Thursday, 9 August 2012

Oreo Cupcake Cheesecakes

These were hands down the most delicious cheesecake recipe I've had. You don't need to worry about under baking or cracking because they are so small in size. It's my first time experimenting with mini cheesecakes since I always wanted to get the special cheesecake pans to make them. Using liners worked fine since they cool to a pretty nice shape and you can just peel away the wrapper and serve. I do suggest peeling it off cause it's nice to see the bottom crust.

I hesitated before trying this recipe because I didn't feel like chocolate cookies would go with tangy cheese cake (I always thought chocolate cheesecakes taste odd). This recipe proved me wrong. I guess I should have known, considering that this is a Martha Stewart recipe and that every other recipe on the internet is a variation of it if not the exact one.

I made a few changes to the ingredients and thought it came out great. I didn't have sour cream so I replaced it with Greek yoghurt. I also added a tbsp of flour to give it more structure and prevent cracking.

This recipe is amazingly quick, 20 min to whip up and 20 min in the oven. Or, I guess if you factor in the 4 hours of cooling time then not so much.

Makes 8 Cheesecakes
8 whole oreos (or equivalent store brand)
4 crushed oreos
1 pkg cream cheese
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup Greek yoghurt or full fat yoghurt
1 egg
1 tbsp flour
2 tsp vanilla

Pre heat oven to 350 F. Line muffin tins with 8 liners and drop a cookie in each of them.

Cream together the cream cheese and sugar.
Add egg and vanilla and beat until smooth, scraping down the sides in between. Mix together the yoghurt and flour then add it to the mixture.

Chop up the 4 oreos and add it to the batter.

Pour into 8 muffin tins and give it a tap on the counter to get rid of air bubbles.

Bake for 18 minutes and let cool for 4 hours in the fridge.


  1. I made these for a potluck a few years back & they were SUCH a hit - thanks for reminding me of them again! i have to make them!

    1. Thanks Ally! Your blog is great, I enjoyed reading it :)

  2. These look delicious! Love Oreos...

  3. What temperature is the oven ?

    1. 350. Sorry Forgot to mention in the post!

    2. Thanks! One more question: how much vanilla?

    3. I just eye it and add a splash, usually between 2 tsp-1 tbsp. It will not make a huge difference to the recipe

  4. Okay, that oreo cupcake looks way delicious. Definitely have to find some time to make it! I'm a new follower via GFC! I love food and especially dessert howtos.
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  5. Hi! How much exactly is one pkg of cream cheese? Is it 16oz?

  6. Hi, these look yummy, I'm making them for our bake off next week! Just one question, you say 1/4 cup sugar and 1/4 cup yoghurt, but do you know how much that is in say pounds or kilograms? I'm from England so don't know the conversion hah! Thank uou so much, xxx

    1. 1/4 cup sugar is 52 grams and 1/4 cup yogurt is 62.5 g
      Have fun baking!