Raspberry Cheese Pie Recipe

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Raspberry Cheese Pie

Lynnda Cloutier


This is for raspberry season. It's also from Secret Ingredients.

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2 cups pecan halves. lightly toasted
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 tsp. cinnamon
1/8 tsp. ground cloves
1/4 cup unsalted butter melted, 1/2 stick
16 oz. cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 tbsp. cornstarch
1/4 cup plus 2 tsp. water
1/2 cup sugar
4 cups fresh raspberries

Directions Step-By-Step

Process pecans, brown sugar, cinnamon and cloves in food processor til crumbly. Mix with melted butter in bowl Press over bottom and up the side of a 9 inch springform pan.
Chill for 30 minutes Bake at 350 for 20 minutes or til golden brown. Cool completely on wire rack
Beat cream cheese, 1/2 cup sugar and vanilla in mixer bowl til smooth. Scrape down the side of the bowl occasionally. Pour into prepared crust. Chill, covered, for 4 hours or til firm
Dissolve cornstarch in 2 tsp. of water in small bowl. Mix the remaining 1/4 cup water, 1/2 cup sugar and 2 1/2 cups of the raspberries in a heavy pan
Cook over medium heat til sugar is dissolved, stirring occasionally. Bring to a boil. Boil for 5 minutes or til berries are crusted Stir in cornstarch mixture. Boil for 1 minute or til mixture thickens, stirring constantly. Strain through a sieve set over a bowl, pressing on solids with back of spoon. Let stand til cooled.
Refrigerate, covered til completely chilled. Stir remaining 1 1/2 cups raspberries into chilled sauce.
Loosen and remove side of pan. Cut into wedges and put on dessert plates. Spoon raspberry sauce over each wedge. Serves 6 to 8

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts