Ricotta Cheese Pie II

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"The flavor of this creamy pie improves if served a day after baking. This pie is also wonderful with a graham cracker crust."
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servings 273 cals
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Original recipe yields 16 servings



  • Calories:
  • 273 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 13.5 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 29.2g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 9.1 g
  • 18%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 55 mg
  • 18%
  • Sodium:
  • 209 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


  1. Place ricotta cheese in strainer. Drain for about 1 hour, or until most of liquid has been discarded.
  2. Combine ricotta, sugar, flour, lemon juice, salt, egg yolks, evaporated milk, and milk in a large bowl; mix well.
  3. In a separate bowl, beat egg whites until firm. Fold into batter until smooth. Divide filling into pie crusts.
  4. Bake pies for 15 minutes at 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Reduce oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C), and bake for an additional 25 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool on wire racks. Refrigerate.


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This is a great Easter reciped. Top with fresh pureed strawberries. Don't prebake the shells, or you'll end up driving 20 miles into town to pick up fresh ones!

This is an interesting pie - certainly doesn't resemble cheese cake, but it's good in it's own right. I did have a little trouble getting the inside of the pie to cook all the way. It definite...

Loved it. This is a custard-style pie, not the drier ricotta pies I have had from bakeries. I modified the recipe and am happy with my results. The biggest improvement: I used a small whis...

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