Blue Velvet Cheesecake

Added on by Monica Cheng.

Lo and behold, this legendary cheesecake might possibly be the most delicious thing you will have ever put in your mouth. One bite. You're in heaven, your worries are gone, and life is good. And then you have some more.

Seriously, these are freaking delicious. It's a melt-in-your-mouth experience that easily matches the quality of those amazing cheesecakes from The Cheesecake Factory.

We ran out of red food coloring, so we took inventive measures and brandished the mighty and exotic blue food coloring! I suppose these photos aren't my best, and the cheesecake could've used a little polishing to look more photogenic, but

the taste

...Oh, the taste made up for everything.

And besides, didn’t anyone ever tell you that looks aren’t everything? Let's get to the recipe. You'll want to bookmark this one; trust me.

Special thanks to Katie Havard for finding the amazing recipe!

Bon apetit!

Caroline & Monica

Carefully spread over Oreo crust; then layer with remaining cream cheese batter...I know, it doesn't look pretty or appetizing. YET! Just wait till you bake it and chill it. Drool-worthy, I promise.

Click here for the printable recipe of Blue Velvet Cheesecake

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Blue Velvet Cheesecake

From

Kraft Recipes

Yield: 10 servings

Total Time: 1 hour cooking + 5 hours to chill

Ingredients

24 Oreo cookies (about 2 cups), finely crushed

1/4 cup butter, melted

6 oz Baker's semi-sweet chocolate, divided

24 ounces (3 packages) cream cheese, softened

3/4 cup granulated sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla

3 eggs

1 tablespoon red/blue food coloring

Directions

1. Mix Oreos and butter in food processor. Press onto bottom of greased spring foam pan. 2. Melt chocolate and set aside. Beat cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla until well-combined. Add eggs. Beat until just combined. 3. Remove 2 cups of cream cheese batter and mix with melted chocolate and food coloring. Carefully spread over Oreo crust; then layer with remaining cream cheese batter. 4. Bake for 26 minutes at 350 degrees, or until center is almost set. Cool completely, and melt remaining chocolate to drizzle over the cheesecake. Chill for 5 hours. Serve & enjoy!

That 5 hours of chilling might possibly feel like the longest

wait of your life, but it's completely worth it.

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