Turtle cheesecake

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This recipe is original and enticing, excellent choice for raising your reputation as a pastry chef or host of unforgettable evenings... Although you may seem complicated, the turtle cheesecake or tiramisu turtle is very easy to make and has a sweet touch of a simple baked cheesecake.
All invited to your celebration, birthday or simple snack, remember the incredibly tempting and delicious absolutely was your turtle cheesecake: remember that creamy and smooth cheesecake baked, chocolate Oreo biscuit base, the coat of candy home-made delicious, decorative lines of dark chocolate, sauce and nuts... and even more candy.
Seriously, who could resist this? Who could forget this incredible dessert?
The only problem with this turtle cheesecake that is that your friends and family always will ask you to do this dish always.
If you are looking for cheesecake recipes different, takes note of a recipe Star: the turtle cheesecake. 

It is not a turtle!

But let's clarify: the turtle cheesecake is not a cake child in the form of a friendly turtle, no.
The turtle cheesecake starts with an Oreo Cookie that is covered in caramel sauce crust and then a creamy cheese cake layer. Once cooled, it is sprinkled with nuts roasted and drizzled caramel and chocolate over the top with interlaced lines.
Top coating sprayed in the form of interlaced lines, is precisely what makes this cake looks like the shell of a turtle and hence its name.

With caramel, chocolate and Walnut Pecan turtle cheesecake

For 16-24 servings


  • 12 chocolate, about 1 cup finely Crushed Oreo cookies
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter
  • 3 packages of cream cheese
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 cup of dark chocolate or chocolate chips semi sweet melted
  • ¼ Cup walnuts chopped, toasted if desired

For the caramel sauce

  • 1 cup sugar
  • ¼ of water
  • ½ cup butter
  • ½ Cup milk cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • A pinch of salt


Preheat oven to 160 degrees Celsius.
Prepare the base
Crush Oreo cookies in a bag. You can use a rolling pin or a mallet and mortar to crush them. Alternatively you can quickly grind them in a food processor. It should be like a fine flour. Combine crushed Oreos with melted butter and press mixture into the bottom of a round springform.
tortitas oreo
We make candy with ingredients (water, sugar, vanilla, butter, milk and salt) in a saucepan, bring to a boil over high heat, lower the heat and leave to boil a few minutes, always stirring constantly. When a dark, sticky mixture is, we withdrew into a bowl and set aside.
Pour 1/2 cup caramel over this mold sauce and spread lightly with a spatula to create a crust. Cooled in the fridge this crust for 10 minutes.
Prepare the cream
Beat cream cheese, sugar and vanilla until smooth. Add the eggs, one each time, beating at low speed until blended.
Pour this mixture over the crust has cooled in the fridge.
Place the mould on a large tray to bake before placing it in the oven. If you put in the oven butter paper tray, clean then it will be easier. Candy in crust will drip through the tray.
Baking 65 to 70 minutes, until the Center is almost sign.
It passes a knife around the edges of the mould while it is still hot. Cool to room temperature and then put in the refrigerator 4 hours or overnight before removing from pan it.
Once removed cheesecake turtle of the mould, sprinkle walnuts on top of the cake of cheese, then sprinkle with remaining candy and melted chocolate, making fine perpendicular lines across the top cake, to grid mode.
Again put the turtle cheesecake in the refrigerator until serving time.
Bon Appetit!
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