Cream Cheese Pastry

4.6
(27) 23 Reviews
Prep Time
15
min.
Total Time
3
hr.
30
min.
Servings

16 servings or 2 (9-inch) pie crusts, 8 servings each

What You Need

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Make It

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  • Mix flour and salt in large bowl. Cut in cream cheese and butter with pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Shape into ball; wrap tightly. Refrigerate several hours or until firm.
  • Preheat oven to 450°F. Divide dough in half. Roll out each half on lightly floured surface to 12-inch circle; place in 9-inch pie plate. Turn under edges; flute. Prick with fork.
  • Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.

Size Wise

Enjoy making a homemade crust for your special pie recipe, but remember to watch portion size.

Use Your Tart Pans

For pie crusts, divide dough into 16 balls; wrap tightly. Refrigerate several hours or until firm. Roll out each ball to 6-inch circle on lightly floured surface; place in 4-inch tart pan. Turn under edges; flute. Prick with fork. Bake at 450°F for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown. Makes 16 pie crusts.

Servings

  • 16 servings or 2 (9-inch) pie crusts, 8 servings each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 16 servings or 2 (9-inch) pie crusts, 8 servings each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 210
% Daily Value
Total fat 17g
Saturated fat 9g
Cholesterol 45mg
Sodium 210mg
Carbohydrate 12g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 1g
Protein 3g
   
Vitamin A 10 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 0 %DV
Iron 4 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • emeraldgreengirl | Sat, Jan 3 2009 11:01 PM

    Simple, sweet and to the point!! But a lot easier if you use a pastry cutter.

  • rock4046 | Thu, Sep 20 2007 2:01 PM

    everyone enjoyed it,had to make a second one

  • dimmu | Thu, Jan 18 2007 4:19 PM

    This is the only pastry receipe I have ever seen that does not call for shortening. It is so refreshing to have a trans fat free option! I make it often and it is really easy and delicious!

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