Sweet Pie

Sweet Pie

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"This is a traditional Easter pie in my family. It has been in my family for as long as I can remember."

Ingredients

2 h servings 433 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 433 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 16.1 g
  • 25%
  • Carbs:
  • 56.7g
  • 18%
  • Protein:
  • 15.1 g
  • 30%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 127 mg
  • 42%
  • Sodium:
  • 259 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. For Crust: In a large bowl, sift together 1 1/2 cups flour, 4 tablespoons sugar and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Cut in butter, 1 egg and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Mix until dough forms. Roll into 9 inch crust. Place dough in greased pie plate. Chill for 1 hour.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. In a large bowl, beat 4 eggs. Add 1 teaspoon vanilla, 1 1/2 pounds ricotta cheese, 2 tablespoons flour, 1 cup white sugar and 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar. Beat until smooth.
  4. Pour into crust and bake in preheated oven for 45 minutes or until lightly browned and firm.
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This pie has a great, simple flavor, reminding me of a light-textured cheesecake. I added just a bit of fresh grated nutmeg. Make sure you use a deep dish pie plate, because the filling is ple...

This was fabulous! I cheated and used a frozen pie crust, but this is a great recipe - much lighter than the old traditional italian ricotta pie I'm used to - but delicious and VERY EASY! A gr...

This was my first time making Sweet Pie for Easter and I was really impressed with this recipe! Came out really good! Definitely going to be an annual tradition from now on...i didn't spend the ...

This was delicious. Next time I'll try adding some fruit to the mixture, like chopped pineapple.