Melopitta (Honey Pie)




Ingredients

  • 2 cups cottage cheese
  • ½ cup cream cheese, at to room temperature
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 cup honey
  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • ½ cup coarsely chopped almonds
  • Pie crust (to cover only the bottom of the pan), frozen or prepared
  • Cinnamon, to taste

Procedure

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In large mixing bowl, mix cottage cheese, cream cheese, and sugar until well blended.
  3. Mixing constantly, add honey, eggs, and almond extract.
  4. Add the nuts and stir.
  5. Pour mixture into pie crust and bake in oven for about 45 minutes, until crust is golden brown and pie is firm.
  6. Sprinkle with cinnamon.
  7. Cool to room temperature and serve in small wedges.
Serves 10 to 12.

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