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No-Bake Oreo Cheesecake

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This No-Bake Oreo Cheesecake is an easy no-bake dessert packed full of Oreos inside a perfect Oreo cookie crust. The light, silky cheesecake filling tastes just like Oreo creme! And the best part is, you don’t even have to turn on the oven. 

If you love Oreo desserts, give my Brownie Bottom Oreo Mousse Pie a try, too!

A slice of no-bake Oreo cheesecake on a white plate, topped with Oreos and drizzled with fudge sauce, next to a fork.

The Best Oreo Cheesecake Ever, No Oven Needed

I rarely play favorites when it comes to desserts (how do you pick one or two out of thousands??), but my no-bake Oreo cheesecake recipe is without a doubt high on my list. This no-bake dessert is unreal. It has a light, airy, velvety cheesecake filling that is to die for, set inside the most perfect Oreo crust. 

Of course, this whole cheesecake is packed top-to-toe with cookies. It tastes just like cool and creamy Oreo creme, filled with even MORE Oreos. Make it any time of the year: birthdays, holidays, make it ahead for potlucks. It’s especially great in the summer. Who wants to turn on the oven, anyway? 

This Oreo cheesecake is my most recommended recipe and you’ll soon see why. It’s incredibly easy, make-ahead friendly, and it freezes like a dream. Honestly, the hardest part is waiting to slice it. 

What’s the Difference Between Baked and No-Bake Cheesecake? 

The main difference between a no-bake cheesecake and a baked cheesecake is that the latter contains eggs, and calls for baking in order to set. A no-bake cheesecake doesn’t have eggs in the recipe and sets up by chilling in the fridge.

Key Ingredients

Along with your usual pantry suspects, there are a few key ingredients that make up the perfect Oreo cheesecake. I go over them below, with the full details available in the recipe card at the bottom of this post.

  • Oreos – There are Oreos all throughout this cake: in the crust, in the filling, and scattered over top. You’ll need at least two packages of Oreo cookies.
  • White Chocolate – White chocolate gives the cheesecake a rich and velvety texture without overpowering the flavor. I recommend using a white chocolate bar (like Ghirardelli or Bakers Chocolate), and not chocolate chips, as bars melt much smoother. 
  • Heavy Whipping CreamHomemade whipped cream is worth the extra step for an extra light and fluffy filling. However, if you’re looking for a time saver, you can swap it out with Cool Whip instead.
  • Cream Cheese – Whenever you’re making cheesecakes of any kind, full-fat cream cheese is always best. Reduced or low-fat cream cheese often has a thinner texture since it contains more water, which softens the consistency of the filling too much.

Why Use White Chocolate In No-Bake Cheesecake?

Including white chocolate in the filling is actually my favorite way to make no-bake cheesecakes. White chocolate lends an air of luxury to the cheesecake filling that’s subtle, and so delicious. If you’ve never used white chocolate in your no-bake cheesecakes before, I urge you to try it!

Including chocolate also makes this filling thicker, to the point where friends and family can’t even believe that it’s a no-bake recipe. You can leave it out and the cake will still set fine without it. The taste and texture just won’t be quite the same.

A slice of no-bake Oreo cheesecake on a white plate, topped with Oreos and drizzled with fudge sauce, next to a fork.

Preparing the Perfect Oreo Crust

Before we begin with the cheesecake itself, properly prepping your pan is key to preventing the crust from sticking. Here are some quick tips for a successful Oreo cookie crust:

  • Use a springform pan. There’s quite a bit of filling in this cheesecake, so I recommend a 9-inch springform pan. If you don’t have one, then a deep dish pie plate will work, or you can use a 9-inch square pan. 
  • Line the pan with parchment paper. Most springform pans have a textured base. For the best results, line the bottom with parchment paper. Let it hang out over the edge of the pan.
  • Lightly grease the edges with cooking spray. Gently wipe the greased sides with a paper towel. This will also help the crust to release more easily from the edges of the pan. 
  • Press the crumbs tightly into the pan. Use the bottom of a glass or measuring cup to press and flatten the crumbs, so that the crust is less likely to crumble. 

With your pan prepped and ready, the Oreo crust comes together quickly with just two ingredients: crushed Oreos and melted butter. No need to remove the filling from the Oreos, either! It actually helps hold the crust together.

