A super-rich Italian take on cheesecake. Shortcrust pastry cases are filled with a sweetened egg, cream, ricotta cheese and glace cherry filling. It's the perfect indulgent treat for dessert.
If you can get your hands on green and red glace cherries, it will add an additional festive feel.
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I halfed this recipe and served it at a Christmas party with friends. The ricotta made a very nice texture, with good flavor, but we did not care too much for the candied cherries. I think it would be just fine without them. - 24 Dec 2007 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)
I made this for easter and instead of using cherries I used a can of crushed pineapple~What a fabulous pie!!! My husband has requested it for his birthday instead of cake!!! Top it with some whipped cream and strawberries...I think I'll do that next!! - 02 Apr 2008 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)
This pie was nice for something different to make for the holidays. I followed the directions as they were except I omitted the candied cherries. It came out really well, my family really liked it. The lemon flavor was really a nice touch because without it the pie wouldn't have had much flavor. - 20 May 2010 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)