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

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Nutrition

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  • 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 ...