Creamy Microwave Cheesecake

READY IN: 3hrs 20mins
Recipe by BethHallKelley

This is a basic cheesecake without all the fuss. My mother doesn't care for graham crackers so we used a shortbread crust which was fantastic.

Top Review by mums the word

Great dessert without heating up the kitchen!! This is how I make cheesecake during the hot summer months too! For anyone making their own graham crust, use 1/3 C melted butter, 1/4 C sugar and 1 1/4 C graham crumbs and press into glass pie plate. Microwave the crust on high for 2 min. and allow to cool briefly. I sometimes top with fresh berries and a glaze. Try this one, you will love it. Thx for posting Beth!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine cream cheese, sugar, egg, and vanilla until smooth.
  2. Stir in sour cream.
  3. Put the prepared pie crust in a glass pie dish.
  4. Pour mixture into crust and place in microwave.
  5. Cook on medium-high power for 8-10 minutes or until center is almost set.
  6. Chill for at least 3 hours.
  7. Top with your favorite topping.

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