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                          TURTLE PECAN CHEESECAKE
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Desserts                         Cheesecakes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         -ROSE RAY  DSJN00A-
    8       oz           Chocolate cookies -- or
                         - vanilla wafers
      1/4   c            Butter -- melted
   20       oz           Cream cheese -- softened
    1       c            Sugar
    1 1/2   tb           Flour -- all purpose
      1/4   ts           Salt
    1       t            Vanilla extract
    3                    Eggs
    2       tb           Whipping cream
                         -----CARAMEL TOPPING-----
      1/2   pk           Caramels -- 14-oz package
      1/3   c            Whipping cream
                         -----CHOCOLATE TOPPING-----
    4       oz           German sweet chocolate
    1       t            Butter
    2       tb           Whipping cream
    1       c            Pecans -- toasted, chopped
 
      Preheat oven to 450~. Place cookies in resealable
   plastic bag. Squeeze out excess air; seal bag tightly.
   Roll over cookies with rolling pin until finely
   crushed. Combine cookie crumbs and butter in medium
   bowl; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan. Beat
   cream cheese in large bowl until creamy. Add sugar,
   flour, salt and vanilla; mix well. Add eggs, one at a
   time, beating well after each addition. Blend in
   cream. Pour over crust. Bake 10 minutes.
      Reduce oven temperature to 200~. Continue baking
   cheesecake 35-40 minutes or until set. Loosen cake
   from rim of pan; cool before removing rim of pan.
   Prepare Caramel Topping and Chocolate Topping. Drizzle
   over cheesecake. Refrigerate cheesecake. Sprinkle with
   pecans just before serving.
      Caramel Topping.  Combine ingredients in small
   saucepan; stir over low heat until smooth.
      Chocolate Topping.  Combine ingredients in small
   saucepan; stir over low heat until smooth.
   
      Decadent Cheesecakes from Cooking Class Magazine,
   March 1993.
  
 
 
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