Cookie Dough Cheesecake - Copycat/Olive Garden

Recipe by ColoradoCookin
READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
YIELD: 1 Cake




  • Preheat oven to 325.
  • CRUST:.
  • Generously grease the bottom and sides of a 10" spring form pan.
  • Combine the margarine with the chocolate cookie crumbs.
  • Press onto the bottom and sides of the pan.
  • Using an electric mixer on high speed, combine cream cheese, sugar, eggs and flour and mix until smooth.
  • Add vanilla and sour cream and mix just until blended.
  • Pour 1/2 of the batter into prepared crust. Cut cookie dough into golf ball sized chunks and drop into batter.
  • Sprinkle in chocolate chips.
  • Pour over remaining batter.
  • Bake for 60 minutes.
  • Turn off the oven and open the door to the broil position.
  • Allow cake to remain in the oven 30 more minutes.
  • Refrigerate until ready to serve. To serve, remove the sides of the pan and top with fresh whipped cream.
  • Sprinkle with additional chocolate chips and chopped walnuts.