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Snickerdoodle Cheesecake with Cookie Whipped Cream

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 40 minutes
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Snickerdoodle Cheesecake with Cookie Whipped Cream is your new favorite holiday dessert! It's warm and full of cinnamon & cookies! Beyond yum!

If you love this cheesecake, you have to try this Chocolate Chip Cheesecake and Apple Pie Stuffed Cheesecake too!

Snickerdoodle Cheesecake with Cookie Whipped Cream

Snickerdoodle Cheesecake with Cookie Whipped Cream is your new favorite holiday recipe. In fact, it's the recipe you didn't know that you needed! I'm here to tell you that this recipe will be sure to be a HUGE hit at all of your holiday dinners. It's a favorite amongst my family so I know that yours will enjoy it as well.

For starters, this cheesecake is SO good. It's full of warm cinnamon, decadent cream cheese, and a yummy graham cracker crust. The filling is dense and creamy. The crust is buttery and sweet. And with the cookie whipped cream on top? Ugh. It truly seals the deal.

Snickerdoodle Cheesecake with Cookie Whipped Cream

Are you ready for holiday season? I feel like this year's holiday season is well upon us. I am amazed at how quickly time has passed this year, but somehow it's been the longest year ever. Don't get me wrong, I'm SUPER excited for the holidays, just in awe as to where the time has gone! In the spirit of gearing up for holiday season, I made this cheesecake. I tested this recipe and perfected it after a few attempts. Let's be clear, it's critical that holiday dinner is IMPECCABLE. It has to be perfect. There is no wiggle room for anything to go wrong. At least in my family. lol What are some of your favorite holiday foods and traditions?

Snickerdoodle Cheesecake with Cookie Whipped Cream

So, this cheesecake recipe has a few steps but it's not difficult to make at all! Of note, you will need a 9-inch springform pan. No special ingredients, everything in this recipe is pretty easy to find at the grocery store. I will also note, for the cookie whipped cream, I simply used Pillsbury cookie dough, added some cinnamon to it and baked it. I then blended the cookies in a food processor and added them cookie crumbs to the whipped cream. It's pretty simple! Quite a few steps, but so worth it!

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snickerdoodle cheesecake

Snickerdoodle Cheesecake with Cookie Whipped Cream

Snickerdoodle Cheesecake with Cookie Whipped Cream is your new favorite holiday dessert! It's warm and full of cinnamon & cookies! Beyond yum!
Serving: 12 servings
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 40 minutes
Calories: 380kcal



Cheesecake Filling

  • 4 8oz Packs of cream cheese
  • 4 eggs
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon

Graham Cracker Crust

  • 14 sheets cinnamon graham cracker
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • 6 tbsp salted butter (melted)
  • Pinch of salt

Cookie Whipped Cream

  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • ½ cup sugar
  • Any snickerdoodle cookies (I used Pillsbury sugar cookie dough and added 1 tbsp cinnamon)


  • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Wrap the bottom and sides of an springform pan with aluminum foil.
  • Make the crust. Put the graham crackers in a food processor and blend until uniform. Add sugar, cinnamon, and butter, and mix until all ingredients are combined. The mixture should be somewhat of a sticky texture.
  • Add crust into the 9-inch springform pan. Press the mixture against the bottom of the springform pan and put in the refrigerator and allow it to set while making the cheesecake filling.
  • Add the cream cheese and sugar into the kitchenaid mixer or large mixing bowl and mix on low to start and gradually increase the speed to medium. Slowly add eggs, one by one, and continue to add cinnamon, sour cream, and vanilla extract. Scrape down the sides of the bowl if needed. Allow ingredients to mix together for 5 minutes on medium speed. Periodically scrape the sides of the bowl to ensure that everything is mixing properly.
  • Grab the graham cracker crust out of the refrigerator and pour the cheesecake filling into the springform pan. Do not over fill because the filling will rise. Place aluminum covered springform pan into into a deep roasting dish/9x13 pan. Fill the bottom of the pan with 2 inches of water. Add cheesecake to the middle rack of the oven so that the cake doesn't burn against the top of the oven.
  • Bake for an hour and forty minutes. Once finished, take the cake out of the water bath and allow the cake to cool to room temperature for at least an hour. Set in the refrigerator for 4 hours, optimally overnight.
  • For the whipped cream, Put the pre-made sugar cookie mix into a bowl and mixed in 1 tbsp cinnamon. Bake per the package's instructions. (if using already made cookies, skip this step).
  • Blend 4-5 cookies in a food processor until smooth.
  • Add heavy whipping cream into a kitchenaid mixer and whip on medium speed. Slowly add sugar as cream begins to thicken. Beat until stiff peaks form and then stop. Fold in cookie crumbs. Add to a piping bag and pipe onto cheesecake. Or Slather on with a knife! Sprinkle any leftover cookie crumbs on top.
  • Eat up!


Calories: 380kcal
Course: Cakes, Pies, Tarts, desserts
Cuisine: American

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  1. Hi,
    I want to attempt this recipe for Christmas. Can I make it the night before? Any tips for prepping ahead? 🙂

    • Hello! You can absolutely make this ahead of time. I just recommend making the cheesecake without the whipped cream topping and covering with plastic wrap and storing in the refrigerator so that it doesn't dry out. Make the whipped cream just before serving. Enjoy!

  2. 5 stars
    As your husband, this is my all time favorite dish of yours. I love cheesecake and this is easily the best. Cheesecake I have ever had. If you love me, you will make it for mine and rowy's birthdays!

    • Say no more, you've got a cheesecake loading for your birthday this year and it'll be the best yet to come 🙂

  3. 5 stars
    I made this for Thanksgiving and it turned out so well! I meant to take a photo before we ate it, but everyone was so excited to eat it! I'll definitely make this again.

  4. 5 stars
    I’m already obsessed with snickerdoodle cookies! Then I came across your cheesecake recipe and was blown away! It was absolutely delicious.

  5. 5 stars
    What an amazing dessert!! So rich and creamy, and perfectly spiced. And that cookie whipped cream is a game changer!!

  6. 5 stars
    This snickerdoodle cheesecake is divine! It is the perfect amount of sweetness and has such incredible flavor! I love the notes of cinnamon and the delicious cookie whipped cream! Will definitely make again for the holidays!

  7. 5 stars
    Snickerdoodles are one of my favorite cookies and cheesecake one of my favorite desserts. You managed to give me both in one recipe, which I will gladly accept. This is a winner!

    • No way, mine too! You can't go wrong with snickerdoodles! I'm so happy that you enjoyed this recipe!

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