Microwave Cooked Lemon Cheese Pie Recipe

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Summary

Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time40 Min
Ready In55 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageCuisine
CourseMethod
DishMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Butter/Margarine5 Tablespoon
 Graham cracker crumbs1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs)
 White sugar/Brown sugar2 Tablespoon
 Cream cheese8 Ounce (1 package)
 Eggs2
 Sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Lemon juice3 Tablespoon
 Lemon peel1 Tablespoon
 Dairy sour cream3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2429 Calories from Fat 1631

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 185 g284.7%

Saturated Fat 105.2 g526.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 923.4 mg

Sodium 1176.2 mg49%

Total Carbohydrates 174 g58.1%

Dietary Fiber 1.8 g7.1%

Sugars 152.5 g

Protein 32 g64.7%

Vitamin A 124.8% Vitamin C 69.3%

Calcium 50.8% Iron 17.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1) Arrange the ingredients and prepare them for cooking.

MAKING
2) In 9-in pie plate, melt butter at High 45 to 60 seconds.
3) Add crumbs and sugar.
4) Remove 1 tablespoon of crumb mixture and set aside.
5) Aainst bottom and side of plate, press crumbs firmly and evenly .
(Pressing with a smaller pie plate or custard cup works well.)
6) Microwave at High 1 1/2 minutes, rotating 1/2 turn after 1 minute.
7) Let it cool.
8) In medium mixing bowl soften cream cheese at High 30 to 45 seconds.
9) Beat in eggs; add sugar, lemon juice and peel.
10) Add sour cream and blend well.
11) Reduce power to 50% (Medium).
12) Microwave cheese mixture 4 to 5 minutes, or until thoroughly heated, stirring every other minute.
13) Pour into pie crust.
14) Sprinkle reserved crumbs on the top.
15) Microwave at 50% (Medium) 9 to 12 minutes, or until almost set.
Center will be soft set.
16) Keep pie in refrigeator to chill as center will firm up.

SERVING
17) Pie can be served cold or warm, cut into pieces.
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