"A nickel will get you on the subway, but garlic will get you a seat."--Old New York Proverb

Italian Ricotta Pie Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


This recipe for Italian Ricotta Pie, by , is from , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Cesira Gioiella
Added: Sunday, June 25, 2006


Pie Crust:

2 T. Crisco
1 C. sugar
4 eggs
3-1/2 C. flour
2 t. baking powder


3-1/2 lbs.
7 eggs
2 jigger of anisette
2 C. sugar
2 t. cornstarch
1 lemon rind grated
1 orange rind grated
1/2 citron - cut-up

Pie Crust directions:

Cream shortening, add sugar. Add eggs one at a time, beat well. Then add flour and baking powder, mix together. Put in refrigerator until ready.

Filling directions:
Mix the above ingredients in the order indicated above. Roll dough to size of oblong pan, 9x12. Line pan with crust moderatley.

Pour in filling with remailing dough, weave pattern to form a basket weave weave pattern.

Bake at 325 for 1 hour 15 minutes

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
2 hours




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!