Brandy Hazelnut Cheese Pie

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Charlene Chambers

By
@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!!

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
1 Hr

Ingredients

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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

How to Make Brandy Hazelnut Cheese Pie

Step-by-Step

  • 1Fit crust into 9" pie pan and crimp edges
  • 2In 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.
  • 3Pour mixture into piecrust and top with 1 1/4 c hazelnuts.
  • 4In a small mixing bowl whisk together corn syrup, 3 eggs, 1/4 c sugar and 2 tsp. brandy.
  • 5Pour 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.
  • 6Remove 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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