Michigan Cream Cheese Dessert

Kathie Carr


This is a recipe that my Mom made frequently during the 1950's. She made it for Sunday suppers at Grandma's and there were never any leftovers.

Picture shows Michigan Dessert with strawberries


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min
35 Min


  • CRUST:

  • 1 1/2 c
    crushed graham crackers
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/4 lb
    melted butter

  • 2
    (8 ounce) packages cream cheese
  • 1/2 c
  • 2
  • 1 tsp

  • 1 pt
    sour cream
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp

How to Make Michigan Cream Cheese Dessert


  1. Mix graham cracker crumbs, sugar, and butter. Make the crust by pressing mixture into bottom of 9 inch pie pan, lining bottom and sides of pan. Bake 10 minutes at 350 degrees and cool.
  2. Mix together filling ingredients, pour mixture into pie shell and bake at 350 degrees, exactly 20 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool.
  3. Make topping by stirring together topping ingredients. When dessert has cooled spread sour cream topping on it and bake at 350 for 5 minutes more.
  4. Can be served as is or with fresh fruit such as sweetened strawberries, blueberries, or cherries. Or top it with your favorite pie filling.

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About Michigan Cream Cheese Dessert

Course/Dish: Pies

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