After a good dinner, one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relatives. 
                   Oscar Wilde

Cheesecake with a Twist a.k.a. Lemonade Cheesecake

2 cups whole-milk ricotta
1 6-ounce can frozen lemonade, thawed
2 large eggs
1/2 cup sugar
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
Graham cracker crust*

1.  Bake and cool graham crackercrust before mixing filling.
2.  In a food processor or with an electric mixer, combine 2 cups whole-milk ricotta,1 6-oz can frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed, 2 large eggs, 1/2 cup sugar and 1/3 cupall-purpose flour.
3.  Process or blend two minutes. 
4.  Pour into a prepared graham cracker pie crust, and bake at 350°F. for 50 to 55 minutes or until center is set.
5.  Cool completely, then cover and chill at least 4 hours.

*Graham Cracker Crust

Preheat oven to 325° F. for crust, then raise to 350° F. beforemixing pie filling.

8 honey grahams **
6 tablespoons soft butter
3 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon

Crush crackers. Add sugar and cinnamon.
Melt butter and stir into crumbs. Press into 9-inch pie pan.
Bake at 325°F. until lightly browned, 10 to 12 minutes; cool before filling.

** If using packaged graham-cracker crumbs,
For a 9″ pie plate, use


¼ cups graham cracker crumbs
¼ cup sugar
1/3 cup melted butter or margarine
1 teaspoon cinnamon

Bake at 375°F. for 8 minutes.

Cool Lime Pie  (no-bake filling)

1 pkg. (8 ozs.) cream cheese, softened
1  can (14 ozs.) Eagle Brand sweetened condensed milk (NOT evaporated milk)
1 6-ounce can frozen limeade, thawed
4 drops green food coloring, optional
1 carton frozen, whipped topping, thawed, divided
1 kiwifruit, peeled and sliced, and mandarin-orange segments, for garnish, optional
Graham cracker crust*

1.  In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and milk until smooth. 
2.  Add limeade and food coloring, if desired.  Fold in half of the whippedtopping.  Pour into crust. 
3.  Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.  Garnish with kiwi, remaining whippedtopping, and orange segments, if desired.  Or pass separately.

This recipe has been kitchen tested.


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