Oreo Cheesecake Bars combine all that you love about Oreo cookies and cheesecake into one luscious dessert. Serve these at parties and watch them disappear.

3 Oreo Cheesecake Bars stacked on top of each other.
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These Oreo Bars did not disappoint, and everyone loved them. You have to try this tasty treat for a great dessert or snack. Easy Oreo Desserts Recipes are a family favorite. Try Deep Fried Oreos Recipe, Air Fryer Oreos, or Oreo Rice Krispie Treats.

What is a Cheesecake Bar?

Cheesecake Bars are always a crowd favorite. Instead of placing the mixture in a pie plate, you pour the mixture in a 9×13 pan. This allows you to cut them into squares and to feed a crowd.

From the Oreo crust and chunks of Oreo in the cheesecake mixture, this will be your go to dessert for all your special occasions. It only takes 20 minutes to prepare, which makes it easy to make.

Ingredients

Ingredients needed to make these Oreo Cheesecake Bars
  • Oreo Cookies
  • Salted Butter, melted
  • Cream Cheese, softened
  • Granulated Sugar
  • Sour Cream, at room temperature
  • Large Eggs, at room temperature

The complete ingredient list is at the bottom of the post.

Recipe Variations

  • Topping – You can add whipped cream topping or cool whip before serving the cheesecake bars.
  • Chocolate Chips – Mix in chocolate chips to add to the chocolate flavor.
  • Peanut Butter – This cheesecake mixture would be delicious with peanut butter mixed in.
  • Powdered Sugar – Before serving you can dust the top with powdered sugar.

How to Make Oreo Cheesecake Bars

  • Step 1 – Preheat oven to 325 degrees and line a 9×13 inch baking dish with aluminum foil or parchment paper. Make sure to leave a 2-inch overhanging on both sides. Spray with cooking spray and set aside.
Oreo cookies in food processor.

Step 2. Crush the Oreo cookies in a food processor. Pulse until you have finely ground crushed Oreos.

Crushed cookies with butter.

Step 3. Stir in the melted butter until the crumbs are completely coated.

Cookie mixture spread on pan.

Step 4. Evenly press the cookie mixture firmly into the prepared pan. Bake for 10 minutes and transfer to a wire cooling rack.

Mixing bowl with cream cheese.

Step 5. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese on medium speed. You can use an electric mixer or stand mixer.

Sugar added to cream cheese mixture.

Step 6. Once the mixture is smooth, add the sugar and blend.

Sour cream added to mixture.

Step 7. Next, beat in the sour cream, vanilla, and salt. Scrape the bowl and mix again.

Eggs added one at a time to bowl.

Step 8. One at a time, add the eggs. Make sure to beat well after each addition. Scrape down the sides and then beat again, making sure the mixture is combined.

Chopped Oreos folded into the mixture.

Step 9. Gently fold in the chopped Oreos and mix well.

Mixture spread into pan.

Step 10. Pour the cheesecake layer over the prepared crust and smooth out on top.

Mixture baked and cooling.

Step 11. Now, it’s time to bake the cheesecake until the filling is slight wobbly in the middle and set on the outside.

Recipe cut into bars.

Step 12. Move the bars to a wire rack and let cool completely. Once cooled, chill in the refrigerator for at least 3 hours. Then cut into squares.

Bars stacked together ready to serve.

Step 13. Keep refrigerated until ready to serve.

4 Oreo Cheesecake Bars stacked on top of each other with a bite taken out of the top one.

Tips for Oreo Cheesecake Bars

  • Use room temperature ingredients. This will ensure that you cheesecake is creamy and free of any lumps.
  • Do not over mix the batter. You’ll want to mix until the ingredients are just combined. Over mixing the batter can cause the cheesecake to crack when baking.
  • Cut with a plastic knife. A plastic knife will give you the best clean lines when cutting and serving these cheesecake bars. Also, make sure to clean the knife after each cut.
  • Use full fat cream cheese. Do not use the reduce fat cream cheese. The regular one makes these bars creamy and full of flavor.
  • Springform Pan – There is no need to use a spring foam pan for this cheesecake recipe. You can use a regular 9×13 baking pan.

How to Store

Store these cheesecake bars in the refrigerator covered for up to 1 week. This is the perfect dessert to make ahead of time. This rich and creamy cheesecake bars is the perfect holiday dessert.

How to Freeze cheesecake bars

Cheesecake freezes great. Place the bars on a baking sheet. Place the baking sheet in the freezer for at least 1 hour. After this time move the bars to a freezer bag to freeze for up to 2-3 months.

Defrost out the bars at room temperature for a few hours and then you have a delicious dessert to enjoy or share.

Close up of 3 Oreo Cheesecake Bars stacked on top of each other.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Best Way to Crush Oreos?

The best way to crush Oreos is in the food processor. If you do not have one of those, you can place Oreos in a Ziplock bag. Then crush with a rolling pin.

Can you use Different Flavors of Oreos?

Yes, this Oreo Cheesecake Bars is perfect with any flavors of Oreos. They even have ones during the holidays.

Can I Make Ahead of Time?

Yes, since these cheesecake bars need time to chill. This is the perfect dessert to prepare ahead of time.

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Oreo Cheesecake bars

4.74 from 19 votes
Oreo cheesecake bars combine all that you love about Oreo cookies and cheesecake into one luscious dessert. Perfect for parties and more.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Refrigerate 3 hours
Total Time 4 hours
Servings 16
Cuisine American
Course Dessert
Calories 399

Ingredients

  • 19.1 oz package regular Oreo cookies
  • 1/4 cup {salted butter melted
  • 3 {8 oz} packages cream cheese softened
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup sour cream room temperature
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 3 large eggs room temperature
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Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325ºF and line a 9×13 inch pan with aluminum foil, leaving a 2-inch overhanging on both sides. Spray with cooking spray and set aside.
  • Place 28 Oreos in a food process and pulse until finely ground. stir in the melted butter until the crumbs are completely coated.
  • Evenly press the cookie mixture firmly into the prepared pan. Bake for 10 minutes and transfer to a wire cooling rack.
  • Roughly chop the remaining Oreos by hand.
  • In a large bowl, use an electric mixer to beat the cream cheese on medium speed. Once smooth and creamy, add the sugar and blend well, about 2 minutes. Scrape down the sides as needed.
  • Beat in the sour cream, vanilla, and salt. Scrape the bowl and mix again.
  • Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Scrape down the sides and then beat again, making sure the mixture is fulling combined.
  • Gently fold in the Oreos and mix well.
  • Pour the cream cheese mixture over the crust and smooth out on top. Bake for 40 minutes, until filling is slight wobbly in the middle and set on the outside.
  • Move to a wire rack and let cool completely, about 1 hour. Once cooled, chill in the refrigerator for at least 3 hours.
  • Once cooled, lift from pan, using foil overhanging and cut into squares. Keep refrigerated until ready to serve.
  • Notes – recommend making the day before

Nutrition Facts

Calories 399kcal, Carbohydrates 35g, Protein 6g, Fat 27g, Saturated Fat 14g, Cholesterol 91mg, Sodium 398mg, Potassium 158mg, Fiber 1g, Sugar 25g, Vitamin A 771IU, Vitamin C 1mg, Calcium 66mg, Iron 3mg

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  1. Vanessa says:

    5 stars
    I made this dessert two different ways. I made the bars and I made a milkshake using the same recipe.. Awesome taste.will mske again