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st. patrick's day - pistachio cream cheese pie

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a recipe by
Bobby (*_*)
Monticello, KY

HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY. I decided to make a cream cheese pie, using pistachios and a green topping. Ahhh--it's so good!!!

★★★★★ 1
serves 8-10
prep time 30 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Convection Oven

Ingredients For st. patrick's day - pistachio cream cheese pie

  • 1
    deep dish graham cracker pie crust
  • 2 pkg
    (8-oz each) cream cheese, soften
  • 3 lg
    eggs, room temperature
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    shelled pistachio's (look in directions on pistachio)
  • 1
    16-oz sourcream, room temperature
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 c
  • 6
    drops green food coloring
  • 1/8 c
    pistachio (look at directions on pistachios

How To Make st. patrick's day - pistachio cream cheese pie

  • 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.