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Oreo Cheesecake Bars

Simple cookies and cream cheesecake bars!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cheesecake, cheesecake bars, oreo cheesecake
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 24 bars
Calories 300kcal
Author Sam Merritt

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 40 Oreo cookies divided
  • 4 Tablespoons butter melted (55g)
  • ΒΌ teaspoon salt
  • 32 oz cream cheese softened to room temperature (910g)
  • 1 cup granulated sugar (200g)
  • 3/4 cup sour cream (180g)
  • 4 large eggs room temperature preferred
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325F (160C).  Line a 13x9 baking pan with foil and set aside.
  • To make the crust, place 25 of your Oreo cookies in a food processor and pulverize until they are fine crumbs.  Add butter and salt and pulverize again, until completely combined.
  • Pour cookie crumb mixture into prepared baking pan and use the back of a spoon to press the crumbs firmly into an even layer.  Set aside.
  • Break your remaining 15 Oreo cookies into pieces -- do not completely pulverize them but break them into fragments (to do this, I place the cookies in a large Ziploc bag and whack them a few times with a rolling pin).  Set aside.

Cheesecake Layer

  • In a stand mixer (or in a large bowl with a hand-mixer), cream together softened cream cheese and sugar, scraping down the sides with a spatula occasionally to ensure ingredients are mixed well.
  • Add sour cream and stir well, pausing once to scrape down the sides and bottom of the bowl.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating until just mixed after each addition (and scraping down the sides after each addition)
  • Stir in vanilla extract and then use a spatula to stir in cookie pieces.
  • Spread cheesecake batter evenly over prepared cookie crust. If desired, sprinkle a few additional Oreo pieces over the top of the cheesecake.
  • Bake on 325F (160C) for 40 minutes, or until center is set (center should bounce back if lightly touched).
  • Allow to cool to room temperature, and then place in refrigerator for at least 6 hours before cutting and serving.

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Nutrition

Serving: 1bar | Calories: 300kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 85mg | Sodium: 273mg | Potassium: 118mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 662IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 2mg