1.5cupsOreo cookie crumbsor, 18 Oreos and made into crumbs in the food processor
2 8oz.packages of cream cheese softened
Zest of a quarter of a lemon
1 ½cupsfrozen strawberriesthawed
Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Mix Oreo crumbs and melted butter in a bowl and once thoroughly combined, press evenly into pie pan. Bake for 5-8 minutes and set aside. Increase oven temperature to 350 degrees.
With an electric mixer, beat cream cheese, sugar, lemon zest and lemon juice. Add sour cream and mix until combined. Next, add eggs and start beating again, until thoroughly combined.
Pour cream cheese mixture in Oreo crust and bake for 45-50 minutes.
In a saucepan, bring water and cornstarch to a boil over medium heat. Add strawberries and mix continuously.
Pour over cheesecake and refrigerate for a minimum of four hours. Drizzle chocolate syrup on top, if desired.