"When baking, follow directions. When cooking, go by your own taste."--Laiko Bahrs

Turtle Cheesecake Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


This recipe for Turtle Cheesecake, by , is from The Hoemann Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Added: Sunday, December 14, 2008


2 cups chocolate wafer crumbs
1/4 cup sugar
1/3 cup butter, melted
3 (8oz) packages of cream cheese, softened
1 1/4 cups sugar
4 large eggs
1 (8ox) carton of sour cream
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1/4 cup butter
1 cup (6oz) semi-sweet chocolate morsels
1 (12oz) jar caramel topping
1 cup chopped pecans

Combine first three ingredients; stir well. Firmly press mixture in the bottom and 1 inch up the sides of a lightly greased 9 inch spring form pan. Bake at 325 for 10 minutes. Cool in pan on a wire rack.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition and scraping sides and bottom as needed. Pour batter into prepared crust.
Bake at 325 for 1 hour and 5 minutes. Turn oven off and partially open oven door; leave cake in over 1 hour. Cool completely on a wire rack; cover and chill at least 8 hours. Carefully remove sides of pan; transfer cheesecake to a serving plate.
Melt 1/4 cup butter in a small heavy saucepan; add chocolate morsels. Stir over low heat just until chocolate melts and mixture blends. Spread warm chocolate mixture over cheesecake; chill 15 minutes.
Combine caramel topping and pecans in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly, over medium heat; boil 2 minutes. Remove from heat and cool 5 minutes. Spread over chocolate; cool completely. Serve immediately or cover and chill. Let stand at room temperature at least 30 minutes before serving.




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!