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How To Make New York Cheesecake Using An Instant Pot

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Have you ever wondered how to make New York Cheesecake using an Instant Pot, or in fact how to make any cheesecake in the pressure cooker? If so you’re in luck.

Today I am sharing a fantastic Instant Pot cheesecake recipe. This is a New York cheesecake using an oreo cookie base and snickers chocolate for a topping. You will love this simple and delicious Instant pot snickers cheesecake recipe and won’t be able to get enough of it! 

Enjoy! 

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Instant Pot Cheesecake Recipe Ideas

If you’re looking for the best Instant pot cheesecake recipes then you’re in the right place. This New York cheesecake is so delicious and easy to make and you can give it any topping you like. 

We chose to share this Snickers cheesecake recipe, however you can experiment and have fun trying out different topics. The choice is yours. You can to your New York cheesecake with any chocolate you please or even use a variety or combination of flavours.

We love Oreo cheescake, Snickers cheescake and maltesers cheescake. I guess it depends what your favourite chocolate or candy is? 

How To Make Cheesecake Crust

I’ll begin by sharing the method for making your cheesecake crust. This is an Oreo cookie cheesecake crust and tastes delicious. 

You will need:

5-6 oreo cookies crushed (with cream)

Prepare your crust by placing the oreo cookies in a food processor if possible.

Prepare a 6” springform pan with nonstick spray, and dump the oreo crust into the bottom and pack down.

Place in the freezer until you are finished with the filling.

how to make cheesecake crust

How To Make Cheese Cake Filling

You will need:

2 8 oz. packages of cream cheese at room temperature

6 tbsp sugar

1 tsp vanilla

2 eggs

½ cup sour cream (or yogurt)

Cream together the cream cheese, this is the longest part because you want to make sure that there are no lumps in the cream cheese before adding anything else. I mix mine 6-8 minutes until I am sure it is lump free.

Add in the sugar one tablespoon at a time and combine completely.

Add in the sour cream and mix well.

making new york cheescake batter

Finally add in the eggs one at a time making sure to completely combine before adding the next. Mix as little as possible to get the eggs incorporated well in the batter .

Pour the batter in the prepared springform and tap a few times against the counter.

How To Cook Cheesecake In The Instant Pot

Now the crust and batter are in the springform pan you are ready to cook your Snickers cheesecake in the pressure cooker. 

Prepare your pressure cooker with 1 cup of water and place the trivet in the bottom of the pot.

Cover your cheesecake with aluminium foil, and place on the trivet. Set pressure cooker to 35 minutes high pressure. Allow the pot to naturally release.

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After you can open the pot, take the cheesecake out and let it sit on the counter until cooled. Place in the refrigerator 8 hours to overnight.

Once the cheesecake is completely cool you can top it with a chocolate ganache and Snickers candy pieces.

new york cheesecake recipe

How To Make Ganache For Your Snickers Cheesecake

This is the fun part… making your Snickers cheesecake topping. 

Place ½ cup semi sweet chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl.

Add in ½ cup heavy whipping cream and place in the microwave for 30 seconds.

Take out and allow to stand for about 5 minutes and then mix. Make sure there are no lumps.

Pour over the cheesecake and drip small amounts over the side if desired.

Add your crushed up snickers on top of the ganache.

Serve and enjoy!

Yield: one

Instant Pot New York Cheesecake With Snickers Topping

This is a simple and delicious recipe for New York Cheesecake in the Instant Pot
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Additional Time 5 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 8 oz. packages of cream cheese at room temperature
  • 6 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup sour cream (or yogurt)
  • Crust: 5-6 oreo cookies crushed (with cream)
  • Toppings (optional)½ cup chocolate chips
  • ½ cup heavy whipping cream
  • Snickers candy bar pieces

Instructions

Prepare your crust by placing the oreo cookies in a food processor if possible.

Prepare a 6” springform pan with nonstick spray, and dump the oreo crust into the bottom and pack down.

Place in the freezer until you are finished with the filling.

To start the filling: Cream together the cream cheese, this is the longest part because you want to make sure that there are no lumps in the cream cheese before adding anything else.

I mix mine 6-8 minutes until I am sure it is lump free.

Add in the sugar one tablespoon at a time and combine completely.

Add in the sour cream and mix well.

Finally add in the eggs one at a time making sure to completely combine before adding the next.

Mix as little as possible to get the eggs incorporated well in the batter.

Pour the batter in the prepared springform and tap a few times against the counter.

Prepare your pressure cooker with 1 cup of water and place the trivet in the bottom of the pot. Cover your cheesecake with aluminum foil, and place on the trivet.

Set pressure cooker to 35 minutes high pressure. Allow the pot to naturally release. After you can open the pot, take the cheesecake out and let it sit on the counter until cooled.

Place in the refrigerator 8 hours to overnight.

Once the cheesecake is completely cool you can top it with a chocolate ganache and Snickers candy pieces.

For the ganache: Place ½ cup semi sweet chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl.

Add in ½ cup heavy whipping cream and place in the microwave for 30 seconds. Take out and allow to stand for about 5 minutes and then mix.

Make sure there are no lumps. Pour over the cheesecake and drip small amounts over the side if desired. Serve and enjoy!

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial on how to make New York Cheesecake. Please do pin this for future reference. 

 

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