The caramel pecan turtle cheesecake is one of the menu items provided at the Cheesecake factory, that is a favorite amongst a lot of people. The unique name is originated from the appearance of this dessert that makes it seem to be covered by a firm shell. A perfect copycat recipe of this treat requires you to bake each of the layers separately to assure its quality.

The following caramel pecan turtle cheesecake recipe uses cheesecake, pecan brownies, creamy caramel fudge, and toppings of chocolate and caramel turtle pecans. The impeccably layered caramel pecan turtle cheesecake is going to make anyone spare some space on their plate and stomach.


For crust:

  • ½ cup all-purpose flours
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 ¼ cups sugar
  • ½ cup chopped pecans
  • ¾ cup cocoa powder
  • 10 tbs. butter
  • 1 tsp. vanilla

For filling:

  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 16 oz. or 2 cups cream cheese

For topping:

  • ½ cup chopped pecans
  • ½ cup chocolate syrup
  • 1 ¼ cups caramel syrup



  1. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  2. Melt the butter, and while waiting beat eggs and add vanilla.
  3. In another bowl, mix sugar, cocoa, and the melted butter, then add the egg whisk.
  4. Add pecans and flour then mix thoroughly.
  5. Lay the mixture in a round pan.
  6. Bake the crust mixture for about 15 minutes then let it cool down.


  1. Lower the temperature of the oven to 300°F.
  2. Lay the aluminum foil on top of the round pan before setting it aside.
  3. Mix sugar, sour cream, and cream cheese well.
  4. Smother the mixture on top of the brownie base.
  5. Using another bowl, mix ¼ cup of chocolate syrup and ¼ cup of caramel syrup.
  6. Smother the chocolate syrup and caramel syrup mixture on the filling
  7. Position the round pan within a larger pan, then fill the larger pan with warm water until it reaches half of the smaller pan’s side height.
  8. Bake it for 30-40 minutes.


  1. After the cheesecake is already baked, pour the remaining syrup and sprinkle pecans on top of it.
  2. Refrigerate the cake until it is ready to serve.

Despite being relatively simple, this dessert is extremely satisfying to taste, as it layers the caramel swirls, toasted pecans, and brownie crust. Finally, you can enjoy the taste of caramel pecan turtle cheesecake from the Cheesecake Factory by making it from the comfort of your kitchen.


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