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Chocolate Cookie Cheesecake

I used to think cheesecake sounded intimidating, but since I started making them I can’t stop! This simple but special cookie-topped version will make your family feel fussed over. —Rose Yoder, Middlebury, Indiana
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour + chilling
  • Makes
    12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups crushed cream-filled chocolate sandwich cookies (about 20 cookies)
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 3 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 large eggs, room temperature, lightly beaten
  • 15 coarsely chopped cream-filled chocolate sandwich cookies (about 2-1/4 cups), divided

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine crushed cookies and butter. Press onto the bottom and 1 in. up the sides of a greased 9-in. springform pan; set aside.
  • In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar until smooth. Beat in the sour cream, flour, vanilla and salt. Add eggs; beat on low speed just until combined. Fold in 3/4 cup chopped cookies. Pour into crust. Top with remaining chopped cookies.
  • Place on a baking sheet. Bake at 325° for 60-65 minutes or until center is almost set. Cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Carefully run a knife around the edge of pan to loosen; cool 1 hour longer. Refrigerate overnight. Remove sides of pan.
Nutrition Facts
1 slice: 505 calories, 33g fat (18g saturated fat), 134mg cholesterol, 425mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (30g sugars, 1g fiber), 8g protein.
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  • resalee
    May 14, 2020

    This was my first attempt at making a cheesecake in a springform pan. It was very easy and turned out delicious! Half of it was gone the first day by my quarantined family. It does take some time with all the baking, cooling and refrigerating so plan ahead but well worth it!

  • Shana
    Jun 3, 2019

    I made this for my fiancé’s birthday, after massively failing with another similar recipe. This recipe is easy to follow, no water bath required and HE LOVED IT! Thankyou!

  • lvarner
    Jan 15, 2017

    This cheesecake was delisious! It looked and tasted great. I would definitely make this recipe again.

  • rachocki4
    Jan 10, 2015

    One word AWESOME!

  • GRAND 7
    Aug 8, 2013

    I make two different cheesecakes for my family. This is one of the favs.

  • redmonc1
    Feb 20, 2013

    I made this for a retirement lunch. Their favorite cookie to snack on was Oreos. This was perfect! Everyone wanted the recipe. It was delicious! I will make again.

  • cookinNC
    Dec 26, 2012

    Delicious!! The combination of Oreos and cheesecake is wonderful and this is an easy cheesecake recipe to make.

  • VJ cooks
    Oct 23, 2012

    This is awesome!!!! I used halloween Oreos in the fall and Christmas ones around the holidays. they were festive and very yummy!

  • kathed5
    Apr 3, 2012

    Oreos and cheesecake, what a fantastic combination. This cheesecake was easy to make and absolutely delicious! I made it for my husbands co-workers.

  • jennbratton
    Dec 12, 2011

    I made this for my Home Group and it was devoured before I knew it. This will definitely be kept as a favorite recipe for gatherings.