In a bowl mix together the crushed Oreos and melted butter until fully combined, it should resemble wet sand. Once combined press into the prepared pan.

Make Crusts

Bake crust for 8 minutes to let the crust set up then set the Oreo crust aside to cool while you make the filling.

Par-Bake Crusts

Step 2

In a large bowl beat the cream cheese for two minutes on low speed. Add the sugar and mix for another minute, make sure to scrape the sides of the bowl so all is incorporated evenly.

Beat Cream Cheese

Step 3

Add the sour cream and vanilla, mix for another 30 seconds or so then add the eggs, one at a time, but do not over mix after they are added.

Add Liquid Ingredients

Step 4

Gently fold in the crushed Oreos. I make sure my Oreos are not finely crushed like I use for the crust, I prefer bigger chunks of Oreo.

Add Crushed Oreos

Step 5

Place the cheesecake on the middle oven rack. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until the center stops jiggling a lot.

Pour and Bake

Step 6

In a bowl add chopped chocolate and set aside. In a small saucepan add cream and cook until just before boiling. Pour directly over chocolate, and let sit for 3 minutes. Then using a whisk, mix the chocolate and cream until silky.

Make Ganache

Step 7

Spread the ganache over the chilled oreo cheesecake.

Make Ganache

Step 8

Let the bars set up then slice* the cheesecake into bars then pipe the whipped cream on each bar and add crushed Oreos on top.

Slice and Pipe

Step 9