Rose Rauhauser Recipe

Rose's Anise(Black Licorice) Ricotta Pie

By Rose Rauhauser NewYorkWoman

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Rose's Story

If you like the taste of black licorice this is the pie for you. Grandma Lucia's recipe and I tweeked it. She lived to be 3 months short of 100 yrs. old, still making this pie. She'd be so proud. Enjoy.


lb. and a little more ricotta (whole milk)
2 Tbsp
melted butter
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2 Tbsp
sour cream
extra large eggs
1/3 c
sugar or a little more if u like sweeter
1 tsp
2 tsp
anise extract
a pinch of cinnamon
lemon rind of 1 lemon
2 c
all purpose flour
a pinch of baking powder
1 Tbsp
1/2 c
butter (softened)
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2 Tbsp
large egg
3 or 4 Tbsp
cold water

Directions Step-By-Step

In a 10" pie plate....Mix flour, baking power,butter,shortening by hand form a well put in egg and cold water mix until dough may have to add cold water by tablespoon to mix thoroughly. Roll out crust and place into pie plate, fork bottom.
Filling: Mix all ingredients together in mixer until smooth. Place into unbaked pie crust. Place in oven at 350 for l hour 15 minutes or until middle of pie does not shake, test. While done, open door of the oven, turn off and let rest 10 or 15 minutes in the oven. Remove, enjoy.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies

  • Comments

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    Colleen Sowa colleenlucky7 - May 2, 2011
    Hi Rose! Your recipe is much better looking than the one I have!!! So happy to see old family recipes being posted! Loved hearing about your grandmother...!!!! xo
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    Colleen Sowa colleenlucky7 - May 2, 2011
    I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!
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    Rose Rauhauser NewYorkWoman - May 3, 2011
    Thanks Colleen, I'm making your Strawberry Pie recipe this weekend, my family will be soooo happy. Can't wait. Thanks for the tip about my picture on here. I have to get my husband to take one of me, can't do it by myself.
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    Colleen Sowa colleenlucky7 - May 3, 2011
    You have some really good recipes... and are on my favorite list.
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    Colleen Sowa colleenlucky7 - May 9, 2011
    Glad you put a photo on... now you will be eligable to get a blue ribbon!!!! xo