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looking for a recipe....

posted at 12/1/2010 2:09 PM EST
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my mom and i are looking for a recipe and im not for sure how to make it or if you cna find it... but its called a turtle pumpkin cheesecake.....does anyone have this recipe if you do you will save christmas... and me from trying diffrent ways of doing this and messing it up

Re: looking for a recipe....

posted at 12/1/2010 2:46 PM EST
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In Response to looking for a recipe....:
my mom and i are looking for a recipe and im not for sure how to make it or if you cna find it... but its called a turtle pumpkin cheesecake.....does anyone have this recipe if you do you will save christmas... and me from trying diffrent ways of doing this and messing it up
Posted by amber s


Amber:

Here's a Pumpkin Cheesecake with Pralines: http://www.verybestbaking.com/recipes/140531/Pumpkin-Praline-Cheesecake/detail.aspx  Hope this helps!

Re: looking for a recipe....

posted at 12/2/2010 10:36 AM EST
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My daughter in law made this one for Thanksgiving and it was OUT OF THIS WORLD GOOD!  Everyone should try this recipe.

Re: looking for a recipe....

posted at 12/2/2010 11:17 AM EST
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Turtle Pumpkin Cheesecake

Ingredients:
Crust

  • 1 1/2 cups thin chocolate wafer crumbs (about 30 cookies)
  • 1/4 cup butter or 1/4 cup margarine, melted

    Filling


    Topping

    • 1/2 cup pecans, toasted and chopped
    • 2 ounces bittersweet baking chocolate, coarsely chopped
    • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
    • 1 cup caramel topping

    Directions:

    Prep Time: 25 mins

    Total Time: 1/2 day

    1. Note: To toast pecans, sprinkle in ungreased heavy skillet.
    2. Cook over medium heat 5-7 minutes, stirring frequently until pecans begin to brown, then stirring constantly until light brown.
    3. For cheesecake, heat oven to 300 degrees F.
    4. Wrap foil around outside bottom and side of 9-inch springform pan to prevent drips.
    5. Spray bottom and 1 inch up side of pan with cooking spray.
    6. In small bowl, mix cookie crumbs and melted butter.
    7. Press crumb mixture on bottom and 1 inch up side of pan.
    8. Bake crust 8-10 minutes or until set.
    9. Cool at room temperature 5 minutes.
    10. Refrigerate about 5 minutes or until completely cooled.
    11. Meanwhile, in another small bowl, mix flour, pumpkin pie spice, and pumpkin; set aside.
    12. In large bowl, beat cream cheese with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth and creamy.
    13. Gradually beat in brown sugar, granulated sugar and eggs, one at a time, just until blended.
    14. Gradually beat in pumpkin mixture until smooth.
    15. Pour filling over crust.
    16. Bake 1 hour, 15 minutes to 1 hour 25 minutes or until edge of cheesecake is set but center still jiggles slightly when moved.
    17. Run knife around edge of pan to loosen cheesecake.
    18. Turn oven off, open oven door at least 4 inches.
    19. Let cheesecake remain in oven 30 minutes.
    20. Cool in pan on cooling rack 30 minutes.
    21. Refrigerate at least 6 hours or overnight before serving.
    22. Just before serving, sprinkle pecans over top of cheesecake.
    23. In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate and oil uncovered on high 1 minute to 1 minute, 30 seconds, stirring every 15 seconds, until melted.
    24. Drizzle chocolate over pecans.
    25. To serve, run knife around edge of pan to loosen cheesecake, carefully remove side of pan.
    26. Drizzle caramel topping over each serving.
    27. Store covered in refrigerator

Re: looking for a recipe....

posted at 1/15/2011 4:17 PM EST
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Ken I will have to try your recipe !

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