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                             ITALIAN CHEESECAKE
 
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 Serving Size  : 2    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cheesecakes                      Desserts
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    8      ounce         Mascarpone ( or cream cheese)
    1 1/2  pound         Part-skim ricotta cheese
    3                    Egg yolks -- lightly beaten
      1/2  cup           Sugar
    2      tablespoon    Cognac or brandy
    2      tablespoon    Vanilla
    2      9            prepared crumb pie crusts
 
 Cream the cheeses together, add egg yolks, syugar, cognac and vanilla. Pour
 into prepared pie crusts .Bake at 375 F for 30 minutes or until tester
 inserted in center comes out clean. Makes 2 pies.
 
 Note: Amaretto, frangelica or other liquiers may be substituted for the
 cognac. For a plain cheesecake, use only the vanilla. Chopped pecans or other
 nuts may be added.
 
 From the Dallas Morning News, by Waltrina Stovall.
 
 Formatted by Marge Nemeth.
 
 
 
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