How to make a No Bake Oreo Cheesecake:
- Start with the crust: we’re using Oreo cookie crumbs (obviously) and butter — that’s it! The butter is the glue that holds our crust together and makes it easy to slice.
- Next is the filling: we whip up some cream cheese, sugar, and whipping cream and then add in some crushed Oreos.
- Spread it into the crust and chill until it is completely firm — there is no cheating here, unless you want no bake Oreo cheesecake pudding 😉
- Garnish and devour!
- I obviously don’t have to tell you what to do with the leftovers, because there won’t be any! (But just in case, you can easily refrigerate them).
Tips for making no bake cheesecake:
- You will need two whole regular sized (300g) packages of oreos or other chocolate sandwich cookies for this recipe.
- Start with room temperature cream cheese — this ensures it will whip up smoothly with no lumps.
- Beat everything together until it’s smooth before adding the cream. Add the cream cold, then whip it good (on high speed with an electric mixer) until it’s totally thick and fluffy. Don’t give up! Let it go for a few minutes until the cream is good and whipped.
- Chill well. I mentioned this above, but a good chill session in the fridge is really the key to slicing a no bake cheesecake and not having it run all over the place when you try to serve. Give yourself extra time for chilling to ensure success.
Variations on this No Bake Oreo Cheesecake:
- Add some mint extract and some green food coloring for a mint oreo twist.
- Add some strawberry Jello powder for a strawberry oreo cheesecake.
- Add in some melted chocolate for a no bake chocolate oreo cheesecake.
- Try some of the other Oreo flavours to really mix things up — the options are endless!
Tools for making no bake cheesecake:
- You will need an electric mixer, but you don’t need a super jumbo stand mixer. I use the Kitchenaid hand mixer and it works perfectly!
- You could definitely put this No Bake Oreo Cheesecake in a 9×13″ pan if you prefer, but a traditional 9″ Springform pan is the way I usually go. It dresses up a simple dessert and you get those perfectly straight edges!
No Bake Oreo Cheesecake
This No Bake Oreo Cheesecake is made with just a few ingredients! It’s so silky smooth and loaded with chunks of Oreos. The perfect no bake dessert for summer!
Prep Time20 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
- 1/4 cup melted butter
- 50 Oreo cookies (2 300g packages) divided
- 1/2 cup white chocolate chips
- 24 oz cream cheese (3 250g/8oz packages)
- 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
- 1 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream divided
Combine melted butter and 1 package of Oreo cookies in a food processor. Process until smooth and starts to stick together.
Press into a 9″ Springform pan and about 1/2″ up the sides.
In a medium bowl, combine white chocolate chips and 1/4 cup cream. Microwave on high in 20 second intervals, stirring well each time, until melted and smooth. Set aside.
In a large bowl, beat cream cheese with an electric mixer until smooth. Add powdered sugar and melted white chocolate and beat until combined.
Add remaining 1 cup cream, and beat on low until incorporated, then beat on high speed until thickened and fluffy (3-4 minutes). Don’t stop until you have stiff peaks!
Reserve 5 Oreo cookies for garnish, and place the remaining 20 into a large zip-top bag. Crush with a rolling pin or other hard object and stir into cheesecake filling.
Spread into prepared crust, cover, and chill for at least 5-6 hours or overnight.
Slice and serve.
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