Cream Cheese Pizza Pasties

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

These are so light and flaky - you will want more-- other fillings may be substituted such as pineapple and bacon, hamburger and mushroom with onion, etc....


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Comments:

Serves:

makes 2 pasties

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/4 c
solid shortening
3 oz
pkg. cream cheese
1 1/4 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
salt
3 Tbsp
ice water
1/2 lb
ground lean beef
1/3 c
pizza sauce
1 Tbsp
chopped onion
1 tsp
oregano
1/4 tsp
salt
1 dash(es)
pepper
1/2 c
shredded mozzarella cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cut shortening and cream cheese into flour and salt.
Sprinkle with water one Tablespoon at a time until dough holds together. Chill about 25 minutes.
Brown beef. Pour off fat. Stir in pizza sauce, onion, oregano, salt and pepper.
Set aside.
Roll out pastry into two 8-inch circles on a floured surface.
Cover 1/2 of each circle with meat mixture, and top each with cheese.
Fold over pastry to cake a half moon.
Press our edges with fork to seal .
Bake on a lightly greased cookie sheet at 425^ for 20 minutes , until golden brown.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Italian