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Italian Cheesecake

No recipe image available.This recipe makes two brandied cheesecake pies made with ricotta cheese.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 1/2 pounds ricotta cheese
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese
3 large egg yolks
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 tablespoons brandy
2 tablespoons vanilla extract
2 (9-inch) graham cracker pie crusts
1/4 cup chocolate syrup

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine together ricotta cheese, cream cheese, egg yolks, sugar, brandy, and vanilla, beating until well-blended.
  2. Pour into 2 (9-inch) graham cracker pie crusts and drizzle with chocolate syrup.
  3. Bake in a preheated 350°F (175°C) oven for 30 minutes, or until the center is set.

Makes 2 cheesecake pies; 16 servings.