Turtle Toffee Cheesecake
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Recipe type: dessert
 
A delicious turtle cheesecake with homemade toffee
Ingredients
  • TOFFEE
  • 2½ c white sugar
  • 1 lb butter
  • ½ c water
  • ½ c light corn syrup
  • 12 oz chocolate chips (optional topping)
  • 2 c shopped pecans (optional topping)
  • CHEESECAKE
  • 2-pack of pre-made pie crusts
  • ½ c sugar
  • 2 8oz blocks of cream cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • ⅛c toffee
  • ⅛c chopped pecans
  • Jar of caramel sauce.
Instructions
  1. TOFFEE:
  2. Melt butter in large non-stick pot on med/med-high heat, but be careful not to burn it! Don't let it brown (keep stirring)!
  3. Add the sugar, water, and corn syrup and mix well.
  4. Bring to a rolling boil and keep stirring for about 15 more minutes until it turns light brown.
  5. Let it cook another couple of minutes, stirring constantly as it starts to pull away from the sides of the pan.
  6. Remove from heat and pour onto cookie sheet.
  7. Top with chocolate chips (they'll melt) and spread evenly. Sprinkle with pecans.
  8. Let cool completely (speed it up by putting it in the fridge or outside).
  9. Break into pieces.
  10. CHEESECAKE:
  11. Heat over to 300 degrees.
  12. If you'd like, add some of your toffee bits to the bottom of your pre-made pie crusts.
  13. Combine sugar and cream cheese in bowl and beat until creamy. Add eggs and beat.
  14. Pour over crust.
  15. Bake about 70 minutes or until edges are set and lightly browned. Center will move slightly. Sprinkle toffee and pecans on top and drizzle with caramel.
  16. Cool at least 1 hour at room temp on baking rack.
  17. Refrigerate (uncovered) 3-4 hours until chilled. (Then cover to keep in refrigerator)
  18. ENJOY!!!
Recipe by Baby Dickey | Chicago, IL Mom Blogger at https://babydickey.com/2014/12/13/turtle-toffee-cheesecake-recipe/