Ricotta Cheesecake with Dried Cherries and Golden Raisins

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A Passion for Desserts

By Emily Luchetti

Published 2003

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Graham crackers make an ideal crumb crust for cheesecakes and pies and complement practically all fillings. While I will make my own graham crackers for the Banana Cream-Graham Cracker Napoleons, for a crumb crust I won’t bother. | I am a big fan of dense, New York-style cheesecakes but sometimes I am in the mood for a cheesecake recipe like the following that is not quite as heavy. Using ricotta and folding in whipped egg whites lightens the cake. Drain o