Mint OREO Cheesecake

29  Ratings
  • 10 min prep
  • 5 hr total
  • Makes 16 servings.

Add a touch of Irish to this classic cheesecake.

Mint OREO Cheesecake Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 cups Oreo Baking Crumbs
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 4 pkg. (250 g each) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 to 4 drops green food colouring
  • 1 tsp. mint extract
  • 4 eggs
  • 16 Oreo Double Delight Mint'n Creme Cookies, cut into quarters, divided
  • 3 oz. semi-sweet baking chocolate, melted

Instructions

  • Preheat  oven to 350°F. Mix crumbs and butter; press firmly onto bottom of 13x9-inch baking pan.
  • Beat  cream cheese and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Gradually add food colouring until cream cheese mixture is of desired colour. Blend in mint extract. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating on low speed after each addition just until blended. Pour half of the batter over crust. Remove 16 of the cookie quarters; set aside for garnish. Spread remaining cookie quarters evenly over batter in pan; cover with the remaining batter.
  • Bake  40 to 50 min. or until centre is almost set. Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight. Cut into 16 slices to serve. Top each slice with 1 of the reserved cookie quarters. Drizzle with melted chocolate just before serving. Store leftover cheesecake in refrigerator.

Recipe Tips

How To Melt and Drizzle ChocolatePlace chopped chocolate in resealable plastic bag; seal bag. Place bag in bowl of hot water. Let stand 5 min. Squeeze chocolate in bag until chocolate is completely melted. Cut off small corner from 1 of the bottom corners of bag; drizzle chocolate over cheesecake.

Size It UpThis delicious recipe is indulgent so be mindful of serving size.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 16 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 465 
  • Total fat 32.7 g
  • Sodium 514 mg
  • Carbohydrate 38 g
  • Dietary fibre 0.6 g
  • Protein 5.8 g
  • Vitamin A 19 %DV
  • Vitamin C 0 %DV
  • Calcium 15 %DV
  • Iron 13 %DV

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