Combine chocolate chips and heavy cream in a small saucepan over low heat. Stir frequently until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth.
Allow ganache to cool for 10 minutes and then pour evenly over cheesecake. Allow ganache to set before topping with whipped cream (if using) and slicing and serving.
*You may substitute Mint Oreos instead, but I found that to be a bit too much mint flavor for me!
**I recommend using "peppermint" extract, as "mint" extract tends to have more of a spearmint taste
Mint Oreo Cheesecake https://therecipecritic.com/mint-oreo-cheesecake/