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Oreo Cheesecake Brownies

Beignets, Butter, and Bourbon
 

These Oreo Cheesecake Brownies are made up of a rich, fudgy brownie base baked from crushed Oreo cookies and topped with a cheesecake swirl filled with sweet, Oreo filling. To jump to the recipe, click the button below.



Milk’s favorite cookie? More like Kristi’s favorite cookie.

I never really got the whole milk + Oreo = a chorus of Angels, serenading us from heaven. I’ve also never been a pull apart and lick kind of girl, either.

Nope, I want to maximize that delicious Oreo filling.

I carefully twist open two cookies, and combine the sides with the most filling. I even do this with the double stuff. No such thing as too much filling.

Which is why I decided that the filling needed to be incorporate prominently in this recipe, and not just as a drizzle on top. I mean, what’s an Oreo without a cream filling?

Oreo Creme Filling Cheesecake Swirl

Cheesecake in its basic form is only a few ingredients: cream cheese, sour cream, sugar, and eggs. (And sour cream, too, but you don’t really need that for a swirl).

This cheesecake swirl is even further simplified: cream cheese, Oreo filling, and an egg.

The rich, cream filling replaces the sugar and sour cream in a traditional recipe. It balances with the cream cheese for a delicious pairing to the Oreo cookie base.

The Key to Oreo Cheesecake Brownies

No flour. Just Oreos.

Seriously, you’re going to essentially make Oreo flour and use that as the base for your brownies.

Just make sure to sift the cookies after pulsing them in a food processor. It helps remove the larger chunks of cookie and ensures a smoother brownie texture. Otherwise, it’ll be a bit grainy with the larger pieces of cookie in the base.

Milk’s favorite cookie? More like Kristi’s favorite cookie.

I never really got the whole milk + Oreo = a chorus of Angels, serenading us from heaven. I’ve also never been a pull apart and lick kind of girl, either.

Nope, I want to maximize that delicious Oreo filling.

I carefully twist open two cookies, and combine the sides with the most filling. I even do this with the double stuff. No such thing as too much filling.

Which is why I decided that the filling needed to be incorporate prominently in this recipe, and not just as a drizzle on top. I mean, what’s an Oreo without a cream filling?

Cheesecake Swirl

Cheesecake in its basic form is only a few ingredients: cream cheese, sour cream, sugar, and eggs. (And sour cream, too, but you don’t really need that for a swirl).

This cheesecake swirl is even further simplified: cream cheese, Oreo filling, and an egg.

The rich, cream filling replaces the sugar and sour cream in a traditional recipe. It balances with the cream cheese for a delicious pairing to the Oreo cookie base.

The Key to Oreo Brownies

No flour. Just Oreos.

Seriously, you’re going to essentially make Oreo flour and use that as the base for your brownies.

Just make sure to sift the cookies after pulsing them in a food processor. It helps remove the larger chunks of cookie and ensures a smoother brownie texture. Otherwise, it’ll be a bit grainy with the larger pieces of cookie in the base.

I hope you enjoy these brownies as much as I do! Leave me a comment below if you try them out.

–Love and butter, Kristi

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  • Prep time: 15 minutes
  • Cook time: 35 minutes
  • Total time: 50 minutes
  • Serves: 9 large brownies

Rich, fudgy brownies made from crushed Oreo cookies and topped with a cheesecake swirl filled with rich, oreo filling.

Ingredients

Brownie Base

  • 1 cup crushed Oreos, (about 15-20 Oreos, divided with filling removed)
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tbsp vanilla

Cheesecake Swirl

  • 4 oz cream cheese, room temperature
  • 20 Oreos filling, only
  • 1 Large egg yolk

Method

Brownie Base

  • 1)

    Preheat oven to 375F.

  • 2)

    Begin with 20 Oreos.  Open cookies, scrape filling into one bowl and place cookies in another.  Place cookie filling to the side for cheesecake swirl.  In a food processor, blend cookies into a fine powder.  Sift the mixture until you have 1 cup.

  • 3)

    In a separate bowl, place butter.  Microwave in 15 second intervals until the butter is half-way melted.  Add in chocolate, stir, and place back in microwave for 15 seconds.  Stir.  If not completely melted, microwave for an additional 15 seconds.

  • 4)

    To your chocolate and butter mixture, add sugar and eggs, whisking vigorously.  Fold in remaining ingredients, including pulverized and sifted Oreo cookies.

  • 5)

    Pour brownie mixture into a lined 8″ square pan.

Cheesecake Swirl

  • 1)

    In a separate bowl, whisk together ingredients until homogenous.

  • 2)

    Using a spoon, drizzle on top or brownie mixture.

  • 3)

    Place a knife straight up and down in the mixture, pulling back and forth across the pan until desire swirl pattern is reached.

  • 4)

    Top with broken Oreos and bake for 30-40 minutes until the edges are firm and cheesecake is golden brown.  Let cool before serving.

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