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Mini Oreo Cheesecakes

These Mini Oreo Cheesecakes are a cheesecake and cookie lovers dream!  They have a buttery Oreo cookie crust,  a creamy oreo cheesecake filling, and finished with a chocolate ganache topped with (you guessed it) crushed oreo cookies. 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Mini Oreo Cheesecakes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Cooling Time 2 hours
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12
Author Amanda Rettke

Ingredients

CHEESECAKE

  • 12 Oreos
  • 12  ounces  cream cheese, softened to room temperature
  • 1/4  cup  sour cream
  • 1/3  cup  granulated sugar
  • teaspoon  vanilla extract
  • large egg,  room temperature
  • Oreos,  crushed

GANACHE

  • 3 ounces milk chocolate chips
  • 1 ounce heavy cream

TOPPING

  • 3 Oreos, crushed

Instructions

CHEESECAKES

  1. Preheat the oven to 325 °F
  2. Line a 12-hole muffin pan with cupcake liners and add one Oreo to the bottom of each.
  3. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese until light and fluffy.
  4. Add in the sour cream, sugar, vanilla, and egg. Stir to combine.
  5. Gently fold in the crushed Oreos.
  6. Divide the mixture evenly between the 12 cavities and bake for 15 minutes, or until the top of the cheesecakes are set.
  7. Remove from oven and allow to cool to room temperature (about 1 hour).
  8. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until completely cool, about 2 - 4 hours.

GANACHE

  1. Bring heavy cream to a boil and remove from heat.
  2. With chocolate chips in a heat safe bowl, pour cream over chips and slowly stir until all chips are melted.
  3. Pour over the chilled cheesecakes and sprinkle with crushed Oreos.

  4. Chill for at least an hour prior to serving.

Recipe Notes

The ganache recipe makes JUST enough to top 12 oreo cheesecakes. If you want more, feel free to double the recipe!