Ricotta Pie

Today I made Ricotta Pie!

2 eggs, 1/3C sugar, 32 oz part-skim ricotta cheese, 3T any fruit liqueur, 2 graham-cracker pie shells, colorful fruit (berries or mango, for instance) or candy (jelly beans, gummy candies or gumdrops, for instance) or any other toppings (chocolate chips, nuts or dried fruit, for instance)

Preheat oven to 350F.

Ricotta Pie

Beat eggs.

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Ricotta Pie

Mix in sugar.

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Ricotta Pie

Stir in liqueur.

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Stir in cheese. Blend well.

Ricotta Pie

Turn into pie shells.

Ricotta Pie

Ricotta Pie

Bake 45-50 minutes or until set in center. Cool 20 minutes. Press in desired toppings, like malted milk balls. Serve warm or cold.

Ricotta Pie

Banana Ricotta Cake

Today I made Banana Ricotta Cake!

3 ripe mashed small bananas, 4T ricotta cheese, 2 eggs, 2 scant C flour, 3/4C sugar, 1t baking soda, 3/4t baking powder, 1/2t salt, 1/2C butter

Preheat oven to 350F. Sift together dry ingredients. In separate bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs. Add bananas. Blend well. Add ricotta. Blend well. Stir in dry ingredients until just blended. Turn into a greased 9″ springform pan. Bake 25-30 minutes or until lightly browned.