Cheese Pie Recipe

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Cheese Pie

Pearl Florick

By
@pearliedee

My husband makes this pie. I do not know where he came across the recipe but it is a winner! The filling will rise quite high baking so flute the crust high.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Cook:
40 Min

Ingredients

1
pie shell, baked
1 1/2 c
ricotta cheese
3
egg yolks, reserve whites
3/4 c
sugar
3 Tbsp
flour
1/4 tsp
salt
3/4 c
light cream (or half and half)
3/4 tsp
vanilla
3
egg whites that you have reservered.

Step-By-Step

1Beat the cheese until smooth. Add in the egg yolks and beat well.
2Mix together the sugar, flour and salt. Add it into the cheese mixture. Beat smooth
3Beat in cream and vanilla.
4Beat the egg whites until they are stiff (be sure the beaters are clean for this step) Gently fold the egg whites into the cheese mixture incorporating well but not over mixing (you'll deflate the whites)
5Pour into a pie shell and sprinkle with nutmeg
Bake at 400 for 10 minutes then turn the oven down to 350 and bake another 30 minutes or until firm
6Do not refrigerate right away and be sure to flute the crust high as this pie rises quite a bit.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies