Karen’s Killer Fixin’s: Turtle Cheesecake Bars

Following_RecipeSMALLER   It’s time for Karen’s Killer Fixin’s! Over the years, I’ve filled two 4-inch, 3-ring binders with my own creations as well as recipes my family and friends were willing to share with me. I simply love to cook and want to share that love with my readers. So every Friday, I share one recipe I think you and your family might enjoy. It might be a main course recipe. A cookie or baked item. Candy. Salads. Whatever strikes my eye and fancywhich today is TURTLE CHEESECAKE BARS!

Christmas may be behind us but there are still reasons to celebrate the holidays with New Year’s parties to enjoy. This recipe is great for parties, easy to pull together, and yummy! Who can resist the unique flavor of Turtles and cheesecake?  It’s up to you whether you call it a cookie, a bar, or a pie!

I hope you enjoy today’s Killer Fixin’s. Happy eating!

Karen

P.S. We’re at 123 recipes and counting with this posting. Hope you find some recipes you like. If this is your first visit, please check out past blogs for more Killer Fixin’s. In the right hand column menu, you can even look up past recipes by type. i.e. Desserts, Breads, Beef, Chicken, Soups, Author Specials, etc.

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TURTLE CHEESECAKE BARS

[Makes 1 dozen bars]

1/3 cup caramel ice cream topping                             
¼ cup semisweet chocolate chips
¼ cup pecan pieces                                                    
1 frozen regular piecrust
1 pkg. (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened                        
1 egg
¼ cup sugar

In small bowl, combine caramel topping, chocolate chips and pecans.  Spread in bottom of frozen crust.  In small bowl, beat together cream cheese, egg and sugar until smooth.  Gently spread over caramel mixture.  Bake in preheated 400 degree oven on preheated baking sheet 25-30 minutes.  Cool completely.

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