Cheesecake Recipes

Italian Cheesecake
Serving Size: 2

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

Cooking Directions:

Cream the cheeses together, add egg yolks, sugar, 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 liqueurs 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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