*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                     CHOCOLATE CARAMEL PECAN CHEESECAKE
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cakes                            Cheese
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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                         -----BASE-----
    2       c            Vanilla wafer crumbs
    6       T            Margarine, melted
                         -----BODY-----
    1       ea           14-ounce bag caramels
    1       cn           5-ounce evaporated milk
    1       c            Chopped pecans, toasted
    2       pk           8-ounce cream cheese, soften
      1/2   c            Sugar
    1       t            Vanilla
    2       ea           Eggs
      1/2   c            Semi-sweet chocolate pieces,
 
    BASE: Combine crumbs and margarine; press onto bottom of 9-inch
   springform pan.  Bake at 350, 10 minutes.
    BODY: 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, 40 minutes.  Loosen cake from rim of pan; cool
   before removing rim of pan.  Chill. Garnish with whipped cream and
   additional finely chopped pecans, if desired.
  
 
 
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