Frau Moyer's Cheese Custard Pie

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Total Time
55mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
40 mins

Not terribly sweet but oh-so-comforting. The original recipe included directions for making your own curds. This recipe comes from the Pennsylvania Dutch chapter of the United States Regional Cookbook, Culinary Arts Institute of Chicago, 1947

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. Rinse cottage cheese and drain very well.
  3. Mash cottage cheese into a mixing bowl.
  4. Add cream, sugar, yolks of eggs, salt and butter; mix very well and add nutmeg.
  5. Beat egg whites to stiff peaks.
  6. Fold into cottage cheese mixture.
  7. Line a pie plate or pudding dish with the piecrust.
  8. Pour in the cheese custard.
  9. Bake at 450F for ten minutes, reduce heat to 350F and bake for an additional 30 minutes.
  10. Serve at once.