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What would Christmas be without Candy Canes? Candy Cane Cheesecake will make sure that never happens!

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Peppermint desserts will be everywhere this time of year, so you better have yours ready to go for your holiday festivities!

Make this cheesecake a day ahead for easy party set up. Creamy peppermint flavor with a crunchy Oreo cookie crust. For more candy cane craziness crush a bunch right on top!


For the Crust:

  • 22 Oreo Cookies
  • 3 tbsp melted Butter
  • 1 tbsp Sugar

For the Filling:

  • 16 oz softened Cream Cheese
  • 2 cups Heavy Cream
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1 tsp Peppermint Extract
  • 6 drops Pink Food Coloring


  1. Crush Oreos in food processor and add melted butter and sugar.
  2. Press mixture into bottom and part way up sides of springform pan.
  3. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes to firm.
  4. Beat cream cheese and sugar until well mixed. Set aside.
  5. Whip heavy cream and powder sugar until stiff peaks form.
  6. Fold and blend cream cheese mixture into whipped cream mixture.
  7. Add food coloring and peppermint into filling mixture.
  8. Pour/spread into pan.
  9. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours or until firm.
  10. You can garnish with dollops of whipped topping and crushed peppermints if desired.