First off we have to thank Snack Works for this amazing recipe that’s a mixture of two of our favorites~~~> Oreo’s and cheesecake. We know this recipe is great for any party or holiday..Enjoy!
• 36 OREO Cookies, divided
• 1/2 cup butter or margarine, divided
• 4 pkg. (8 oz. each) cream cheese, softened
• 1 cup sugar
• 1 cup sour cream
• 1 tsp. vanilla
• 4 eggs
• 1 pkg. (4 oz.) semi-sweet baking chocolate
o HEAT oven to 325°F.
o LINE 13×9-inch baking pan with foil, with ends extending over sides. Finely crush 24 cookies. Melt 1/4 cup butter; mix with crumbs. Press onto bottom of prepared pan.
BEAT cream cheese and sugar with mixer until blended. Add sour cream and vanilla; mix well. Add eggs, 1 at a time, beating after each just until blended. Chop remaining cookies. Gently stir into batter; pour over crust.
BAKE 45 min. or until center is almost set. Cool.
Meanwhile, microwave chocolate and remaining butter in medium microwaveable bowl on HIGH 45 sec. to 1 min. or until butter is melted.
Stir until chocolate is completely melted and mixture is well blended.
Cool slightly; spread over top of cheesecake. Refrigerate 4 hours. Use foil handles to lift cheesecake from pan before cutting to serve.