No-Bake Chocolate Turtle Cheesecake

Attention chocolate lovers. This chocolate cheesecake with nuts and caramel is so delectable, you will think you ended up in heaven.


9" prepared chocolate pie crust
Measuring cups & spoons


Caramels (7 oz), 1 pkg
Evaporated milk, 1/4 cup
Chopped pecans, divided, 1 cup
9" Chocolate pie crust, 1 ea
Cream cheese, softened (3 oz ea), 2 pkgs
Sour cream, 1/2 cup
Milk, 1 1/4 cup
Instant chocolate pudding mix (3.9 oz), 1 pkg
Fudge topping, 1/2 cup

Place caramels and evaporated milk in a heavy saucepan. Heat over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until smooth... about 5 minutes. Stir in 1/2 cup of chopped pecans. Pour over the pie crust.

Combine cream cheese, sour cream and milk in a blender. Process until smooth. Add pudding mix, process for about 30 seconds longer.

Pour cheese/pudding mixture over caramel layer, cover evenly. Chill, loosely covered until set... about 20-30 minutes.

Drizzle fudge topping over pudding layer in a decorative pattern. Sprinkle remaining pecans over top. Chill, loosely covered until time to serve.