  • Grind the cookies. Use a food processor to pulverize the Oreos into a fine crumb.
  • Add butter. Next, pour melted butter over the cookie crumbs and mix to combine.
  • Add to the pan. Dump the crumbs into your prepared baking pan, and press the crust firmly into the bottom and up the sides. Afterward, pop the crust into the fridge while you get started on your cheesecake filling.

How to Make No-Bake Oreo Cheesecake

It’s time to make the best Oreo cheesecake ever! First, you’ll need to prepare the creamy whipped filling, and finally even more whipped cream on top. I seriously cannot wait for you to dig into this dessert.

Making the Cheesecake Filling 

Once your crust is ready, here’s how to make the creamy Oreo cheesecake filling from scratch:

  1. Melt the chocolate. First, melt the white chocolate to 50% power. Stir frequently to prevent burning.
  2. Prepare the whipped cream. Get the bowl of your stand mixer nice and cold, and then beat the heavy whipping cream until soft peaks begin to form. Next, add the powdered sugar a little at a time while continuing to beat the frosting into stiff peaks. Set aside.
  3. Beat the cream cheese until smooth. This is the best way to prevent lumps in the filling. Add the sugar and vanilla, beat again, and add the melted chocolate until combined.
  4. Fold in the whipped cream, followed by crushed Oreos.
  5. Fill and chill. Fill the prepared crust, and then refrigerate the cheesecake until it’s set. I recommend letting it chill for at least 4 hours (the longer the better).

Adding the Whipped Cream Topping

After your Oreo cheesecake is chilled and before you’re ready to serve it, whip up another batch of whip cream. Here’s how to decorate the cheesecake:

  1. Decorate. Pipe the whipped cream around the borders of the cake.
  2. Garnish. Sprinkle over more crushed Oreos and give that baby a drizzle of hot fudge. See below for more cheesecake topping ideas!

Recipe Notes

In addition to my Oreo crust tips from earlier, here are some more helpful tips to have your no-bake cheesecake come out perfect every time:

    • Use a large enough pan. As mentioned, this recipe makes a lot of filling. Make sure you’re using at least a 9” pan or deep dish pie plate.

    • Use room-temperature cream cheese. Taking your cream cheese out of the fridge ahead of time will allow it to soften, and it will be so much easier to mix.

    • Budget enough time for the cheesecake to chill. I recommend 4 hours at the very minimum, but 6-8 hours, or overnight, is even better.

No-bake Oreo cheesecake on a white cake stand, topped with whipped cream swirls, Oreo cookies, and fudge sauce, with a large slice missing.

Common Questions

Why is my no-bake cheesecake not firm?

As mentioned above, the longer you can let your cheesecake chill and set, the better. If you don’t give your cheesecake at least 4-6 hours to chill completely, it will be soft and mousse-y, not firm and cheesecake-like. 

Additionally, if the whipped cream is not properly prepared, it can affect how the cheesecake sets.

Can I freeze my cheesecake to make it set?

I know this may sound tempting as a way to speed up the process but resist the urge. Freezing a no-bake cheesecake before it’s had enough time to set will change the texture and it just won’t come out the same.

A slice of no-bake cheesecake loaded with Oreos with a big forkful taken off the tip.

Does No-Bake Cheesecake Need to Be Refrigerated?

You might be able to skip the oven with this recipe, but refrigerating is a must for no-bake cheesecake. Once it’s chilled for a few hours, wrap the pan tightly in plastic wrap. Take the Oreo cheesecake out just before serving but return it to the fridge as soon as possible. 

If it’s left out too long, your Oreo cheesecake filling will become soft and mousse-like, and the crust will crumble more easily.

This is an ideal dessert to make ahead of time (up to 2 days in advance), and it can also be frozen, see the next section.  

Can I Freeze No-Bake Cheesecake?

Yes! Let the cheesecake set up in the fridge, and then wrap the pan tightly and keep it frozen for up to 1 month. Thaw your no-bake cheesecake in the fridge before serving.

A slice of no-bake Oreo cheesecake on a white plate, topped with Oreos and drizzled with fudge sauce, next to a fork.

