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Oreo Cheesecake – Sugar Spun Run


My Oreo Cheesecake makes use of NO fussy water bathtub and yields easy, creamy, crack-free outcomes! It’s easy to make with a straightforward Oreo crust and topped off with chocolate ganache and selfmade whipped cream. Recipe features a how-to video!

whole cheesecake with an oreo crust, chocolate ganache top, and ring of whipped cream topped with crushed oreos

Oreo Cheesecake (With out the Water Bathtub)

For those who’re a fan of my cheesecake brownies or Oreo cake, you’re going to like this Oreo cheesecake! It’s creamy, chocolatey, and completely decadent. I take advantage of Oreos in each the crust and the batter, and though it’s non-obligatory, I extremely advocate including the chocolate ganache and selfmade whipped cream topping.

This really isn’t a brand new recipe, however I’m making just a few slight modifications to the unique. We’re utilizing a thinner ganache layer to essentially let the basic cheesecake taste shine, and we’re baking it at a decrease temperature. I’m additionally utilizing extra Oreos within the crust to assist encourage it to go even increased up the perimeters of the pan (this helps stop cracks!).

Talking of the crust, I initially beneficial pulverizing the cookies entire; nonetheless, the oil within the cream filling would usually seep out by way of the springform pan and make a multitude within the oven. To treatment this, I now advocate discarding the cream earlier than pulverizing the cookies into crumbs (we’ll depart the cookies entire within the batter although!).

Oh, and there’s additionally lastly a video to go along with this recipe now–hold scrolling to look at 😊

What You Want

overhead view of ingredients including oreos, cream cheese, eggs, and more

For finest outcomes and an Oreo cheesecake that’s not more likely to crack, I like to recommend utilizing all room-temperature substances:

  • Cream cheese. I solely advocate utilizing the brick-style, full-fat cream cheese. Tub-style cream cheese won’t arrange correctly!
  • Bitter cream. Don’t skip the bitter cream! I’ve talked about this earlier than in my no-bake cheesecake recipe — bitter cream is what makes a cheesecake actually style like a cheesecake. This key ingredient provides your dessert that crucial depth of taste.
  • Eggs. Frivolously beat your eggs earlier than including them to your cheesecake. As soon as they’re within the batter, be mild; overbeating your cheesecake, and notably the eggs, may cause issues.
  • Oreos. The star of the present! You should use common or “double stuf” Oreos. We’ll be eradicating the cream facilities for the crust, however you possibly can depart them in while you add the cookies to the batter.

Bear in mind, that is simply an outline of the substances I used and why. For the total recipe please scroll right down to the underside of the submit!

SAM’S TIP: Make sure that to press your crust excessive up the aspect of the springform pan; ideally it ought to be increased than the cheesecake batter. This can assist hold your Oreo cheesecake from cracking (the cheesecake shrinks because it cools, and if the crust is excessive sufficient, it can shrink with the cheesecake and forestall cracks). I found this tip when making my lemon cheesecake and it’s a complete game-changer!

Tips on how to Make Oreo Cheesecake

collage of four photos showing oreos being pulverized in a food processor and pressed into a springform pan
  1. Discard the filling from 35 Oreos and place the cookies within the basin of a meals processor.
  2. Pulse till the cookies have became high quality crumbs, then pour into a big bowl.
  3. Pour melted butter over the crumbs and toss to mix.
  4. Press the crumbs into the underside and excessive up the perimeters of a 9-inch springform pan.
collage of four photos showing cheesecake batter being prepared with crushed oreos and poured into an oreo crust
  1. Cream collectively the cream cheese and sugar till easy, then stir within the bitter cream and vanilla.
  2. Add the eggs one by one, stirring till simply mixed after every addition.
  3. Fold in damaged Oreo items.
  4. Pour your batter into your ready pan and place on a foil lined baking sheet. Bake for 45-55 minutes, then take away from the oven and use a pointy knife to softly loosen any filling that’s touching the pan.

SAM’S TIP: Whereas it’s essential to make sure the substances are completely mixed and batter is easy, don’t over-beat the batter at any level when getting ready it. Over-beating could make your Oreo cheesecake rise an excessive amount of within the oven and might in the end negatively have an effect on the feel. 

collage of four photos showing ganache being prepared and poured over a cheesecake and whipped cream swirls being piped on top
  1. Let the cheesecake cool for about an hour at room temperature, then switch to the fridge to relax for no less than 6 hours, ideally in a single day.
  2. Warmth the cream over medium warmth till simmering, then pour over your chocolate chips, cowl, and let sit for five minutes.
  3. Whisk till easy, then drizzle the ganache over the chilled cheesecake and place within the fridge to relax for about 20 minutes.
  4. Pipe whipped cream excessive, slice, and serve.
slice of cheesecake with an oreo crust, crushed oreos in the batter, chocolate ganache top, and whipped cream

SAM’S TIP: In case your Oreo cheesecake comes out of the oven and a number of the batter is cooked to the aspect of the springform pan, instantly use a pointy knife to softly loosen the cheesecake from the pan so it may well shrink naturally because it cools. Not loosening may trigger pressure and trigger the cheesecake to crack.

Incessantly Requested Questions

Do I would like to make use of a water bathtub?

No, a water bathtub will not be essential! For those who observe my steps you must have a easy, crack-free Oreo cheesecake.

Why did my Oreo cheesecake crack?

