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Elevate your dessert game with these easy, no bake Oreo cheesecake bars. They have layers of mouthwatering flavor without the need for an oven and are perfect for any occasion!

(Last Updated On: August 11, 2023)

These no bake Oreo cheesecake bars are a super easy dessert to prepare. They are rich and creamy with a crunchy Oreo crust that is so delicious. The filling includes cream cheese, vanilla extract, crushed Oreo cookies, powdered sugar, and Cool Whip. The dessert is topped with red, white, and blue sprinkles, then pieces of Oreo golden cookies and Oreo cookies are scattered on top of the sprinkles.

This dessert is made to look festive for the 4th of July just like our red, white, and blue Rice Krispie treats, and strawberry lemon icebox cake. Oreo cheesecake bars are also customizable, and you can use different colored sprinkles to fit other holiday themes. Oreo desserts are also very popular in our household such as our no bake Oreo cheesecake, Oreo ice creamOreo chocolate milkshake, and cookies and cream milkshake.

No Bake Oreo Cheesecake Bars

๐Ÿด Key Ingredients

The Crust

  • 25 Oreo golden cookies crushed – or your favorite cookie brand
  • 6 tablespoons of butter – melted

The Cheesecake Filling

The Topping

Ingredients for no bake Oreo cheesecake bars.
Ingredients for Oreo cheesecake bars.

๐ŸŽ‚ How to Make No Bake Oreo Cheesecake Bars (Step-by-Step Instructions with Detailed Photos)

Step 1. Set out the Butter and Cream Cheese

The first step is to take the cream cheese out of the refrigerator and let it set on the countertop at room temperature until it becomes soft, which usually takes about 10 minutes or so. You can take the butter out of the refrigerator too, but in a later step, we are going to put the butter into the microwave to melt it.

Step 2. Place the Cookies in a Bag

In the next few steps, we will be preparing the crust for this delicious no bake dessert recipe. Put 25 golden Oreo cookies in a ziplock bag. Release most of the air out of the bag before sealing. If you have too much air in the bag, when you start to smash the cookies, you will pop the bag.

Oreo golden cookies in a ziplock bag.
Oreo golden cookies in a ziplock bag.

Step 3. Smash the Cookies

Crush the cookies with a rolling pin or smash them with your hands into fine crumbs, but some small chunks are okay. If you have a food processor, you can use that instead.

Crushed Oreo golden cookies in a ziplock bag.
Crushed Oreo golden cookies in a ziplock bag.

Step 4. Melt the Butter

If you didn’t set the butter out on the countertop to soften it in step one, you can do this step instead. In a microwave-safe bowl, melt 6 tablespoons of butter for 40 seconds, or until it becomes soft.

Melted butter in a dish.
Melted butter in a dish.

Step 5. Add the Melted Butter to the Crushed Cookies

In a medium bowl, add the melted butter together with the crushed cookies.

Add the melted butter to the crushed Oreo golden cookies.
Add the melted butter together with the crushed Oreo golden cookies.

Step 6. Combine the Melted Butter with the Crushed Cookies

With a spoon or rubber spatula, stir the melted butter together with the crushed cookies until blended well.

Combine the melted butter and crushed Oreo golden cookies.
Combine the melted butter and crushed Oreo golden cookies.

Step 7. Put the Oreo Cookie Mixture into a Baking Dish and then the Freezer

In a 9×13-inch baking dish, spread the Oreo cookie crust mixture in an even layer. After that, press the cookie mixture down to pack it into the baking dish. Then, set the baking dish with the Oreo crust in the freezer for at least 15 to 30 minutes to set. We need the crust to be firm as it is the base for the cream cheese filling we will be putting on top of it, which is later in the steps below.

Tip: There is no need to spray the dish with non-stick cooking spray or lay parchment paper down first. Also, if you would like a thick Oreo crust, you can certainly use more than 25 golden Oreo cookies.

Put the Oreo crust crumbs into a nine by thirteen inch baking dish.
Put the Oreo crust crumbs into a 9×13-inch baking dish.

Step 8. Prepare the Cream Cheese

We are now ready to start preparing the cheesecake filling. In a large mixing bowl, or the bowl the cookie mixture was in, add the 32 ounces of room temperature cream cheese we set out on the countertop earlier.

Cream cheese in a bowl.
Cream cheese in a bowl.

