Brandy Hazelnut Cheese Pie

Charlene Chambers

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@CharleneL

My family loves cheesecake, any kid of dessert that has cheese filling in it! I decided to create a cheese pie dessert with some unusual flavors. This is a really easy but delicious answer to my family's love of all things cheesecake for dessert - hope you enjoy it as well!!


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Serves:

8

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Ingredients

8 oz
cream cheese, softened
1/2 c
ricotta cheese
4 large
eggs, divided
3/4 c
sugar, divided
4 tsp
brandy, divided
1/4 tsp
salt
1 1/4 c
coarsely chopped toasted hazelnuts plus 1/2 c finely chopped toasted hazelnuts (for crust)
1 c
light corn syrup

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Fit crust into 9" pie pan and crimp edges
2
In a large mixing bowl beat cream cheese, ricotta cheese, 1 egg, 1/2 c sugar, 2 tsp brandy and salt on medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth.
3
Pour mixture into piecrust and top with 1 1/4 c hazelnuts.
4
In a small mixing bowl whisk together corn syrup, 3 eggs, 1/4 c sugar and 2 tsp. brandy.
5
Pour mixture over hazelnuts and place pie on a baking sheet and bake in a preheated 350 degree oven on lower rack for 50 to 55 minutes or until set.
6
Remove and cool on wire rack approximately 1 hour. Serve or chill and serve. Serves 8

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies