Peppermint Cheesecake Recipe

This creamy peppermint cheesecake has an Oreo cookie crust and chocolate ganache topping. The texture is smooth and velvety without being too dense, and the flavor is a delicious creamy peppermint that’s perfect for the holidays. 

Servings : 14 Pieces


Oreo Crust
30 Oreo cookies wafers and filling
1/4 cup unsalted butter melted

Cheesecake Filling
24 oz cream cheese* full-fat, brick-style
1 cup white sugar
1 tablespoon corn starch or 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 cup sour cream*
1-2 teaspoons peppermint extract to taste
2-4 drops red food coloring optional
3 large eggs*

Chocolate Ganache
6 oz semi-sweet chocolate* finely chopped
2/3 cup heavy cream
2 crushed candy canes
whipping cream for decorating

For the Waterbath
hot water


  1. Preheat the oven to 350F degrees.
  2. Wrap the outside a 9-inch springform pan with aluminum foil at least 3 times so that the bottom and sides are covered with no seems are showing.
  3. Visit Peppermint Cheesecake Recipe @ for full instructions.

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