 heat until melted, stirring often. Pour over graham cracker crust.
 Sprinkle pecans evenly over caramel layer and set aside.
 
 Beat cream cheese at high speed with electric mixer until light and
 fluffy. Gradually add sugar, mixing well. Add eggs one at a time,
 beating well after each addition. Stir in vanilla and melted chocolate,
 beat until blended. Pour over pecan layer.
 
 Bake at 350 for 30 mins. Remove from oven and run knife around
 edge of pan to release sides. Let cool to room temperature.
 
 Cover and chill 8 hours.
 
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