The ultimate creamy, delicious cheesecake for all of you cheesecake lovers, this is for you. Oreo crust, creamy caramel filling then topped off with chocolate,pecans and caramel. This one you will want to make!!! Ingredients: 24 oreo cookies, finely crushed 6 tablespoons butter 1 package (14oz) caramels 1/2 cup milk 1 cup chopped pecans 3 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened 3/4 cup sugar 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 3 eggs 2 ounces semi-sweet baking chocolate
Heat oven to 325 degrees F.
Mix cookie crumbs and butter; press onto bottom and 2 inches up side of 9-inch springform pan.
Microwave caramels and milk in a microwaveable bowl on high for 3 minutes or until caramels are completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring after each minute. Stir in nuts; pour half into crust. Refrigerate 10 minutes. Refrigerate remaining caramel mixture for later use.
Beat cream cheese, sugar and vanilla with mixer until blended. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended. Pour over caramel layer in crust.
Bake 1 hour 5 minutes to 1 hour 10 minutes or until center is almost set. Run knife around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim. Refrigerate 4 hours.
Microwave reserved caramel mixture 1 minute; stir. Pour over cheesecake. Melt chocolate; drizzle over cheesecake.
HINT * Be sure to put a cookie sheet under the springform pan to catch any caramel from dripping out of the pan onto the oven.