Little Debbie Christmas Tree Cheesecake

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There’s something magical about the holidays, especially when it involves a fusion of beloved treats. Little Debbie Christmas Tree Cheesecake isn’t just a dessert; it’s a festive journey, blending nostalgia with creamy cheesecake goodness. Perfect for those who love a twist on the classics!

Is This Cheesecake Beginner-Friendly?

Totally! It’s a great choice for both experienced and novice bakers. Plus, you don’t need a water bath, making it simpler than many traditional cheesecakes.

What Makes This Cheesecake So Special?

The secret lies in its unique blend – Little Debbie Christmas Tree Cakes mixed into a classic cheesecake base. Plus, that Golden Oreo crust? Divine!

How Do I Get That Perfect Cheesecake Consistency?

Patience and precision are your friends here. Mix just enough and watch the baking time – a slightly wobbly center is your cue.

Can I Add My Own Creative Touch to the Cheesecake?

Of course! Feel free to experiment with the decorations to make your cheesecake uniquely yours. It’s your canvas!

What’s the Best Storage Tip for This Cheesecake?

Keep it chilled. This cheesecake loves the cool confines of your fridge and stays fresh for days, making it a great make-ahead dessert.

Embracing the holiday spirit with a Little Debbie Christmas Tree Cheesecake is a delightful experience. It’s a recipe that’s all about bringing joy and indulgence to your festive celebrations. So, grab your apron and let’s bake some holiday cheer!

Total Preparation and Cooking Time:

  • Prep: 20 minutes
  • Cook: 1 hour
  • Chilling: 6 hours
  • Total: 7 hours 20 minutes

Yield: 14 servings
Calories: 314 kcal per serving

Ingredients:

  • For the Crust:
    • 2 cups Golden Oreos, finely crushed (about 23-25 Oreos)
    • 6 Tablespoons butter, salted, melted
  • For the Cheesecake Filling:
    • 32 ounces full-fat cream cheese, softened (4 packages of 8 ounces each)
    • 1 cup sugar, granulated
    • 2 Tablespoons flour, all-purpose
    • 1 teaspoon extract, pure vanilla
    • ½ cup sour cream, full-fat, room temperature
    • ¼ cup cream, heavy
    • 4 eggs, large
    • 6 Little Debbie Christmas Tree Cakes
  • For the Topping:
    • 4 ounces chocolate, white
    • 2 Tablespoons cream, heavy
    • Red icing, for decorating
    • Green sprinkles

Equipment:

  • 9-inch springform pan

Preparation Instructions:

  1. Crust Preparation:
    Preheat oven to 325°F. Line a 9-inch springform pan with parchment paper. Blend Golden Oreos into fine crumbs and mix with melted butter. Press evenly into the pan and bake for 10 minutes. Let cool.
  2. Cheesecake Filling:
    Mix cream cheese, sugar, flour, and vanilla until smooth. Incorporate sour cream, heavy cream, and eggs one at a time. Pour half the batter over the crust, place Little Debbie cakes, and cover with the remaining batter.
  3. Baking:
    Bake in a preheated oven over a pan of hot water for 60-70 minutes. Turn off the oven and cool the cheesecake inside with the door ajar for 30-45 minutes. Remove, cool at room temperature, and refrigerate for 6 hours.
  4. Topping:
    Combine white chocolate and heavy cream, microwave for 30 seconds, and stir until smooth. Cool, spread over cheesecake, and refrigerate for 1 hour. Decorate with green sprinkles and red icing.
  5. Serving & Storage:
    Slice and serve chilled. Store in the fridge for up to 4 days or freeze for up to 3 months. Thaw overnight in the fridge before serving.

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