Mint Oreo Cheesecake Cupcakes
Mint Oreo Cheesecake Cupcakes combine mint oreos with creamy mint cheesecake for a mouthwatering treat! They make ideal green desserts for potlucks, birthday parties and are will be one of your favorite St Patrick’s Day recipes! They’re ready in 30 minutes with just 6 ingredients. Plus video tutorial!
After the success of our Oreo Cheesecake Cupcakes, we decided to make a St Patrick’s Day version. These treats are ideal for anyone who’s a mint lover or whose favorite color is green! Plus, this recipe is fun to make with kids too.
We used mint creme oreos and added non-alcoholic creme de menthe syrup to flavor the cheesecake. If you can’t find mint oreos, Annie’s and Newman’s Own also make a similar product. Failing all that, regular oreos will work just fine too.
HOW TO MAKE MINT OREO CHEESECAKE CUPCAKES
To make them, you’ll need to start by lining a 12-cup muffin tin with white paper cupcakes cups. Then you can place a cookie into each cup.
After that make the cheesecake filling in a mixing bowl using a hand mixer. You’ll need:
- Cream cheese
- Creme de menthe syrup: I recommend Torani which is available online
Once it’s ready, spoon the mixture on top of the cookies to about 3/4 full. Now you’re ready to bake at 350°F (177°C) for about 20 minutes.
And that’s it. You bake for them for 20 minutes and then let them cool before garnishing with optional whipped cream and chocolate shavings.
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This recipe is easy to make ahead of time. Once cool, simply store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 2 months.
WATCH HOW TO MAKE MINT OREO CHEESECAKE CUPCAKES:
Mint Oreo Cheesecake Cupcakes (with Video)
- Preheat oven to 350F degrees. Line a 12-cup muffin tin with paper cupcake cups. Add one cookie to each cup.
- In a medium bowl, beat together cream cheese, sugar, eggs until smooth. Then thoroughly mix in add creme de menthe.
- Bake for 20 minutes. Remove from oven and cool completely.
- When ready to serve, top with optional whipped cream and grate some chocolate on top. Serve and enjoy!
- You can substitute light cream cheese in this recipe if you prefer.
- These cupcakes will last up to 3 days stored in the fridge in an airtight container. You can also freeze them for up to 2 months.
EQUIPMENT FOR MAKING MINT OREO CHEESECAKE
Editor note: Originally published 3/3/2017 and updated 3/12/2019
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