Oreos

This was another recipe that was supposed to be made in December, to send to some friends for Christmas but then I decided that they’d have plenty of food over Christmas and that they’d be better received in the new year (i.e. I ran out of time). I was privileged to be asked to make Oreo cheesecake truffles for said friends’ wedding this summer and thought that these would be a nice reminder of that amazing day.

oreos

For the cookies I used a recipe from Erren’s Kitchen¬†and for the filling I opted for a recipe from Sally’s Baking Addiction.

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Chocolate Cheesecake Bars

I live with a man whose very existence is dependent on the existence of cheesecake. He loves the stuff. I, despite being a lover of baking and all things cake, have never made a cheesecake. That was until I saw these on FoodLikeCake’s blog, three layers of chocolate! What’s not to love?!

Chocolate Cheesecake Bars

I’m not a huge cheesecake fan but these are definitely changing my mind. They were incredibly yummy and I’ve heard from the expert himself that they were exceedingly good cheesecakes. I admit to halving the recipe as they were just for one person and I didn’t want them to go to waste. I imagine they would probably freeze ok though, cheesecake usually does. Half the recipe made 12 squares.

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