Suzettes Ultimate Turtle Cheesecake

Suzettes Ultimate Turtle Cheesecake


  • 1-3/4 cup (1-1/2 pkgs) Chocolate Graham Crackers (crushed)
  • 1/3 cup Margarine (melted)
  • 3-8 oz pkgs Cream Cheese
  • 1 can Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 3 Eggs
  • 3 Tbls Lemon Juice
  • 1 Tbl Vanilla
  • 3/4 cup Chocolate Chips
  • 1/4 C. mini chocolate chips
  • 1/2 C. caramel ice cream topping
  • 1/2 C. hot fudge ice cream topping
  • 1/4 C. chopped pecans


  1. Mix graham cracker crumbs and butter in bowl with fork & press into bottom & 1-1/2 inches up sides of spring form pan. (13 x 9 can be used in a pinch). (We used regular graham crackers because we had a bunch on hand)
  2. Beat Cream cheese and condensed milk together until creamy.
  3. Add remaining filling ingredients until well combined.
  4. Remove 1 cup of filling and set aside. Melt chocolate chips about 1 minute, (just until melted) and mix completely into the 1-cup reserved filling.
  5. Pour 1/2 of the white filling into crust, then the chocolate filling, then the last 1/2 of the white. Take knife and gently swirl colors.
  6. Bake at 300 for 1 hour and 15-30 mins-until light golden on top and edges are set and middle moves slightly. Cool completely & Chill. **(I place a pie pan full of water on the lower rack during cooking time for moisture. Also, I turn oven off and leave cake in oven to cool for 1-2 hours before removing from oven)
  7. Remove outer ring just before topping and serving
  8. Top outer edge and center with 1/4 cup mini choco. Chips & 1/4 cup Pecans (chopped). Drizzle melted chocolate chips and caramel topping all over top and drip down sides.

Recipe and Photo: Gourmet Mom-on-the-Go / CC BY


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