Rating: 4.5 stars
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A custard pie made more delightful with the addition of cottage cheese. It can be made in a pastry or graham cracker crust.

Recipe Summary

cook:
45 mins
additional:
1 day 15 mins
total:
1 day 1 hr 30 mins
prep:
30 mins
Servings:
16
Yield:
2 9-inch pies
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Ingredients

16
Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Place cottage cheese in strainer and let drain for about 1 hour or until most of liquid has been drained.

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  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).

  • In a large bowl, combine cottage cheese, sugar, flour, lemon juice, salt, egg yolks, evaporated milk, and regular milk. Mix well.

  • In a separate clean bowl, beat egg whites until firm. Fold into batter until smooth. Pour into pie crusts.

  • Bake for 15 minutes at 425 degrees F (220 degrees C), then reduce oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) and bake for an additional 25 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.

  • Cool on racks, then refrigerate. Flavor improves if served a day after baking.

Nutrition Facts

220 calories; protein 7.9g; carbohydrates 25.8g; fat 9.5g; cholesterol 51.3mg; sodium 271.7mg. Full Nutrition
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