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Cheese Pie Or Cake

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Ingredients
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), melted
For filling
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cream/Evaporated milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cottage cheese 2 Pound (4 Cups)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Eggs 4 , separated
  Sifted flour 3 Tablespoon
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Grated lemon peel 1 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Crush the zwieback and roll to fine crumbs; combine half the crumbs with the sugar, salt and melted butter or margarine and mix until well blended. Spread over the bottom and sides of a 9-inch cake pan with removable bottom; cover the pan with waxed paper and place in the refrigerator to chill while you are preparing the filling.
2. Start oven, set at Moderate, 350° F.
3. Combine the sugar and cream and stir until the sugar is dissolved; add the cottage cheese, salt, well-beaten egg yolks, flour, vanilla and grated lemon peel; beat thoroughly until well blended and smooth.
4. Beat the egg whites stiff and fold into the cheese mixture.
5. Pour into the prepared pan. Sprinkle with the remaining crumbs. Bake about 1 hour.
6. Let the pie cool in the baking pan.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes

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