Turtle Cheesecake

Turtle Cheesecake

Prep:
40 mins
Cooking:
70 mins
Level:
Intermediate
Cooling:
180 mins
Yields:
14 servings

A finalist in the Nestlé Toll House "Share the Very Best" recipe contest, this Turtle Cheesecake dessert was submitted by Audra Burtch of Chandler, Arizona. This family favorite is a marbled cheesecake topped with a decadent combination of pecans, chocolate morsels and caramel and chocolate syrups.

Ingredients

Directions

PREHEAT oven to 300° F. Grease 9-inch springform pan.

FOR CRUST:
COMBINE
crumbs and butter in medium bowl. Press onto bottom and 1 inch up side of prepared pan.

FOR FILLING:
BEAT
cream cheese and sweetened condensed milk in large mixer bowl until smooth. Add sugar, eggs, lime juice and vanilla extract; beat until combined.

MICROWAVE 1 1/2 cups morsels in medium, uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on HIGH (100%) power for 1 minute; STIR. The morsels may retain some of their shape. If necessary, microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, stirring just until morsels are melted. Stir 2 cups of cheesecake batter into melted morsels; mix well. Alternately spoon batters into crust, beginning and ending with yellow batter.

BAKE for 70 to 75 minutes or until edge is set and center moves slightly. Cool in pan on wire rack for 10 minutes; run knife around edge of cheesecake. Cool completely. Drizzle Nesquik and caramel syrup over cheesecake. Sprinkle with nuts and mini morsels. Refrigerate for several hours or overnight. Remove side of pan.

Baker's Comments

Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/14 servings of recipe
  • Calories 570
  • Calories from Fat 320

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 36g 55%
  • Saturated Fat 20g 99%
  • Cholesterol 120mg 40%
  • Sodium 300mg 12%
  • Carbohydrates 53g 18%
  • Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
  • Sugars 43g
  • Protein 10g
  • Vitamin A 20%
  • Vitamin C 2%
  • Calcium 15%
  • Iron 8%

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