Mini Upside Down Oreo Cheesecakes

by Alli

My grandkids are constantly asking me about my blog and are always interested in helping in the kitchen! They especially love making Mini Upside Down Oreo Cheesecakes. 

My grandson, Logan, loves to help his mom out in the kitchen on a regular basis. And when he’s at my house, he’s always asking if he can help out with the cooking, etc. (I do hope this lasts!)

So you can imagine his surprise and delight when I asked him to make something to share on my blog. When I asked him what he wanted to make, he didn’t hesitate for a second. He blurted out, “Cookies and cream cheesecake!”

We found the perfect recipe for him to make all by himself.  It’s Upside-Down Mini Cheesecakes.

I did supervise while Logan measured, poured, and mixed. He whipped up the mini upside down Oreo cheesecakes all by himself. The only part I had to play in the baking of the cheesecakes was placing them in the oven and pulling them out.  

I feel he’s a tad too young to come in contact with the oven yet, but his poppy has taught him how to make coffee with the Keurig, but that’s another story!

The recipe is a simple cheesecake recipe and calls for cream cheese, sugar, eggs, sour cream, vanilla, and Oreos. It bakes for 20 minutes and after cooled, is placed in the fridge for 3-4 hours.

Here’s how Logan did it! Oh yeah, he just had to wear one of his hats! The first step, of course, was giving those hands a good washing before beginning.

Mini Upside Down Oreo Cheesecakes

Cooking With Kids

Logan loves cooking! 

Oreo Cheesecakes

Heat oven to 350ΒΊ F. and place cupcake liners in a 12-cup muffin tin. Add an Oreo cookie to each liner. Coarsely chop the remaining cookies and set aside for later.


Mini Oreo Cheesecakes

In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar in a large bowl until well combined. Add sour cream and vanilla and mix well. Add eggs, one at a time and beat until just blended. 

Upside Down Mini Oreo Cheesecakes

Upside Down Oreo Cheesecakes

 

Mini Upside Down Oreo Cheesecakes

Stir in the chopped cookies and spoon into the muffin cups. Bake 20 minutes or until centers are almost set. Cool and refrigerate in the tins for 3-4 hours.

Remove cheesecakes from the muffin tins.

Upside Down Oreo Cheesecakes

The mini upside-down Oreo cheesecakes are a big hit!  And Logan is an excellent baker!

Mini Upside Down Oreo Cheesecakes

Upside Down Oreo Cheesecakes

Upside Down Oreo Cheesecakes

Mini Upside Down Oreo Cheesecakes

Yield: 12
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Additional Time: 4 hours
Total Time: 4 hours 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 20 Oreo Cookies
  • 2 packages (8 oz. each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350º F.
  2. Place cupcake liners in a 12-cup muffin tin. Place an Oreo cookie in each liner.
  3. Coarsely chop remaining cookies and set aside.
  4. Beat sugar and cream cheese in a mixing bowl until well combined. Add sour cream and vanilla and mix well. Add eggs, one at a time and beat on low until just blended.
  5. Stir in the chopped cookies and spoon into muffin cups.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes. Cool and place the muffin tin in the refrigerator for 3-4 hours.
  7. Remove the cheesecakes from the liners and serve cookie side up.
Nutrition Information
Yield 12 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 171Total Fat 8gSaturated Fat 3gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 1gCholesterol 41mgSodium 120mgCarbohydrates 23gFiber 1gSugar 17gProtein 3g

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38 comments

Melinda Snavley September 17, 2014 - 7:55 am

Logan that looks so good!!! Proud of you!! Aunt Melinda loves you. πŸ™‚

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Alli September 17, 2014 - 8:23 am

I’m proud of him, too! He did it all by himself! And they turned out perfectly. πŸ™‚

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Rebekah September 17, 2014 - 8:36 am

He did a great job. They were delicious! I’m very proud of my little Lo Lo. πŸ™‚

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Alli September 17, 2014 - 9:20 am

He’s already wanting to make something else by himself!

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Amy A September 17, 2014 - 9:05 am

Great job! My middle son loves to bake as well. I’ve got a bowl full of shredded zucchinni in the fridge just waiting to be made into bread, so I’ll press him into service today!

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Alli September 17, 2014 - 1:58 pm

That sounds good! I love zucchini bread!

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alyssa September 17, 2014 - 9:21 am

Holy cow these look yummy!!!

