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Italian Ricotta Cheese Pie

Rated as 3.83 out of 5 Stars

"An easy, cheesy, sweet Italian pie. Avanti!"
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servings 268
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 pie)


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  1. 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.
  2. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Remove pie from oven, refrigerate and chill for 2 hours to overnight before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 268 calories; 7.8 47.4 4.9 101 121 Full nutrition

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so good i love old world italian style cheesecake and this is the ultimate


Too much honey in the crust .Too little sweet in the filling.