Cookies and Cream Cheesecake Cupcakes

What comes in your mind when you hear this phrase, ‘twist, lick and dunk.’? It won’t take a second or two to say, ‘Oreo!’ Yeah, from kids to grownups; we all love these chocolate sandwich cookies. It now comes in different flavored sweet creme filling in between. Since it’s the world’s favorite cookie we want it to be part of the most awaited part when it comes to eating which is ‘dessert’. From simple tasty cookies we added it to almost every dessert like cakes, ice creams and a lot more.

This time, you can combine those yummy cookies to something soft, creamy and sweet, yet has a pleasing slight tang called cream cheese. What do we get? A perfect combination for a mouth watering dessert! And we’ll call it Cookies and Cream Cheesecake Cupcakes. Oh my! I can’t wait to have a bite. For this recipe the Oreo cookies will be placed at the bottom as a whole and some of it will be coarsely chopped. With this, you’ll get a slightly crunch at the bottom of each cupcake and the Oreo bits suspended inside the creamy sweet cream cheese goodness are the best part of this treat. And preparing this recipe is way easier than you might think. So let’s collect the ingredients and start baking this yummy treat!

We only need 7 ingredients from this delicious recipe from 'Handle the Heat'. This recipe is her first to go viral on her website and attract a lot of attention in the social media community.

Ingredients:

21 Oreo cookies, 15 left whole, 6 coarsely chopped

1 pound (2 8-ounce packages) cream cheese, at room temperature

1/2 cup granulated sugar

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 large eggs, at room temperature

1/2 cup sour cream

1/8 teaspoon fine salt


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