ST. PATRICK'S DAY - PISTACHIO CREAM CHEESE PIE

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Bobby (*_*)

By
@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!!!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8-10
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Convection Oven

Ingredients

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  • 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

How to Make ST. PATRICK'S DAY - PISTACHIO CREAM CHEESE PIE

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.

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About ST. PATRICK'S DAY - PISTACHIO CREAM CHEESE PIE

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




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