No-Bake Oreo Cheesecake

  • Author: Julianne Dell
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 4 hours
  • Total Time: 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Yield: 8-10 slices


You’ll love this No-Bake Oreo Cheesecake! The light and silky cheesecake filling tastes just like Oreo creme, stuffed with even more Oreos inside a classic Oreo cookie crust.


For the crust:

  • 1 package (14.3 oz) Oreos
  • ½ cup (113G) unsalted butter, melted

For the cheesecake filling:

  • 4 ounces white chocolate bar
  • 1 ¼ cups (354ml) heavy whipping cream
  • ½ cup (65g) powdered sugar
  • 16 ounces (452g) full-fat cream cheese, at room temperature
  • ½ cup (95g) granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 20 Oreos, crushed

For the topping:

  • 1 cup (236ml) heavy whipping cream
  • ½ cup (65g) powdered sugar
  • Additional Oreos for garnish
  • Hot fudge sauce for garnish (optional)


For the crust:

  1. Prepare a 9-inch springform pan by lightly greasing the edges of the pan with cooking spray, and then wiping gently with a paper towel. Line the bottom of the pan with parchment paper.
  2. Grind the cookies into a fine crumb using a food processor blender. Pour the melted butter over the cookie crumbs and stir until the crumbs are well coated.
  3. Pour the crumbs into your springform pan and press firmly into the bottom and up on the sides to create a thick crust. Refrigerate the crust while you are preparing the filling.

For the filling: 

  1. In a microwave-safe bowl, microwave the white chocolate at 50% power in 30-second increments, stirring each time until the chocolate is melted. Stir until completely smooth. Set aside
  2. Prepare the whipped cream. Place the mixing bowl and whisk attachment in the freezer for 5 to 10 minutes to chill. Pour the heavy whipping cream into the chilled bowl and use an electric mixer to beat the heavy cream on medium-high speed until soft peaks start to form. Slowly add the powdered sugar and continue beating on high speed until stiff peaks form. Set aside.
  3. Beat the cream cheese until it’s completely smooth, scraping down the sides of the bowl as needed. Next, add the granulated sugar and vanilla and beat until well combined. Add the melted chocolate, beating until it’s completely mixed into the cream cheese. Then, fold in the whipped cream until it’s completely smooth. Then stir in the crushed Oreos.
  4. Pour the filling into the prepared crust, spreading evenly. Chill in the Refrigerate for 3-4 hours minimum.

For the topping:

  1. Prior to serving, make a second batch of whipped cream as instructed above. Pipe the borders using a large open round tip. Garnish with more crushed Oreos and hot fudge sauce.


  • Storing and freezing: Keep refrigerated up to 5 days, this can be prepared up to 2 days in advance. Add topping the day of serving. Let the cheesecake set up in the fridge, and then wrap the pan tightly and keep it frozen for up to 1 month. Thaw your no-bake cheesecake in the fridge before serving.
  • It’s recommend to use a chocolate bar instead of chocolate chips, but in a pinch white chocolate chips will work
Nutrition Information:
1 slice
  • Category: Cheesecake
  • Method: No-Bake
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: oreo cheesecake, no bake desserts, easy no bake cheesecake

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102 Responses
  1. Rachel

    Wow! This was amazing! I have made it twice and everyone that has eaten it has loved it. This includes my son that does not eat cheesecake and typically does not like cake. He says this is his favorite cake. My stepdad does not like cheese but loved it as well. It reminds me of cookies and cream ice cream. This cheesecake is much lighter than the typical cheesecake. I believe it is because of the folded whipped cream that is in the cheesecake mix. It is one of my top 5 favorite desserts for sure.

    1. Julianne - Beyond Frosting
      Beyond Frosting

      I am so excited to hear that Rachel! I love this recipe so much, and very happy to hear it was a hit for you too.

  2. Caitlin

    Can the whipped cream topping for decorating be done ahead of time instead of just before serving? (In case you are making and taking somewhere and won’t have time right before)

    1. Julianne - Beyond Frosting
      Beyond Frosting

      Hi Caitlin, yes absolutely. If properly prepared this whipped cream will hold up for a couple of days, especially once it’s decorated.

