Italian Ricotta Cheese Pie

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"An easy, cheesy, sweet Italian pie. Avanti!"
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servings 438 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 438 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 17.5 g
  • 27%
  • Carbs:
  • 53.8g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 18.9 g
  • 38%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 139 mg
  • 46%
  • Sodium:
  • 275 mg
  • 11%

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.
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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.



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.

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