Brandy Hazelnut Cheese Pie

Charlene Chambers


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!!


★★★★★ 2 votes

30 Min
1 Hr


  • 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
  • 1 1/4 c
    coarsely chopped toasted hazelnuts plus 1/2 c finely chopped toasted hazelnuts (for crust)
  • 1 c
    light corn syrup

How to Make Brandy Hazelnut Cheese Pie


  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

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About Brandy Hazelnut Cheese Pie

Course/Dish: Pies

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