Step 9. Whip the Cream Cheese

With a hand-held electric mixer or a stand mixer with a paddle attachment, whip the cream cheese until it has a smooth and fluffy texture with stiff peaks. This only takes just a couple of minutes.

Whipped cream cheese in a bowl.
Whipped cream cheese in a bowl.

Step 10. Add the Vanilla Extract and Powdered Sugar

Add 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract together with the cream cheese. Then, scoop out 3/4 of a cup of powdered sugar in a measuring cup and add it to the cream cheese mixture.

Add the vanilla extract and powdered sugar to the whipped cream cheese.
Add the vanilla extract and powdered sugar together with the whipped cream cheese.

Step 11. Mix the Cream Cheese Mixture Thoroughly

Whip the cream cheese mixture, vanilla, and powdered sugar with the hand mixer until well blended. After that, set the mixture in the refrigerator for now.

Mix the vanilla extract and powdered sugar with the cream cheese.
Mix the vanilla extract and powdered sugar together with the cream cheese.

Step 12. Prepare the Oreo Cookie Crumbs for the Cheesecake Filling

Put 16 Oreo cookies in a ziplock bag. Try to get as much air out of the bag as you can before sealing the bag. As mentioned before, releasing as much air as possible out of the bag makes it easier to crush the cookies and not pop the bag.

Oreo cookies in a ziplock bag.
Oreo cookies in a ziplock bag.

Step 13. Crush the Oreo Cookies

Use a rolling pin or your hands to crush the Oreo cookies into pieces. The crushed Oreo cookie crumbs will be added to the cheesecake filling in the next step.

Tip: How much you crush the cookies will depend on how big or small you want the cookies to be inside the cream cheese filling. If you want small pieces, crush the cookies more. If you want bigger chunks, don’t crush the cookies as much.

Crushed Oreo cookies in a ziplock bag.
Crushed Oreo cookies in a ziplock bag.

Step 14. Add the Crushed Cookies to the Cream Cheese Filling

Get the cream cheese mixture out of the refrigerator and add the crushed Oreos to it. Then add 8 ounces of Cool Whip together with the cream cheese mixture and crushed cookies.

Add the crushed Oreo cookies and Cool Whip to the cream cheese mixture.
Add the crushed Oreo cookies and Cool Whip together with the cream cheese mixture.

Step 15. Mix the Cream Cheese, Crushed Cookies, and Cool Whip

Use a spatula to fold in the crushed cookies and Cool Whip together with the cream cheese mixture. Blend until thoroughly mixed.

Mix the crushed Oreo cookies and Cool Whip thoroughly with the cream cheese mixture.
Mix the crushed Oreo cookies and Cool Whip together with the cream cheese mixture.

Step 16. Pour the Cream Cheese Mixture into the Baking Dish

Get the baking dish with the crushed Oreo crust out of the freezer. Then, using a spatula, scoop out the cream cheese mixture that is in the bowl and spread it on top of the crust that is already in the baking dish.

Spread the cream cheese mixture on top of the Oreo crust.
Spread the cream cheese mixture on top of the Oreo crust.

Step 17. Put the Sprinkles on Top

Sprinkle red, white, and blue sprinkles on the top of the Oreo cheesecake filling.

Toss some red, white, and blue sprinkles on top of the cream cheese mixture.
Toss some red, white, and blue sprinkles on top of the cream cheese mixture.

Step 18. Break the Golden and Regular Oreo Cookies Apart

The golden Oreo cookies and the regular Oreo cookies will be placed on top of the sprinkles in the next step, but first, we need to break them apart. Take four golden Oreo cookies and four regular Oreo cookies and break them into pieces.

Break the Oreo cookies into pieces.
Break the Oreo cookies into pieces.

Step 19. Put the Pieces of Cookies on Top of the Oreo Cheesecake Bars

After you have sprinkled on the colorful sprinkles, place the broken pieces of Oreo cookies on top of the Oreo cheesecake. You can lay some cookie pieces on top of the cream cheese mixture and push some other cookies down just a bit.

Place the Oreo cookie pieces on top of the sprinkles and cheesecake mixture.
Place the Oreo cookie pieces on top of the sprinkles and cheesecake mixture.

Step 20. Place the Oreo Cheesecake Bars in the Refrigerator

Before serving these amazing Oreo cheesecake bars, place them in the refrigerator for a couple of hours or more to set up until firm. Four hours of chill time will produce the best results.

Oreo cheesecake bars in a baking dish.
Oreo cheesecake bars in a baking dish.

