Cream Cheese Pie Crust

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

A delicate, flaky crust with the cream cheese flavor- it's delicious for fruit or cream pies or for quiches or tart shells.


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Serves:

one 9- inch pie shell

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

3 oz
pkg. cream cheese
1/3 c
margarine, softened
1 c
all purpose flour
1/8 tsp
salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine softened cream cheese and margarine, mixing until well blended. Add flour and salt; mix well. Form into ball; chill thoroughly. On lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 12 inch circle. Place in 9-inch pie plate. Trim and flute edge; prick bottom and sides with fork. Bake at 400^ for 15 minutes or until golden brown.
2
For tart shells, divide dough into 24 balls; press into mini muffin pan. Bake at 400^ , 10-12 minutes.
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For pies that bake longer that 40 minutes, cover rims of pie with foil to prevent excess browning.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American