Turtle Cheesecake Squares

Turtle Cheesecake Squares

Blogger Sarah W. Caron from Sarah's Cucina Bella shares a recipe for cheesecake. Cheesecake can be intense to make, but these Turtle Cheesecake Squares make the whole thing a breeze.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

3:05

Hrs:Mins

Makes

12

servings

1
cup crushed Cocoa Puffs® brownie crunch cereal
1/4
cup unsalted butter, melted
2
packages (8 oz each) 1/3-less-fat cream cheese (Neufchâtel), softened
1/2
cup sugar
2
eggs
1
teaspoon vanilla
1/4
teaspoon salt
Caramel sauce
Glazed pecans
Dark chocolate chips
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. In medium bowl, stir together crushed cereal and melted butter until cereal is moistened. Press in bottom of ungreased 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish. Set aside.
  2. In large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until combined. Add eggs, vanilla and salt; beat until smooth. Pour over crust in baking dish; spread with rubber spatula.
  3. Bake 40 to 50 minutes or until center rises and does not jiggle when touched. Remove from oven; cool completely, about 1 hour. Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving.
  4. To serve, cut dessert into 4 rows by 3 rows. Place servings on dessert plates; garnish each with a drizzle of caramel sauce, some glazed pecans and dark chocolate chips. Store in refrigerator.
Makes 12 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
If the center of the cheesecake looks moist, allow it to bake for a few more minutes. It will rise once it’s cooked through.
Don’t worry if the cheesecake deflates on standing. It’s supposed to!

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
        Exchanges: Free*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.