Cheesecake Factory Oreo Cheesecake
2 tablespoons melted butter
1-1/2 cups Oreo cookie crumbs
3 pkgs. (8 oz. each) cream cheese
1 cup sugar
5 large eggs
1/4 cup flour
2 teaspoons vanilla
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 container (8 oz.) sour cream
5 Oreo cookies, coarsely chopped
10 Oreo cookies, coarsely chopped, for garnish
Mix melted butter with Oreo crumbs and press into bottom and sides of a buttered springform pan. Cover and set aside.
Beat cream cheese with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Gradually add sugar while beating with the mixer. Add eggs, one at a time, while beating with the mixer. Add flour, vanilla, and salt, while beating with the mixer. Add sour cream while beating with the mixer. With a spoon, stir in 5 chopped Oreo's. Pour mixture into pan with crust and sprinkle with 10 chopped Oreo's.
Bake on the top rack of a 325ºF oven for 75 minutes. Prop open the oven door and let cheesecake sit in cooling oven for 1 hour. Remove from oven and allow to cool before refrigerating. Refrigerate overnight.
NOTES : All ingredients should be at room temperature before preparing for best results.