Sweet Pie4 Reviews
- Prep: 1 hr
- Cook: 1 hr
- Ready In: 2 hr
“This is a traditional Easter pie in my family. It has been in my family for as long as I can remember.” - by LLYONS
Original recipe yields 1 - 9 inch pie
- 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.
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
- 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.
- Pour into crust and bake in preheated oven for 45 minutes or until lightly browned and firm.
Amount Per Serving (8 total)
- 433 cal
- 16.1 g
- 56.7 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (4)Rate This Recipe
"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 plentiful..." See more. This is an easy pie to make!"
"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 great al..." See moreternative to cheesecake!"
"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 time o..." See moren making the crust - bought the frozen one and I also topped the pie with fresh strawberries and blueberries. Thanks!"
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