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cream cheese pie crust

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Pat Duran
Las Vegas, NV

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

(2 ratings)
yield serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For cream cheese pie crust

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

How To Make cream cheese pie crust

  • 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. --- For pies that bake longer that 40 minutes, cover rims of pie with foil to prevent excess browning.