Indulge in the rich and creamy goodness of our Turtle Cheesecake Recipe. This decadent dessert combines the flavors of chocolate, caramel, and pecans in every bite, making it a crowd-pleaser at any gathering.

Preparation time: 30 minutes | Cooking Time: 1 hour | Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes | Serves: 8


  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 24 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup caramel sauce


  1. Preheat the oven to 325°F and grease a 9-inch springform pan.
  2. Mix graham cracker crumbs, sugar, and melted butter in a bowl. Press into the bottom of the prepared pan to form the crust.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Add eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition. Stir in vanilla extract.
  4. Pour half of the cream cheese mixture over the crust. Sprinkle with chopped pecans and chocolate chips. Drizzle half of the caramel sauce over the top.
  5. Top with the remaining cream cheese mixture. Bake for 1 hour or until the center is set.
  6. Let the cheesecake cool completely, then refrigerate for at least 4 hours before serving. Drizzle with the remaining caramel sauce before serving.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 520 || Total Fat: 34g || Saturated Fat: 18g || Cholesterol: 150mg || Sodium: 390mg || Carbohydrates: 45g || Fiber: 1g || Sugars: 35g || Protein: 9g

What I Love About This Recipe?

  1. The combination of chocolate, caramel, and pecans creates a delightful flavor profile.
  2. The creamy texture of the cheesecake is indulgent and satisfying.
  3. It’s a show-stopping dessert that will impress your guests.
  4. The balance of sweet and savory in this recipe is perfect.
  5. It’s a versatile recipe that can be customized with additional toppings or flavors.

What To Avoid While Making this Recipe?

  1. Avoid overmixing the cream cheese mixture, as this can lead to a dense cheesecake.
  2. Make sure to let the cheesecake cool completely before refrigerating to prevent condensation on the surface.
  3. Be careful not to overbake the cheesecake, as it can result in a dry texture.
  4. Ensure all ingredients are at room temperature to prevent lumps in the batter.
  5. Don’t skip the chilling time, as it allows the flavors to meld together for the best taste.

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