Sunday, January 09, 2005

Raspberry Cheese Pie

1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened,
1/2 c. sour cream
1/3 c.sugar
2 large eggs
1 unbaked 9-inch pie shell
20 oz. frozen raspberries,thawed
1 x water
3 Tb. cornstarch
1/2 c. whipped cream

Combine the cream cheese and sour cream in a bowl, using an electric
mixer set at medium speed, until smooth and fluffy. Add the sugar
and eggs blending well. Pour into the unbaked pie shell.

Bake at 375 degrees F. for 35 minutes or until a knife inserted in
the center comes out clean. Chill for at least 1 hour in the

Meanwhile, drain the raspberries, reserving the juice. Add enough
water to the juice to make 3/4 cup of juice. Blend the cornstarch
and juice together in a 2-quart saucepan.

Cook, over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture comes
to a boil. Cook for 1 minute more. (Mixture will be very thick.)

Remove from the heat and stir in the raspberries, then cool to room

Fold the whipped cream into the cooled raspberries and spread the
mixture over the chilled cream cheese layer.

Chill for an additional 2 to 3 hours before serving.

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