An easy, cheesy, sweet Italian pie. Avanti!

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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In a small mixing bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs, butter and honey and mix well. Place in a 9 inch springform pan and spread evenly across the bottom. Refrigerate 30 minutes to chill.

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  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).

  • In a large electric mixer bowl, combine ricotta and eggs (beat in one at a time until incorporated). Add tablespoon of honey, vanilla and flour. Beat until smooth. Fold in lemon peel and almonds. Pour mixture into chilled crust and scatter pumpkin seeds on top.

  • Bake for 1 hour or until just firm and lightly colored on top. Turn oven off, open door and leave pie inside to cool for 30 minutes.

  • Remove pie from oven, refrigerate and chill for 2 hours to overnight before serving.

Nutrition Facts

268.3 calories; 4.9 g protein; 47.4 g carbohydrates; 100.6 mg cholesterol; 121.4 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

Reviews (4)

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Rating: 5 stars
03/01/2005
so good i love old world italian style cheesecake and this is the ultimate Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 1 stars
06/18/2012
Too much honey in the crust.Too little sweet in the filling. Read More
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  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 5 stars
02/28/2005
so good i love old world italian style cheesecake and this is the ultimate Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
03/02/2003
YUMMMMMMY Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
03/19/2010
Delicious. Read More
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Rating: 1 stars
06/18/2012
Too much honey in the crust.Too little sweet in the filling. Read More
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