  3. Jessica Bauman

    I have made this for my family and they requested as soon as it was gone to make another one RIGHT AWAY. The little boy I watch (3) calls it Oreo cheese. He says it’s the only cheese he will eat. By far my favorite and most requested recipe I have ever made. Enjoy everyone.

  4. Emily

    This was an easy to follow recipe and a huge hit for my cheesecake loving family! Thank you!

  5. Frank

    A 1/2 a cup of butter is way too much for 1 package of oreos for the crust. I had to throw out and redue using another recipe using 5 tablespoons of butter for the package of oreos which was perfect. I assume that’s a typo in your recipe.

    1. Julianne - Beyond Frosting
      Beyond Frosting

      Actually it’s not. For a 9-inch springform pan with a full package of Oreos this is my standard recipe. Pop the crust into the fridge and it sets just fine. If you are using anything other than a standard Oreo, it does need to be adjusted. For instance, double stuff or thin ones, then yes it would be different.

    1. Julianne - Beyond Frosting
      Beyond Frosting

      I don’t recommend it. The powdered sugar in the whipped cream stabilizes it and therefore helps hold the integrity of the cheesecake. The granulated sugar in the filling is so the entire thing doesn’t taste like plain cream cheese

    1. Julianne - Beyond Frosting
      Beyond Frosting

      Yep! I would just add the toppings once it has thawed, on the day you plan to serve it for best results.

  6. Laura

    Do you think this recipe will work in individual serving cups? And if yes, is there any advise you can give to make it successful?

    1. Julianne - Beyond Frosting
      Beyond Frosting

      Yes absolutely. You may need to make additional whipped cream for the topping. I am not sure exactly how many it would make as this is due to the size of the cups being used and how much you fill them.

  7. Chelsea Thompson

    This recipe may seem intimidating but it’s actually pretty simple & super rewarding in the end! I love cheese cake and you can’t beat adding Oreos! I made mine with gluten free Oreos (they taste the exact same just gluten free) followed the recipe to a T and it came out beautifully. Thank you for this recipe!!

    1. Julianne - Beyond Frosting
      Beyond Frosting

      Yeah! Thank you so much for the feedback Chelsea! I am so glad you swapped out the Oreos to make this gluten-free! That’s such a great tip!

  8. Glenda

    Do you think it could be made without the crust and low-fat Cool Whip? I would like to make it for my son for his birthday but need a little more information please. Thank you

    1. Julianne - Beyond Frosting
      Beyond Frosting

      Hi Glenda- yes to both of your questions. I would recommend a 9-inch square pan without a crust. You could make a 9×13 but it would be very thin squares.

  9. Michael

    I am going to make the cheesecake using a 9 inch prepared Oreo pie crust I purchased at Walmart. My question is I would like to divide the ingredients into 2 pie crusts. Do you think the filling will be sufficient for both pies?

    1. Julianne - Beyond Frosting
      Beyond Frosting

      Hi Michael, yes I think you can divide this between two store brought crust. If you have extra room on top, maybe you can fill it in with whipped cream! Please let me know how they turn out, I am sure others would love to hear!

      1. michael suvino

        I just made the cheesecake today and I was able to fill the 2 prepared oreo pie crusts with the filling as written. The amount was perfect, and now I have 2 pies. One for me and one as a gift!
        My only concern is that it may be somewhat sweet for my taste. I tasted a little of the filling before I refrigerated them. I’m hoping after they come out of the refrigerator I may not think the recipe is to sweet. Thanks for a great recipe!

  10. Samantha

    I tried it and it came out great! It was a big hit with everyone who tried it! Definitely will be doing this recipe again!!

  11. Michelle Helgeson

    This recipe is fantastic!!! I have made this multiple times!! I have been asked to make this for a very large crowd and am not sure where to even begin??? How would you convert this recipe in a sheet pan to feed 100 people???

    1. Julianne - Beyond Frosting
      Beyond Frosting

      Thank you so much, Michelle! Honestly, I have no idea what proportions, but I think I would start with a 9×13 pan and then adjust from there. See if you like the thickness and proportions

  12. Denise

    This is such a great recipe! It was east, it tasted so good and everyone loved it. I made it as directed but after it sat in the fridge overnight I added a chocolate ganache to the top, then chilled for an hour or so before serving.