โœจ Recipe Variations

  • You can buy heavy cream at the grocery store to make homemade whipped cream instead of using Cool Whip in the tub.
  • Make a different crust mixture using your favorite Oreo cookies, for example, maybe you love Oreo mint cookies.
An Oreo cheesecake bar on a plate.
An Oreo cheesecake bar on a plate.

๐Ÿ™‹ FAQs

What do I do with Leftover Oreo Cheesecake Bars?

Store any leftover Oreo cheesecake bars in the refrigerator. Cover the baking dish with aluminum foil or plastic wrap, also known as saran wrap. If your baking dish has a lid, you can cover it with that. Oreo cheesecake bars will last in the refrigerator for just a couple of days. After that, the cream cheese and whipped cream will start to liquefy and become runny.

Can I Freeze Leftover Oreo Cheesecake Bars?

Yes, you can freeze leftover Oreo cheesecake bars. Freeze the leftovers in an airtight container. Or you can make individual servings and only take out one or two servings when you feel like a sweet treat. They thaw nicely within minutes. What’s really yummy is when they are half frozen and half thawed.

An Oreo cheesecake bar on a plate.
An Oreo cheesecake bar on a plate.

๐Ÿ’ก Final Thoughts

These creamy Oreo cheesecake bars are amazingly good, with simple ingredients, and hardly any time spent in the kitchen preparing them. Your family is going to love them.

This simple recipe for these easy cheesecake bars is the perfect treat for festive celebrations such as the 4th of July. Change out the sprinkle to red and green, and voilร , you have a beautiful delicious dessert to serve during the Thanksgiving and Christmas season. Or use red and pink sprinkles to make a sweet treat for your Valentine on Valentine’s Day.

No Bake Oreo Cheesecake Bars
Oreo cheesecake bars in a baking dish.

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No Bake Oreo Cheesecake Bars

๐Ÿ—‚๏ธ Recipe Card

No Bake Oreo Cheesecake Bars

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Elevate your dessert game with these easy, no bake Oreo cheesecake bars. They have layers of mouthwatering flavor without the need for an oven and are perfect for any occasion!
5 from 2 votes
Cost $10
Prep Time 15 minutes
Chill 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 15 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings 16 Bars

๐Ÿซ• Equipment

๐Ÿง‚ Ingredients
  

Crust

Cheesecake Filling

Topping

๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿณ Instructions
 

Crust

  • Set the cream cheese out on the countertop to soften.
  • Put the Oreo golden cookies in a ziplock bag. Move a rolling pin back and forth over the bag to smash the cookies.
  • Put the butter in a microwave-safe bowl and microwave it for 40 seconds, or until melted.
  • Add the melted butter to the crushed cookies and mix thoroughly.
  • Put the Oreo cookie crust in an even layer into the baking dish. Press the cookie crust down into the baking dish.
  • Put the baking dish with the cookie crust in the freezer for 15 to 30 minutes to set.

Cheesecake Filling

  • Put the cream cheese into a large mixing bowl.
  • Using a hand-held electric mixer, whip the cream cheese until it is smooth with stiff peaks, which takes just a couple of minutes.
  • Add the vanilla extract and powdered sugar to the cream cheese. Mix thoroughly. Set the cream cheese mixture in the refrigerator for now.
  • Put the Oreo cookies into a ziplock bag. Release the air in the bag by pushing on it, while sealing it. Use a rolling pin and go back and forth on the ziplock bag to smash the cookies.
  • Add the smashed cookies and the Cool Whip to the cream cheese mixture. Mix thoroughly.
  • Take the cookie crust out of the freezer. Spread the cream cheese mixture on top of the cookie crust.

Topping

  • Evenly sprinkle the red, white, and blue sprinkles on top of the cream cheese mixture.
  • Break the Oreo golden cookies and the Oreo cookies into pieces.
  • Place the cookie pieces on top of the sprinkles. Some of the cookies can be pushed down a bit.
  • Put the Oreo cream cheesecake bars into the refrigerator for at least 4 hours to set. Keep any leftovers in the refrigerator.

*๏ธโƒฃ Recipe Notes

  • You can use different cookies for the crust, such as Oreo mint cookies.
  • This dessert can last about 2 to 3 days in the refrigerator. After that, you can put the leftovers in the freezer for a couple of months.
  • Use different colored sprinkles to make this dessert festive for other holidays.
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