How To Make An Oreo Cheesecake Crust

Creamy cheesecake with chocolate Oreo biscuits and strawberries.

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An Oreo coating can be the one thing that distinguishes your cheesecake recipe for more traditional recipes. Oreo cookies are dark chocolate wafers with a cream center. The taste can complement a number of flavoring options for cheesecake. For example, you could make a chocolate crust to highlight a strawberry filling. Whatever your reasons, Oreo crusts require little effort to complete. The process is similar to making a standard graham cracker crust.

Place 24 whole Oreo cookies into a bag and tie the end of the bag shut. Set the bag onto a sturdy table.

Crush the cookies with a rolling pin or meat tenderizer. The cookies need to break down to crumbs. Open the bag and pour the crushed Oreos into a mixing bowl.

Heat 1/4 cup of butter in the microwave until melted. Watch the butter closely to ensure it does not scorch.

Pour the melted butter over the cookie crumbs and mix with a spoon or your hands.

Press the Oreo crumb mixture into the bottom of a pan. Use a pan deep enough to contain your cheesecake. The crust should be even and as smooth as possible.

Set the pan into the refrigerator for 1 hour. This will solidify the butter and create the crust.