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Alli September 17, 2014 - 10:12 am

They are so good and so easy – even an 8 year old can do it! πŸ™‚

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Paris (My Big Fat Happy Life) September 17, 2014 - 9:40 am

He did an awesome job! That’s so great that he loves to help out in the kitchen and that you and his mom allow him to. S loves to help in the kitchen and has been asking to help make dinner this week.

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Alli September 17, 2014 - 10:11 am

I was surprised at how well he did! He now wants his own blog, bake a cake, . . what have I done??? πŸ™‚

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Logan Can September 17, 2014 - 9:46 am

These look so good! Logan is too cute. Great name, too! πŸ˜‰

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Alli September 17, 2014 - 10:11 am

Every time I visit your blog, I think about what a great name you have! πŸ™‚

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Heather September 17, 2014 - 10:35 am

These are so cute…I have a serious weakness for oreos so I will be pinning for later πŸ™‚

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Alli September 17, 2014 - 1:58 pm

Oreos are THE best! πŸ™‚

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Tiffany September 17, 2014 - 10:56 am

Great job! They look delicious and I love seeing kids in the kitchen.

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Alli September 17, 2014 - 1:59 pm

Me, too. Don’t tell, but I have much more patience with the grands in the kitchen than I did with my kids in the kitchen. πŸ™‚

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Louida September 17, 2014 - 11:08 am

Great job Logan! You picked the prefect dessert!

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Alli September 17, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Yes, he did! Everyone loved them. Next time he may have to double that recipe.

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Shirley Wood September 17, 2014 - 11:36 am

Isn’t he just precious, working with his Grandma in the kitchen! I love that hat!! I can only imagine how he was watching the clock for 3 whole hours before his creation was ready to eat! Pinning!

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Alli September 17, 2014 - 1:57 pm

That was the longest 3 hours in history! He’s ready to make something else!

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Mari September 17, 2014 - 1:30 pm

My daughter will love this must try!!!

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Alli September 17, 2014 - 1:52 pm

It’s the perfect recipe for kids!

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Lisa K September 17, 2014 - 2:38 pm

Way to go, Logan! They look great, and that’s awesome that he offers to help you guys out!

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Kristen from The Road to Domestication September 17, 2014 - 3:22 pm

Okay, I see a future chef there! And I love how he cooks in a hat LOL He’s got style! Now, enough of this posting delicious cheesecakes while I’m on a diet…YUM!!!

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Alli September 17, 2014 - 9:30 pm

I know! I didn’t eat any. Of course, there was no leftovers. πŸ™‚

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Crystal September 17, 2014 - 10:42 pm

How fun baking with your grandson!! Special times!!

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MJ @ Daisy & June September 18, 2014 - 10:26 am

What a cutie!!! I am loving the look and sound of these – my waistband however is shaking it’s fist at you!!

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Jen Lawrence September 18, 2014 - 11:16 am

How Nice! I have fun baking with my daughters. We love oreos and cheesecake! Winning recipe!

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Shirley Wood September 18, 2014 - 3:32 pm

Alli, Thank you for linking up with us at Home Matters Linky! Your blog is among the favorites!

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Roxanne @ The Honeycomb Home September 19, 2014 - 9:23 am

These look amazing! Thanks for sharing at Pin-Worthy Wednesday! I have pinned this to our Pinterest group board.

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Alli September 19, 2014 - 10:03 am

Thanks for the pin and for hosting a great party. We would love for you to party with us today at the Pretty Pintastic Party!

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Zan September 19, 2014 - 8:36 pm

Your gandson is so cute with the hat doing his thing! Those little cakes caught my attention right away!

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Alli September 20, 2014 - 7:04 am

Thanks, Zan! He really likes to bake.

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Tanya September 20, 2014 - 11:43 pm

OMG! He’s so young, yet so good at baking. I need to learn from him!

Hopping over from Wake-Up Wednesdays. I am a co-host at the party and would like to thank you for joining us!

-Tanya
http://tanyaanurag.blogspot.com/

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Alli September 21, 2014 - 8:34 pm

I couldn’t cook at all at that age. πŸ™‚

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Kirsten September 26, 2014 - 9:06 am

I love recipes that are easy for kids to follow. Can’t wait to try this one with my boys. Looks delicious!

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Amber @ Tales of Domestica September 26, 2014 - 9:13 pm

My kids would LOVE these! Pinned it for later!
Thanks!

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Alli September 26, 2014 - 9:46 pm

They didn’t last long at my house. πŸ™‚ Next time Logan needs to double the recipe. πŸ™‚

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