Chocolate Ricotta Pie

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Melanie Campbell

By
@RossCampbell

It is always requested for every holiday. My mother's neighbor is Italian. When we moved into the house next door, she brought this over to welcome us to the neighborhood. I enjoyed it and asked for the recipe.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8
Cook:
2 Hr

Ingredients

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  • CRUST

  • 1 1/4 c
    graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 c
    butter, melted
  • 2 Tbsp
    granulated sugar
  • FILLING

  • 1 lb
    ricotta cheese
  • 3/4 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tsp
    almond extract
  • 1 c
    almonds, toasted
  • 1/2 c
    semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 1/4 c
    heavy cream

How to Make Chocolate Ricotta Pie

Step-by-Step

  1. PRE-HEAT oven to 375F.
  2. MIX graham cracker crumbs, butter and sugar together in a bowl. Shape inside 9” pie plate. If crust is too crumbly, add a small amount of butter so crumbs will hold together. Bake at 375 for 8-9 minutes, until lightly browned. Allow to cool.
  3. COMBINE ricotta, confectioner’s sugar, and almond extract in a bowl and set aside.
  4. COMBINE almonds and chocolate. Chop together in a food processor; do not chop too fine.
  5. FOLD together cheese mix and chopped almond & chocolate and chill.
  6. WHIP heavy cream until stiff. Fold into ricotta and chocolate mix half at a time.
  7. SPOON into chilled crust and let sit overnight before serving.
  8. Serve with chocolate sauce, if desired.

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About Chocolate Ricotta Pie

Course/Dish: Desserts, Pies, Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #ricotta




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