There are a number of causes this will occur, together with not urgent the crust excessive sufficient, utilizing chilly substances, overbeating the batter, opening the oven incessantly whereas baking, overbaking, neglecting to free the crust, or cooling too shortly. I evaluate this intimately in my cheesecake submit, so undoubtedly click on over there should you’re new to baking cheesecakes or having hassle. In the end although, if you find yourself with cracks don’t panic! We’ll be masking our Oreo cheesecake in chocolate ganache, so any cracks shall be our little secret 😊

How do you make mini Oreo cheesecakes?

To make mini Oreo cheesecakes, merely observe this recipe and use the baking directions for my mini cheesecakes (you’ll get 24 mini cheesecakes quite than the 12 listed in that recipe).

Do I have to pre-bake my crust?

No! My Oreo crust works simply high quality with baking the crust similtaneously the cheesecake–no have to pre-bake it individually.

forkful missing from a slice of cheesecake with an oreo crust, crushed oreos in the batter, chocolate ganache top, and whipped cream

Keep tuned for a NEW cheesecake recipe coming subsequent week 💙

Get pleasure from!

Let’s bake collectively! I’ll be strolling you thru all of the steps in my written recipe and video under! For those who do that recipe, remember to tag me on Instagram, and you can too discover me on YouTube and Fb

slice of oreo cheesecake topped with chocolate ganache and whipped cream

Oreo Cheesecake

My Oreo cheesecake makes use of NO water bathtub with stunning outcomes! It is easy to make with a straightforward Oreo crust and topped off with chocolate ganache and selfmade whipped cream. Recipe features a how-to video!


Course: Dessert

Delicacies: American

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Cook dinner Time: 55 minutes

Chilling Time: 6 hours

Whole Time: 7 hours 20 minutes

Servings: 12 servings

Energy: 723kcal

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Oreo Crust

  • Preheat oven to 325F (160C).

  • Twist aside the 35 Oreo cookies, use a butter knife to scrape out the filling (discard the filling) and toss cookies into the basin of a meals processor.

  • Pulse till cookies are floor into high quality crumbs.

  • Mix cookie crumbs and melted butter in a big bowl and toss collectively till all crumbs are moistened. Press crumbs evenly into the underside and up the perimeters of 9” springform pan (go as excessive up the pan as you possibly can, this may assist stop cracks!). I like to make use of a glass to assist with this. Put aside when you put together cheesecake filling (you do not want to bake the crust by itself).

Oreo Cheesecake Filling

  • Place 15 Oreo cookies in a big Ziploc bag and use a rolling pin to smack them repeatedly till cookies are damaged up into coarse items (don’t break too small or grind too high quality you need substantial cookie items in your cheesecake!). Put aside.

  • In a big mixing bowl or the bowl of a stand mixer, mix cream cheese and sugar. Use an electrical mixer (or stand mixer) to beat on medium-low velocity till cream cheese and sugar are fully mixed and no lumps stay (scrape sides and backside of the bowl to make sure no lumps).

  • With mixer on low-speed, stir in bitter cream and vanilla extract till fully mixed and batter is easy.

  • Add eggs one by one, stirring till just-combined after every addition (eggs ought to be nicely mixed, however don’t overbeat or the feel of the cheesecake may very well be affected). Scrape sides and backside of bowl to make sure all substances are nicely integrated.

  • Use a spatula to fold in Oreo items.

  • Pour batter into ready springform pan and use a spatula to easy the floor.

  • Place cheesecake on a foil lined baking sheet and switch to the middle rack of 326F (160C) oven and bake for 45-55 minutes. Heart ought to be set however spring again evenly to the contact and if jostled the middle will barely jiggle like set jello however shouldn’t be liquidy. The very edges of the cheesecake could also be turning a really faint brown or very barely cracking when the cheesecake is completed.

  • Take away cheesecake from oven and if any of the cheesecake filling is touching the springform pan and isn’t enclosed by the crust, use a pointy knife to softly loosen it (this may stop cracks because the cheesecake settles). Enable cheesecake to chill for about an hour at room temperature, then switch to fridge to relax for no less than 6 hours, ideally in a single day.

Chocolate Ganache

  • As soon as cheesecake is ready, put together ganache. Place chocolate in a heatproof bowl and put aside.

  • Pour cream right into a small saucepan and warmth over medium warmth till it simply begins to simmer. Instantly drizzle over chocolate, cowl bowl with foil, and let sit for five minutes. After 5 minutes, gently stir with a whisk till chocolate is totally melted and ganache is easy.

  • Drizzle ganache evenly over cheesecake.

  • Return cheesecake to fridge and permit ganache to set earlier than slicing and serving (about 20 minutes). If desired, pipe half a batch of selfmade whipped cream over prime of agency ganache cheesecake earlier than serving (I piped the whipped cream on prime of my cheesecake utilizing an Ateco 848 tip).



Retailer within the fridge for as much as 5 days. Cheesecake can also be tightly wrapped and frozen for a number of months.


Serving: 1serving | Energy: 723kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 10g | Fats: 51g | Saturated Fats: 27g | Polyunsaturated Fats: 4g | Monounsaturated Fats: 15g | Trans Fats: 1g | Ldl cholesterol: 163mg | Sodium: 461mg | Potassium: 287mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 44g | Vitamin A: 1477IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 116mg | Iron: 7mg

Dietary info is predicated on third-party calculations and ought to be thought-about an estimate solely. Precise dietary content material will range primarily based upon manufacturers used, measuring strategies, cooking methodology, portion sizes, and extra.




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