Oreo Chip Cheesecake

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In the mood for something decadent?  Oreo Chip Cheesecake might be just the thing for you!  I recently whipped up my own version of this delight and it was a success!

This past week was filled with beautifully sunny, blue skies and strong winds.  It was awesome!  I spent about 2 hours in the backyard each evening after work just enjoying the weather.  I also found time to plant my very first garden!  It is a small, modest garden, but it is allllllll mine!  🙂  I planted yellow and red bell peppers, cilantro, and some jalapenos!  I might add some more veggies within the next month but for now, I’m keeping it simple.  For now, I’m using round planters, but within the next month I should have a nice big off the ground elevated planter. 🙂  Anyone else starting their first garden this year?  Good luck to all other gardeners out there, new and experienced!

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Waddles running past the bell peppers. Hopefully he won’t eat them! lol

Anyways, here’s the recipe for some sinfully delicious Oreo Chip Cheesecake!

OREO CHIP CHEESECAKE

Ingredients:

  • 3 pk. of 8 oz. Philadelphia Cream Cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup of sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 tbsp butter, melted
  • 18 Oreo cookies, chopped for crust
  • 9 Oreo cookies chopped for filling
  • 2 tbsp mini chocolate chips
  • Whipped Cream, optional

*I used Double Stuffed Oreo Cookies but you could use regular.

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350*F.  Lightly spray a 9 inch springform pan with cooking spray.

Using a food processor or bag/rolling pin, crush 18 Oreo cookies.  In a bowl mix the crushed Oreo cookies with melted butter.  Put crust batter into the bottom the springform pan.

Crush another 9 Oreo cookies, set aside for filling.

In a large mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla until fully combined.  Mix in 1 egg at a time.  Add in 2 tbsp chocolate chips.

Spoon in cream cheese mixture into the pan and use a spatula to smooth the top.

Bake for approx. 45 minutes or until the middle is set.

Let cheesecake cool, then refrigerate for a few hours or overnight.

Slice and add cool whip/chocolate chips!  Enjoy!

*If you have extra Oreo cookies you could crumble them on top! 🙂

http://www.redbirdrecipes.com

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