Hot Fudge Cheesecake Bars with an Oreo crust, luscious vanilla cheesecake and decadent fudge topping.
24 regular Oreos, pulsed in food processor to form crumbs
5 tablespoons melted butter
16 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
½ cup sugar
¼ cup sour cream
2 eggs, at room temperature
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon flour
½ teaspoon salt
Hot fudge sauce, Mini Oreos, Freshly whipped, sweetened whip cream to garnish
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line an 8 x 8-inch baking dish with nonstick foil.
Mix together cookie crumbs and butter and press into the bottom of prepared pan.
Bake 10 mins and cool.
Decrease oven temperature to 325.
Beat cream cheese and sugar till fluffy. On low, add sour cream, eggs, vanilla, flour, and salt. Beat till smooth and creamy.
Pour the batter over the Oreo crust and smooth with an offset spatula. Bake for 35-40 minutes. Turn oven off, crack open the oven door, and let the bars continue to cook with the residual heat for 10 minutes.
Remove to cooling rack, let cool to room temperature then chill in the refrigerator.
To serve, cut into bars drizzle with fudge sauce, add a dollop of whipped cream and a mini-Oreo if desired.