- 6 Tbs. melted butter
- 5 oz. evaporated milk
- 2 8-oz. pkgs. softened cream cheese
- 1/2 c. sugar
- 1 tsp. vanilla
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 c. melted chocolate chips
- 1 lb. caramels
- 1 c. chopped pecans
- 2 c. vanilla wafer crumbs
Mix vanilla wafer crumbs with melted butter. Press into bottom of 9" spring form pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes. Melt caramels together with milk over low heat, stirring frequently until smooth. Pour the caramel mixture over the crust and top with the chopped pecans.
Blend sugar, vanilla and cream cheese at medium speed until fully blended. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing after each. Blend in chocolate, mix well, and pour over pecans.
Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes. Loosen rim of the spring form pan as soon as you remove cake from oven. Cool totally before removing rim from pan and chill thoroughly.