  13. Jenny G

    This is my favorite dessert right now! I had to make it again after trying it for the first time because it was so good. It was easy enough to make that I didn’t really need too much guidance the second time. Perfect for holidays and pot lucks if You want to impress anyone!

    1. Julianne - Beyond Frosting
      Beyond Frosting

      I use Smuckers and Hershey’s like you’d find in the ice cream section of the store. As long as the fudge isn’t too hot it should be just fine. If it’s too hot to touch, it’s too hot to use.

  14. Aisha

    I was a little worried because when I mo Ed the whipped cream with the cream cheese filling it was looser than what it looked like on the video. But I left it in the fridge for about 12 hours before cutting into it and it set up very nicely. My family and I hammered it – it’s so good. I’ll likely make it again!

    1. Julianne - Beyond Frosting
      Beyond Frosting

      Hi Stephanie, if made properly, I believe it to be very stable myself, but I’ve never used it to stack with.

  15. Molly

    I made this for Easter this year and it was a huge hit! So yummy and easy to make. I do not have a food processor, so I put the Oreos in a Ziploc bag to smash and roll them. They weren’t quite as crumbly as I wanted them to be, so my crust was a little thick on the bottom and only about half way up the side. But it didn’t stop anyone from eating it. And the cheesecake was so pretty! So fun to decorate! Thanks for sharing all of your great ideas!

    1. Julianne - Beyond Frosting
      Beyond Frosting

      Thanks Molly!! Love to hear that! You work with what you got! Any type of blender will also work if you have that in the future as well.

  16. Kelsey

    Made this last night. Tastes delicious but I followed the directions step by step and my cheesecake is only an inch tall. Would definitely have to double to bring as a dessert anywhere! Not sure how the picture posted got that tall with the ingredients listed ?

      1. Nicole Mulligan

        If I was going to replace the whipped cream with coolwhip would I use a whole container?

  17. Nila

    Made this a few times and it’s a family and work favourite! Great recipe! Love it – though in small slices!! Lol

  18. Sylvie

    I made this recipe for Father’s Day and it was a huge it. The only reason why I don’t give it a 5 star is because I find the crust too hard. Not sure what I did wrong. Maybe it needs to be made 24hrs before serving so the cookies softens . Really not sure…. Nevertheless it’s still the family’s favourite cake.

  19. Leslie

    My family and I loved this! I only had a 9” cake pan so I made that and then had half left over and made personal mini Oreo cheesecake cups and it was all delicious! My whip cream mixture by itself didn’t set up right but we put it as a layer of the cake and it worked out great!

    1. Julianne - Beyond Frosting
      Beyond Frosting

      That is great Leslie! I am glad you like it. With you whip cream, next time try using a cold mixing bowl and beat for longer before adding the powdered sugar.

      1. Cindy

        I make 10 inch cheesecakes. I would like to adapt this to 10 inch. Would 1 1/2 recipes be too much?

      2. Julianne - Beyond Frosting
        Beyond Frosting

        Hi Cindy, I don’t think so. The recipe as is could be made in a 10-inch pan it would just be much thinner.

    2. ColleenB.-Tx.

      For any recipe that I make that calls for whipping up whipping cream, I place my bowl along with the beaters in the fridge overnight so that are good and cold for whipping up the cream. The colder they are; the better.
      You can also place your bowl and beaters in the freezer for about 10-15 minutes. if you didn’t want to place them in the fridge over night.

      1. Julianne - Beyond Frosting
        Beyond Frosting

        I do the same thing Colleen! Cold bowl and whisk always! It’s also in the recipe instructions 🙂

  20. Annalisa

    My daughter made this last yr and doubled filling ingredients (didn’t double crust). It was a huge hit so needless to say we’re having it again this year for Easter dinner. Lots of compliments including tasted like Cheesecake Factory, etc. We made using gluten free equivalent ingredients and didn’t hurt one bit! Thanks for this awesome recipe!

    1. Julianne - Beyond Frosting
      Beyond Frosting

      Hi Annalisa- that is amazing!! Thank you so much for sharing! I am so glad this will be a part of your Easter dinner again this year!

  21. kara doherty

    Hasn’t anyone tried adding gelatin to the
    Whipped cream
    For the filling to make
    The filling a
    Little firmer?

