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Decadent Instant Pot Oreo Cheesecake Recipe

Written by: Lucas Johnson

This Oreo cheesecake recipe is my go-to for a quick, decadent dessert. It's creamy, rich, and the instant pot makes it a breeze. The crushed Oreo topping? That's the cherry on top!

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Welcome to my kitchen! Today, we're whipping up my favorite - an indulgent Instant Pot Oreo Cheesecake. This isn't just a cake; it's a creamy, crunchy symphony of flavors. The crushed Oreos blend beautifully with the rich cream cheese, and beneath all that decadence, a surprise Oreo crust awaits! Reward your taste buds; let's create edible magic with our Instant Pot!

Ingredients for a Decadent Oreo Cheesecake

  • Oreo cookies: Provide a crunchy chocolate base and add a rich, chocolatey flavor to the cheesecake.
  • Butter: Adds richness and helps bind the crust together for a delicious and sturdy base for the cheesecake.
  • Cream cheese: Forms the creamy and tangy base of the cheesecake, providing a smooth and decadent texture.
  • Sugar: Sweetens the cheesecake filling, balancing the tanginess of the cream cheese and enhancing the overall flavor.
  • Vanilla extract: Infuses a warm and aromatic flavor into the cheesecake, complementing the sweetness and richness of the other ingredients.
  • Eggs: Act as a binding agent, helping to set the cheesecake filling and provide structure to the dessert.
  • Sour cream: Adds a tangy flavor and creamy texture to the cheesecake, enhancing richness and balancing sweetness.
  • All-purpose flour: Helps to stabilize the cheesecake filling and prevent it from cracking during the cooking process.
  • Crushed oreo cookies: Serve as a delicious and crunchy topping, adding extra texture and flavor to the finished cheesecake.

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Essential Tools for Making an Instant Pot Cheesecake

  • Instant Pot: Speeds up cooking process by using high pressure and steam to cook the cheesecake quickly and evenly.
  • 7-inch Springform Pan: Essential for baking the cheesecake and easily removing it without damaging the delicate dessert.

Serves: 8 people

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 35 minutes

Total time: 55 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 24 Oreo cookies
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 16 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup crushed Oreo cookies for topping

Instructions:

  1. Crush 24 Oreo cookies and mix with melted butter. Press into the bottom of a greased 7-inch springform pan.
  2. In a bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla extract until smooth. Add eggs one at a time, mixing well after each addition.
  3. Stir in sour cream and flour until just combined. Pour the mixture over the crust.
  4. Cover the pan with foil and place on a trivet in the Instant Pot. Add 1 cup of water to the pot.
  5. Close the lid, set to sealing, and cook on high pressure for 35 minutes. Allow for a natural pressure release.
  6. Carefully remove the cheesecake and let it cool before refrigerating for at least 4 hours.
  7. Sprinkle crushed Oreo cookies on top before serving.

Nutritional value:

Per Serving in Calories: 450 kcal | Carbohydrates: 35 g | Protein: 6 g | Total Fat: 32 g | Saturated Fat: 16 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4 g | Cholesterol: 105 mg | Sodium: 320 mg | Dietary Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 25 g | Calcium: 80 mg | Potassium: 150 mg | Iron: 2 mg | Vitamin A: 400 µg | Vitamin C: 0 mg

Preparing and Storing Your Oreo Cheesecake for Later

Make Ahead Instructions

  • Prepare the cheesecake as directed and let it cool completely.
  • Cover the springform pan with plastic wrap and refrigerate for up to 2 days.
  • When ready to serve, add the crushed oreo topping before serving.

Freezing Instructions

  • After cooling, wrap the cheesecake (without the topping) tightly in plastic wrap and foil.
  • Freeze for up to 2 months.
  • Thaw overnight in the refrigerator before adding the crushed oreo topping and serving.

Did you know that adding a tablespoon of lemon juice to the cheesecake batter can enhance the flavor and give it a subtle tanginess that complements the sweetness of the Oreos? It's a simple trick that can take your dessert to the next level!

Common Questions About Making an Oreo Cheesecake in an Instant Pot

FAQ:
Can I use reduced-fat cream cheese for this recipe?
Yes, you can use reduced-fat cream cheese, but the texture and flavor may vary slightly.
Can I skip the sour cream in this cheesecake?
It's best not to skip the sour cream as it adds richness and creaminess to the cheesecake.
How long does this cheesecake need to cool before serving?
The cheesecake should cool for at least 4 hours in the refrigerator before serving.
Can I use a larger springform pan for this recipe?
Using a larger pan will result in a thinner cheesecake, so it's best to stick to a 7-inch pan for the best results.
Can I freeze this cheesecake for later?
Yes, you can freeze this cheesecake for up to a month. Just make sure to wrap it well to prevent freezer burn.

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