Mini Orange Ricotta Pies
Cinnamon and orange combine in the scrumptious ricotta cheese filling of these tarts.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours 10 minutes
(16 oz.) part skim ricotta cheese
finely chopped candied orange peel or candied ginger
grated orange peel (optional)*
Keebler® Ready Crust® Mini Graham Cracker Pie Crust
thin orange slices, halved (optional)
1. In fine-mesh strainer place cheese. Position strainer over bowl. Refrigerate at least 2 hours, allowing liquid from cheese to drain into bowl. Discard liquid from bowl.
2. In food processor combine cheese, sugar, candied orange peel, lemon juice, vanilla, orange peel (if desired) and cinnamon. Cover and process until nearly smooth. Spoon into crusts. Refrigerate at least 2 hours.
3. Top each pie with orange piece or grated orange peel as desired. Store in refrigerator.
Yields 2 1/4 cups filling
Note: Candied orange peel can be used instead of grated.