    1. Julianne - Beyond Frosting
      Beyond Frosting

      Hi Kara, thanks for sharing. Personally I have not had an issue with this cheesecake (or ones with a similar bas recipe) being to thin. You can definitely add the gelatin to the cheesecake or the whipped cream.

      1. Julianne - Beyond Frosting
        Beyond Frosting

        If you want to add it, use 1 tablespoon of gold water, mixed with 1 teaspoon gelatin

      2. Diana

        My boyfriend and I love this recipe! It is his favourite dessert.
        However I struggle with getting a firm cheesecake. It kind of melts like an icecream cake. Would the gelatin help without changing the flavour?
        Also, if it is straight out of the fridge, the crust gets too hard. What can I do to improve that?
        He wants to bring the cheesecake to his office so I really want to impress them.

      3. Julianne - Beyond Frosting
        Beyond Frosting

        Hi Diana- are you using full fat (regular) cream cheese? are you making any other substitutions? It could be an issue with your whipped cream, if it’s not stiff or thick enough. You can try using Cool Whip instead. I’ve never experienced this, and I use this base recipe for quite a bit of cheesecakes, so it sounds like something is not right. Shoot me an email so I can try and help.

        Regarding the crust, you could reduced the butter by 1-2 tablespoons, but I think the firm crust holds up nicely when sliced, if you reduce the butter you risk a more crumbly crust.

    1. Julianne - Beyond Frosting
      Beyond Frosting

      The whipped cream? You can omit the heavy whipped cream, it just might not be as stable. You can use 1 tablespoon of corn starch and maybe 1 teaspoon sugar for sweetness.

    1. Julianne - Beyond Frosting
      Beyond Frosting

      Absolutely!! Chocolate chip cookies (Chips ahoy) Golden Oreos, Gingersnaps, Graham crackers, you name it. I would start with 6 tablespoons of butter instead of 8 and then add more butter as needed. Cookies like Chips Ahoy Gingersnaps that don’t have a filling tend to need less butter for the crust.

  22. Diane Kooiman

    Could this be frozen – maybe before the whipped cream decoration goes on top? I bought all the ingredients and then did not need to make it for a party so I would like to make and freeze it for another day.

  23. Br Oneil

    This recipe is overly sweet. Could maybe do without the white chocolate, I used Ghirardelli. I probably think there are way too many Oreos making it overly sweet as well, but overall it was still tasty

    1. Julianne - Beyond Frosting
      Beyond Frosting

      Hi there, thank you for your comment. I think the white chocolate makes the cheesecake less tangy, but I think everyone’s tastebuds are different!

  24. Megan

    If I wanted to make this in bar form in a 9×13 pan, do you this this would work? I know I would have to multiply the recipe but would it set enough to be cut into bars?

      1. Marie

        If i doubled the recipe would work. Like 4 packages of cream cheese / 2 1/2 of heavy cream /1 cup of granulated sugar / 1 cup of powered sugar and the 8 ounces of white chocolate??? Sorry ? I don’t know if my math works. Thanks ?‍♀️

      2. Julianne - Beyond Frosting
        Beyond Frosting

        Hi Marie, Yep, that sounds right. I would just 1.5 times for the crust, see if it covers the bottom of your pan and if not, just add a little bit more!

  25. Taryn Frank

    I can’t wait to try this recipe for my boyfriend’s birthday this weekend! I was wondering if 1 package of Oreos would be enough for the entire recipe? Or if I’ll need more than one package?

  26. Jess

    For the crust, are the oreos divided and blended without the middle? Can I make this without the heavy cream? Thanks.

    1. Julianne - Beyond Frosting
      Beyond Frosting

      Hi Jess, no, you use the whole Oreo cookie for the filling. You can make the filling with milk, but for the whipped cream, unless your substituting with Cool Whip, you need the heavy whipping cream to make the whipped cream.

  27. Marii

    I used all the ingredients and I feel as if my pie turned out delicious ! I have 4 little ones so cooling my bowls was out of the question . lol. I did stick my pie crust in the freezer ! I also took some of the Oreo filling and added it to my whipped topping for extra sweetness and Oreo taste . yummy . I am happy and so is my family . Thank you for the recipe!

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