PHILLY Chocolate Turtles® Cheesecake


This heavenly cheesecake is layered with caramel and chocolate and served up in a toasted pecan crust.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
55 mins
Additional Time:
4 hrs
Total Time:
5 hrs 10 mins
16 servings


  • 1 ¼ cups finely chopped toasted pecans

  • 2 tablespoons non-hydrogenated margarine, melted

  • 2 tablespoons sugar

  • 32 KRAFT Caramels, chopped

  • 3 tablespoons milk

  • 3 (250 g) packages PHILADELPHIA Brick Cream Cheese, softened

  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • 3 eggs

  • 1 (8 ounce) package BAKERS Semi-Sweet Chocolate, melted, cooled slightly

  • ½ cup pecan halves, toasted


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Cover bottom of 9 inch springform pan with parchment paper. Combine chopped pecans, margarine and 2 tablespoon sugar; press onto bottom of pan. Microwave caramels and milk in microwaveable bowl on MEDIUM 4 to 5 minutes or until caramels are completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring every 2 minutes. Spread over crust to within 1 inch of edge; cool.

  2. Beat cream cheese and remaining sugar with mixer until blended. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended. Stir in chocolate; pour over caramel layer.

  3. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until centre is almost set. Run knife or metal spatula around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim. Refrigerate 4 hours. Sprinkle with pecans halves just before serving.


TURTLES® is a registered trademark of DeMet's Candy Company.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

433 Calories
31g Fat
37g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 433
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 31g 40%
Saturated Fat 12g 59%
Cholesterol 89mg 30%
Sodium 263mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 13%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 30g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 50mg 4%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 119mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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