ST. PATRICK'S DAY - PISTACHIO CREAM CHEESE PIE

Bobby Webb

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@Bobbycountry

HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY.

I decided to make a cream cheese pie, using pistachios and a green topping.

Ahhh--it's so good!!!


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Serves:

8-10

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Method:

Convection Oven

Ingredients

1
deep dish graham cracker pie crust
2 pkg
(8-oz each) cream cheese, soften
3 large
eggs, room temperature
1/2 c
sugar
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1 c
shelled pistachio's (look in directions on pistachio)

TOPPING

1
16-oz sourcream, room temperature
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1/4 c
sugar
6
drops green food coloring
1/8 c
pistachio (look at directions on pistachios

Directions Step-By-Step

1
PISTACHIO:
Shell your pistachios and get about 1 cup of shelled pistachios.
2
Take shelled pistachios and put in a food processor and pulse until you get a coarse ground. Pour 1/8 cup of ground pistachios from the ground pistachios and reserve it. Take remaining ground pistachios (should be about 1/2 cup), and reserve them.
3
Place your oven rack in the center of your oven, and set your oven to 325 degrees.
Get all ingredients together.
4
Beat cream cheese, eggs, sugar, vanilla and 1/2 cup of ground pistachios until smooth
5
Pour into one extra large graham cracker crust. Bake at 325 degrees for 25 minutes. Remove from oven. Set oven to 400 degrees.
6
While pie is setting, mix sour cream, sugar, vanilla, 6 drops of green food coloring and 1/8 cup of ground pistachios. Mix until smooth.
7
Pour over baked cream cheese mixture. Bake for 10 minutes at 400 degrees. Remove from oven.
8
Let set for 10 minutes on wire rack. Place whole shelled pistachios on top if desired. Place in refrigerator until cool. Refrigerate after cutting.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids