Easy Cheesy Microwave Potatoes

Total Time
Prep 0 mins
Cook 10 mins

My daughters love to cook and this is a recipe they learned from their grandma. Easy to make and delicious.


  1. Peel and thinly slice potatoes.
  2. Coat bottom of 2 quart microwave dish with 3 tablespoons of butter.
  3. Layer 1/2 of potatoes, 1 cup cheese and 3 tablespoons of butter.
  4. Add next layer 1/2 potatoes and top with 1 cup cheese.
  5. Salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Add a thin layer of milk in bottom of dish, about 1/4".
  7. Cover dish with plastic wrap.
  8. Microwave on high for 10 minutes.
  9. Let sit 5 minutes before serving.
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I needed a quick recipe for some cheesy potatoes to go w/ our charcoal cheeseburgers, and these were perfect. They actually were done before the burgers!! I added an extra potato but ended up with leftovers, so the suggested amount would have been perfect. And no one could believe they came from the microwave. It was delicious!! I added some pepper, garlic salt, and minced onion to spice it up a bit. Thanks for posting!!