An easy low carb cheesecake perfect for Atkins, Keto, & LCHF diets.

Nana's Cream Cheese Pie (Crustless Cheesecake Recipe)

My Nana's Cream Cheese Pie is a fabulous low carb keto cheesecake with no crust. This easy cream cheese pie recipe is made in a pie plate. Although it's a crustless cheesecake, it does make it's own crust in the pan. 
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cream cheese pie
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 332kcal


Cheesecake Base

Sour Cream Topping


  • Preparation: Preheat oven to 325. Spray a glass pie plate (9 1/2 - 10 inches) with baking spray. Powder 1/2 cup Sukrin :1 (or Swerve Granulated) in a coffee or spice grinder.
  • Mix: Put the softened cream cheese in a medium bowl and mix with a hand mixer until smooth. Add the Sukrin 1, stevia glycerite and one egg, beating gently until incorporated and smooth. One at a time, add the remaining eggs, mixing until each egg is absorbed before adding the other. Add the extracts and mix again. It will puff up in the oven and then collapse.
  • Bake: Pour the mixture into the glass pie plate and bake for about 30 minutes. Look for the Cheese Pie to puff up and brown around the edges. If it cracks, it's okay. The sour cream will hide any cracks. When the Cheese Pie is done, remove from the oven and let cool about 30 minutes. It will sink and make a well on top for the cream cheese.
  • Sour Cream Topping: Powder the 2 tablespoons of Sukrin 1. Mix the sour cream with the sweetener and vanilla until the sweetener dissolves. Spread on top of the cheesecake base. You may have sour cream left over. Grate fresh nutmeg over the top of the pie if you desire.  
  • Put the Cheese Pie back into a 325 oven and bake about 15-20 minutes more, until the sour cream sets. Refrigerate overnight and serve the next day as it get better as it sits.



Note: I powder the granulated erythritol to prevent it from re-crystallizing and making the pie "crunchy". You could use powdered Sukrin (Icing Sugar) or Swerve (Confectioners) but you will have to use about 1/4 cup more.
Stevia Glycerite is a form of liquid stevia that I do not find bitter. I like it better than other brands because of it. Because I think that erythritol tastes "sharp" I use as little as possible and augment with stevia glycerite to bump up the sweetness.
Where to buy Stevia Glycerite, Sukrin 1 or Swerve Granulated: I buy mine on Amazon.
Nutrition Facts
Nana's Cream Cheese Pie (Crustless Cheesecake Recipe)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 332 Calories from Fat 279
% Daily Value*
Fat 31g48%
Saturated Fat 19g119%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 9g
Cholesterol 187mg62%
Sodium 225mg10%
Potassium 162mg5%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 1250IU25%
Vitamin C 0.8mg1%
Calcium 110mg11%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


Calories: 332kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 187mg | Sodium: 225mg | Potassium: 162mg | Vitamin A: 1250IU | Vitamin C: 0.8mg | Calcium: 110mg | Iron: 1.1mg