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Easy Caramel Cheesecake with Oreo Crust has all your favorite desserts combined into one. Cheesecake plus Oreo and Caramel makes a rich and decadent dessert.

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This cheesecake recipe combines a delicious caramel topping with Oreo crust and it is unbelievable. It is even better than classic cheesecake. Each bite has lots of different delicious flavors. It’s really just the best.

You just want to savor each bite and it’s so good with a cup of coffee or this Homemade Iced Coffee Recipe.

Trust me, you will love this cheesecake recipe and end up making it for lots of parties, holidays and more! It’s the best and very simple to make.

Why We Love This Recipe

We love making this Caramel Cheesecake for many occasion. The creamy and soft texture makes this a family favorite recipe. All you need is a few simple ingredients and this beautiful cheesecake is made.

It is even better served with a drizzle of the caramel sauce that brings all the flavors together.


Caramel Cheesecake Ingredients - Oreo, butter, sugar, cream cheese, vanilla extract, eggs, caramel sauce, toffee bits
  • Oreos
  • Melted Butter
  • Sugar
  • Full Fat Cream Cheese -softened and room temperature
  • Vanilla Extract
  • Eggs
  • Caramel -ice cream topping
  • Almond Brickle Chips or Bits of Brickle Toffee

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Variations Ideas

  • Change the Crust – Now you can certainly use this graham cracker crumbs to make graham cracker crust recipe instead of the Oreos but the Oreo cookies really make this amazing. It adds an extra layer to this dessert that is simple the best.
  • Add Salt – Sprinkle flaky Sea Salt on top for a delicious salted caramel cheesecake.
  • Top with Whipped Cream – Whipped cream is amazing on top for any cheesecake but especially this one.
  • Drizzle Chocolate Syrup – Since you have an Oreo crust, drizzling hot fudge or chocolate sauce on top would be an amazing addition.
  • Homemade Caramel Sauce – You used the store bought caramel sauce but you can also make homemade caramel sauce.

Let us know what you think once you try this amazing Easy Caramel cheesecake recipe with Oreo crust. I’m pretty sure everyone will love it and likely fight over the last piece.

How to Make Caramel Cheesecake

Crushing Oreos in a food processor

Step 1 – First, preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Crush the Oreo cookies in a food processor or blender. You want the cookies to be very fine.

Pressing the crushed Oreo mixture into the pan

Step 2 – Then, make the crust. Mix together the Oreos, melted butter, and a tablespoon of sugar. Once the crust is in the 9-inch springform pan, bake it for five minutes. Then set it aside while you make the filling.

Beating the cream cheese, vanilla and sugar in a bowl

Step 3 – Get out a large mixing bowl. Beat together the cream cheese, vanilla, and one cup of sugar. You can combine ingredients with a stand mixer with paddle attachment or a hand mixer on medium speed.

Adding in the eggs into the cream cheese mixture in the bowl

Step 4 – Next, add the eggs one at a time. Mix this together using a hand mixer until it is smooth.

Stirring in the toffee bits in the cream cheese mixture

Step 5 – Finally, pour your brickle chips or brickle toffee into batter and stir together.

Pouring the cheesecake batter into the pan on top of the crust

Step 6 – Now that you have the cheesecake filling, pour the batter on top of your crust.

Swirling in the caramel sauce into the cheesecake batter

Step 7 – The last step is to spoon caramel on the top of the batter. Cut through the batter mixture with a knife several times to give the marbleized effect. This is what is going to make it look so pretty.

Baked Caramel Cheesecake

Step 8 – Bake at 350 degrees for 30 to 40 minutes. The center should be set and not have any liquid.

  • Step 9 – Allow the cheesecake to cool completely in a water bath if needed. Then remove from the cheesecake pan, and refrigerate for three hours. You can also place in the refrigerator overnight.

Recipe Tips

  • Combining Crust Ingredients – Combine the crust ingredients all together making sure the crumbs are all coated. However, you do not want to make a paste.
  • Adding Caramel Sauce – When swirling in the caramel sauce you do not want to completely mix into the cheesecake batter. You want it to have the swirl affect throughout the cheesecake.
  • Baking Cheesecake – Cooking time will vary, but the cheesecake will be finished cooking when the center is set.
  • Cream Cheese – For the best tasting cheesecake, make sure to use full fat cream cheese. We also recommend that the cream cheese be softened to room temperature. This helps to create a smooth and creamy texture.
  • Cool Cheesecake – Before slicing cheesecake make sure to allow it to cool completely on a wire rack.
Baked Caramel Cheesecake on a plate

Serving Suggestions

This caramel cheesecake is perfect for any occasion. It is simply enough to serve for an after dinner dessert or take to a holiday dinner. Serve with whipped topping or a salted caramel sauce for the best cheesecake.

Everyone will want a slice of the creamy, caramel cheesecake.

Baked Caramel Cheesecake on a plate with a piece sliced

Frequently Asked Questions

How to Store Leftovers

Store leftovers in the refrigerator for up to 5 days in an airtight container.

Can I Freeze Cheesecake?

Yes, you can freeze cheesecake. You can store the cheesecake whole or individually sliced. Wrap the cheesecake with plastic wrap and aluminum foil and place in the freezer. If stored properly the cheesecake will last about 3 months.

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Caramel Cheesecake

5 from 12 votes
Learn how to make this Easy Caramel cheesecake recipe with oreo crust. It is so decadent. Try this easy caramel cheesecake recipe. Everyone will love it!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Refrigerate 3 hours
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8
Cuisine American, Italiain
Course Dessert
Calories 696


  • 2 full sleeves Oreos
  • 5 tbsp Melted Butter
  • 1 cup Sugar and 1 tbsp Sugar
  • (3) 8 oz packages of Cream Cheese (softened)
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 3 Eggs
  • 3 tbsp Caramel (ice cream topping)
  • 1/2 cup Almond Brickle Chips or Bits of Brickle Toffee
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  • Preheat the oven to 350°.
  • Place Oreos in a food processor or blender, and grade until fine.
  • Next, make your crust by combining your Oreos, melted butter, and 1 tablespoon of sugar. Make sure your crumbs are coated but do not make into a paste.
  • Press mixture firmly into the bottom of a cheesecake pan.
  • Bake your crust for five minutes, and then set aside while you make your filling.
  • In a large mixing bowl combine your cream cheese, vanilla, and one cup of sugar.
  • Using a handmixer, mix until smooth.
  • Pour your brickle chips or brickle toffee into batter and blend.
  • Pour batter on top of your crust.
  • Spoon caramel on to the top of your batter, and cut through your batter with a knife several times to give the marbleized effect.
  • Bake at 350° for 30 to 40 minutes. Center will be set and not liquidy, but not raised and baked like the outer portion.
  • Let cool completely. Remove from cheesecake pan, and refrigerate for three hours or overnight.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Substitute the oreos for graham crackers to create a different crust. So yummy!

Nutrition Facts

Calories 696kcal, Carbohydrates 60g, Protein 10g, Fat 48g, Saturated Fat 26g, Cholesterol 174mg, Sodium 545mg, Potassium 288mg, Fiber 2g, Sugar 41g, Vitamin A 1460IU, Calcium 115mg, Iron 5mg

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