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Mini Cheesecakes

The easiest, most delicious way to make Mini Cheesecakes. Made with vanilla beans, Golden Oreos all in a muffin tin. Perfect every time.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword vanilla bean cheesecake
Prep Time 8 hours
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 8 hours 15 minutes
Servings 16 individual cheesecakes
Calories 188kcal
Author Lauren


  • 16 Golden Oreo Cookies
  • 16 oz cream cheese 2 blocks, softened at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried vanilla beans or vanilla bean paste, optional

any desired toppings:

  • chocolate sauce
  • salted caramel
  • strawberries etc.


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • Line 16 muffin tins with paper liners. Place 1 cookie in the bottom of each tin to create the crust.
    Cupcake liners with a Golden Oreo in the bottom
  • In a large bowl, mix cream cheese and sugar together until combined. Add in eggs, 1 at a time until incorporated. Scrape sides of bowl and mix again. Stir in vanilla and dried vanilla beans. Cheesecake mixture should be thick and smooth.
    cheesecake mixture
  • Spoon mixture into muffin tins to cover cookies. Even the tops as best as you can. Bake 15 minutes or until completely set.
    cheesecake mixture in each cupcake liner
  • Cool in muffin tins to room temperature, then transfer to air tight containers and refrigerate until completely chilled {6-8 hours to overnight}.
    baked cheesecakes
  • Remove wrappers, top with any desired garnishes and serve.
    Mini Cheesecakes with chocolate sauce on top


Calories: 188kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 52mg | Sodium: 141mg | Potassium: 58mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 410IU | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1mg