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This recipe is classed as easy

Rating 3.24 / 5 (93 votes)

Prep time:
30 min
Cook time:
2 hrs, plus 1 hour cooling

Oreo cheesecake is baked with a crunchy Oreo base and creamy Oreo topping


1. For the base: Preheat the oven to 170C/150C fan/gas 3.

2. Put the Oreos into a plastic freezer bag and bash with a rolling pin until they resemble breadcrumbs. Tip the bashed cookies into a bowl. Stir in the melted butter and then press the mixture down firmly into a 20cm springform cake tin.

3. Bake for 15 minutes just to harden the crumbs slightly and then leave to cool.

4. For the topping: Beat the cream cheese, vanilla extract, sugar and egg yolks together in a bowl, set the egg whites aside. Add the soured cream and beat again. Crumble in the Oreo cookies and stir to combine. Set aside.

5. In a separate bowl, whisk the egg whites until they form soft peaks when the whisk is removed from the bowl.

6. Fold the egg whites into the cheese mixture with a large metal spoon, taking care not to knock out the air from the egg whites.

7. Pour the mixture over the cooled base and then bake for 1 hour or until firm but spongy to the touch. Don’t be tempted to open the oven door, this may cause the cheesecake to cave in.

8. Once the cake is golden-brown, turn off the oven. Open the oven door and leave the cake to sit in the oven for a further hour. Remove from the oven and cool completely for 2-3hrs before serving.

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For the base

  • 250 g Oreo cookies
  • 50 g unsalted butter, melted

For the topping

  • 500 g cream cheese
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 100 g caster sugar
  • 4 large eggs, seperated
  • 200 g soured cream
  • 200 g Oreo cookies

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*Please note* The recipe has been updated since testing and reshooting the image for a photoshoot.

Becs Good Food Becs Good Food  Posted 13 Mar 2014 11:13 AM

This was actually very sickening I was very disappointed with it thought it was going to be much nicer but did like the oreo base Smile

melissaD20760 melissaD20760  Posted 27 Apr 2012 6:29 PM

Not impressed. Really does have the consistency of a fluffy cake....which is gross in terms of a cheesecake. Im forcing my way through purely because i can't bring myself to throw away so much food. Perhaps would have been tastier without the egg whites added. The oreo base is nice....it tastes like oreos :-/

BethW68537 BethW68537  Posted 23 Nov 2011 8:26 AM

followed the recipe also... not very nice its really confused as to weather its a cake or cheesecake yet looks like an omlette. doesnt taste great either. wont try this one again : (

Bobbi1354 Bobbi1354 Posted 18 Jul 2010 9:57 PM

A bit wierd

DarrenH86539 DarrenH86539 Posted 15 Apr 2010 2:37 PM

Made this cheesecake last Sunday, followed the receipe to the letter, not impressed, it didn't taste or look like a cheesecake more like a cake or sorts. Not nice at all.

Shazjjz Shazjjz Posted 30 Mar 2010 6:37 PM

Tried this today & i'm disapointed. The base tasted very bitter!

KellyH28187 KellyH28187 Posted 21 Jan 2010 9:10 PM

I made this for family and friends , they liked , sadly I was not too keen. Just not sure about the texture

pink butterfly pink butterfly Posted 20 Nov 2009 8:09 PM


EllenH56742 EllenH56742 Posted 03 Oct 2009 11:50 AM

please can you make one up for toffee cheesecake(the sprinkles on the top )your recipe was good but complicated

Anonymous Anonymous Posted 24 Jun 2009 4:21 PM

Looking forward to trying this at the weekend. Is it a cheesecake though. Commets on TV said it was almost cake like. I guess 105 mins in the oven will do that. And give it that dark brown top. that didn't look the best IMHO.

droach75 droach75 Posted 11 Jun 2009 11:37 AM


droach75 droach75 Posted 11 Jun 2009 11:32 AM

Delicious to the last spoonful - this is turning into a favourite already.

RahilA92120 RahilA92120 Posted 10 Jun 2009 10:32 PM

Totally disappointing.

JoannaG6999 JoannaG6999 Posted 08 Jun 2009 8:03 PM